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03-17-2011, 11:25 AM   #1
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going to pick-up my K-5 now

sorry for making a thread about it but I'm just too excited to keep it to myself. in half hour, I'm picking up my K-5, wish me luck that it isn't stained or suffer form ff not repairable by fw :-) a little bittersweet for my K20. cannot wait for trying the k5...also ordered the k3 focusing screen, it should arrive in a week, that is going to be a sweet sweet combo.

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QuoteOriginally posted by atiratha Quote
also ordered the k3 focusing screen
Wow. You've got some forward thinking there! :P
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Best of luck! You will love it.
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Congrats.
I managed to get a flawless K-5 recently(just tested) and so I'm confident you can get one too.

Good luck and don't forget to share your experiences.

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ok, got my k5 and am uberexcited. the battery held some charge, so I was able to turn it on nand do some basic tests, no stains so far, that's a relief. first impression - it's so tiny! my first dslr oly e400 was almost bigger and with worse grio. also, it's very light! bear in mind I upgraded from k20, which seems a mastodont by comparison. looking forward to the morning to walking to work with a fully charged battery!
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Onnea kuvauksiin!
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One question though. Once I read, that on K20D, magnifying to 8x during the viewing of the image corresponds to 100% magnification pixel peeping. How much magnification does one need to achieve this on K-5? Just wondering, in order not to zoom in too much and then criticize softness or something.
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