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07-26-2008, 03:58 PM   #1
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List of announcement dates for Pentax lenses and bodies

Greetings all. I was bored today and so I put together a little chart showing the announcement dates for Pentax DA lenses and digital SLRs. I've always been a little curious about the order in which the lenses were introduced, so I did a little homework.

If you see any errors, please notify me along with a link to an official press release so that I can update my chart. The spreadsheet is available on my website.

I offer this data to the community to use how they may. My only request is that any changes or expansions of any kind made from this chart be made available to the public at no cost or charge.

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Thanks!

I read this chart as follows: "The next announcement is to be expected approximately september 13." Is that just me, or do more people see it that way?
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There does seem to be a trend going for 9/13. However, I'll bet something closer to 9/23- photokina
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Would be interesting to have a "release date" column to see what the trend of lag time there is between announcement and being able to physically buy the gear...

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Any ideas on how to find that data? We could use forum archives for some more recent lenses, but contemporary info about pentax lenses dries up from about 2005 back. Perhaps a big dealer like B&H might have some info on when they first got a lens?
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Very popular periods are:
1. September, 13,
2. close to the end of February, 17-23,
3. August,
4. the end of the May till the end of June.

I hope that we can see something in September and than in winter - january or february.
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