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03-25-2011, 09:27 PM   #1
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[langtitle=fr]K5 et ses défauts[/langtitle]

I change this message because i were misunderstood with the translation of language and most of the problems were located in my memory card,
and the default settings,
i wanted to compare these problems with other users and it has been seen as something other,
the K5 is pretty good, it is really more powerful than most of other DSLR,

i just hope 24fps mode cinema mode
and that ISO can be fixed in video mode

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03-25-2011, 09:30 PM   #2
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Return it or sell it.

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Je préférerais que Pentax corrige tout ça dans un K6
03-25-2011, 09:42 PM   #4
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I hate to break it to you, but your K10 had a lot more plastic than the K5. Somehow I think that won't really matter to you, though. I agree with Jeff. If you're that unhappy then you really have no choice but to sell or return the camera and wipe the name Pentax from your mind.

03-25-2011, 09:43 PM   #5
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Some see an ugly toad.......
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But I see a Handsome Prince....
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We see what we see.....I'm not sure what you see, but my K5 is Perfect for me. Sounds like your K10D is perfect for you, so we must both be very happy....right?
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QuoteOriginally posted by JeffJS Quote
Return it or sell it.
Like he said.

If you sell it, someone else will be very happy with it and there will be double the pleasure!
(Alternatively, read the manual and set it up for optimum performance, and you might get to like it.)
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QuoteOriginally posted by thierryk5 Quote
Je préférerais que Pentax corrige tout ça dans un K6
They may, they may not. In the meantime, you're not happy with what you have, correct?

BTW, Lack of 24 fps video is WELL documented and complained about by those wanting to use the camera for video.

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I would suggest a dedicated video camera for video.

03-25-2011, 10:13 PM   #9
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Didn't the latest firmware update sort out the card size restriction?
03-25-2011, 10:13 PM   #10
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Sounds to me like the K-5 is not for you.

But can't the K-5 accommodate(up to) 64GB SDHC?
Either way, it is xDHC compliant and will certainly be updated to accommodate the larger cards, so patience is your friend here.

But what's with the noise issue?
I find the K-5 to be so very clean over that of our K200D, K20D and Kx.
Then again, I only shoot RAW so, that might have alot to do with it.

However... I've never encountered the continuous shooting issue you describe either.
I always find it "so very fast" on my end that it continues to surprise me. Then again, I turn off all/and every processing feature because I like to keep my files as basic as possible(for post).

As for video... you didn't buy a DSLR for video did you?
I know I didn't
As far as I can see, the K-5 is not a video machine.
Yes... it can do video. But that's purely a commodity as far as I'm concerned.
However, if I was going for a video camera that can accommodate lenses, then I would most certainly look at the Panasonic or one of the FF Canon's. Which aren't perfect either, but they seem better suited to the task.

Question though... didn't you know about video before you bought the K-5?
And finally... if you just bought it, I would certainly return it if I was in your shoes.
There's not sense paying $1500 for something that isn't working in your favor.
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He needs to upgrade the firmware to 1.03. From what he is describing, the buffer performance problem was fixed in 1.01 and sdxc support was added in 1.02, so he must have 1.00. Not sure what is noisy, i've personally never seen such low noise, unless you're perhaps talking about the niise in lwive view when you zoomed in.
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I've owned more than one copy of the K10d, K20d, K-7 and now I have a copy of the K-5. Your thread is very bizarre. If you see too much noise then you must have received a defective unit.
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K-5 wasnt built for video, its a photographer's camera.
Return it and buy a video camera.

Ive had mine a week now and for photography i cant find any flaws.
Couldnt care less about video or live view.
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Oh for chrissake! Fair suck of the sauce bottle; You bought a still camera! If you want videos buy a dedicated video camera.

Bloody hell, I can see it now you will then complain that the video camera is no good for stills.

(Or perhaps you are just CANIKON owner disgruntled (threatened?) over the success and quality of the K-5)

Greetings from sunny Melbourne
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This has to be a S@#-stir. This guy cannot be serious.

Noise? What noise? IS) 16000 files look fine to me.

Video? Who cares. I shoot it at zero fps (have never even turned it on to test functionality)

FPS? Mine does 7 FPS comfortably, and will take more than 20 shot if I let it. (or when the remote gets stuck)

Outstanding features/ergonomics/controls/sensor/price.

As my fellow Melbournian has said. Fair suck of the saveloy. This is a truly brilliant CAMERA.

Want video? go buy some huge Canon something or other and leave off this ridiculous critisism.

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