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02-24-2011, 01:17 AM   #16
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Luulisi että alkutuotanto olisi niin halpa, ettei kannata vanhaa K-5 korjata enään tehtaalla.

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I called up the Pentax service center in Sweden today. They said that at the moment, there is nothing they can do about K-5's turned in for artificial light FF. They said it is a known issue, they confirmed that Pentax Japan is working on a fix, and they're just waiting at the moment. He recommended I use Live View focusing as a temporary workaround -- but me sending in my camera for repair two days ago was all for naught. There is nothing they can do until Pentax Japan releases a patch.
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I have it on very good authority (myself) that all the K-5's being turned on are be re-badged with "Nikon" and sold as such. Furthermore, not one of those has been returned.








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QuoteOriginally posted by Tom S. Quote
...re-badged with "Nikon" and sold as such. Furthermore, not one of those has been returned.
Nikons are very good cameras.

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I'd buy one that was labeled as factory refurbished if they knocked a couple hundred off the price and still offered the same warranty. I've bought many Apple products this way and have been very happy.
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fyi.... b+h photo has a used k-5 for 1279-, rated at 9+...... but with only a 30 day b+h warranty...
i'm nuts, but not that nuts....... or am i ?????????
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En itse osta mitään vanhaa käytettyä romua.
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QuoteOriginally posted by adestefan Quote
I'd buy one that was labeled as factory refurbished if they knocked a couple hundred off the price and still offered the same warranty. I've bought many Apple products this way and have been very happy.
Here you go - the last one they listed went for $1225:

Refurbished K-5

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QuoteOriginally posted by Tom S. Quote
Here you go - the last one they listed went for $1225:

Refurbished K-5
Wouldn't the warranty be an issue? I wouldn't want to send my camera to Japan real bad if it needed warranty work.
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maybe they refurbish and change the serial number

then sell it cheaper one or two years later(price already drop that time)
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