See the Google translation of the formal reply, as below:-
Thank you for your inquiry.
The focus problem you describe is well known. We are currently working flat out on a software-side solution to the problem. Once an update is available for this issue, we will publish it on our website. We ask you to be patient.
We hope to have been helpful with our response.
Please do not hesitate to contact us again with any questions.
Pentax Camera Support Team"
So, two weeks have passed and could Pentax HQs/Hoya really put out a *software* solution to a very possibly *hardware* issue that caused by a latent design defect (as a result of cutting corners too much!)? I really doubt much about it! >:-o
Magnified AF Errors of the SAFOX IX than the SAFOX VIII !?
SAFOX IX Tungsten/Yellow Light Front Focus Issue Fully Investigated
Saturday, February 12, 2011