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Pentax MX Review
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Prior to this camera I have used a Minolta x-300, Chinon CA-4 and Minolta XG-1. I've been using it regularly since I got it, and have found it very easy to get accustomed to, although having been using the Chinon for so long that occasionally I forget to set the shutter.. (a terrible habit!) O...
Rating: 9 | Recommended: Yes Read More
Pentax K-S2 Review
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After 5 years with my k 50 (70000 clics and still ticking) i was due for an upgrade and am completely happy with my choice. All my lens from the film era still work,love my green button. Am sold to my brand PENTAK.
Rating: 8 | Recommended: Yes Read More
Pentax K-50 Review
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I can't recommend it with with a clear conscience. The camera behaved good at the beginning but later (after ayear or so) some issues started occuring, most memorable and common are: - built in - lamp sometimes didn't fire with no reason (when powered up fully) - from time to time pressing the shut...
Rating: 6 | Recommended: No Read More
Pentax K-01 Review
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Fun camera that takes excellent quality photos. LCD screen can be hard to see in sunlight but I now use a "clear viewer" and most of the problems have gone away. Square form factor can be used to take shots by placing on a flat surface. Feels pretty good in the hand and is easy to hold and shoot. Gr...
Rating: 8 | Recommended: Yes Read More
Pentax *ist DL2 Review
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I have given this camera body a 10 for an overall rating which seems pretty stupid of me but as a starter DSLR I much prefer it to the Canon EOS 350D, even with the smaller mp sensor. Ergonomics are great. I bought this camera complete with a Pentax DA 50-200mm F:4-5.6 ED zoom for US $50, in spares ...
Rating: 10 | Recommended: Yes Read More
Pentax ME F Review
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The Pentax ME F was released in October 1981 and is Pentax’s first attempt at an Auto Focus system. The ME F is based on the ME Super body that was released the year before. The AF feature only worked with the one M35-70/2.8 zoom, so it was not really that popular of a camera and was in production ...
Rating: 8 | Recommended: Yes Read More
Pentax K2 DMD Review
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I have one of these, however the meter won't stay on with the advance lever cocked part way like it's supposed to. I think it was abused somewhat despite it's almost otherwise prestine condition. That's ok, it works like my Minolta XD 11, which I love and will never sell. The best feature of the K2...
Rating: 8 | Recommended: Yes Read More



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