GPS in Pentax DSLR [Re: New Pentax Stuff Announced (nothing major)]

Collin Brendemuehl collinb at
Tue Feb 8 09:27:32 EST 2011

Be aware, though, that they are battery hogs.
Big time.
(this from personal experience)


Collin Brendemuehl 

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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Bruce Walker [mailto:bruce.walker at]
>Sent: Tuesday, February 8, 2011 08:49 AM
>To: 'Pentax-Discuss Mail List'
>Subject: GPS in Pentax DSLR  [Re: New Pentax Stuff Announced (nothing major)]
>On 11-02-08 6:42 AM, Rob Studdert wrote:
>> On 8 February 2011 09:54, John Celio<ntax at>  wrote:
>>> Optio WG-1 (replaces the W90, most likely)
>>> All links found via Dario's posts on Facebook
>>> I'm most interested in the WG-1, myself. I've been hoping to get a
>>> waterproof Optio for a long time. Hopefully I'll be able to do that
>>> later this year.
>> It would be quite useful to have a GPS in a Pentax DSLR, I wonder how
>> long it will take.
>Actually, you can have that now if you pop in an Eye-Fi Pro X2 8GB SDHC 
>card. Has a built-in GPS, as well as the WiFi that is its primary 
>function. Street price about $120.
>I'm considering one because it can be used in a wireless tethering setup 
>directly to Lightroom. Perfect for studio shooting.
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