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01-06-2012, 10:17 AM   #1
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Finally picked up a K-5

Good day all. Its been a while since i have been on the forums, but i just wanted to post that I finally broke down and up graded my Pentax bag with the K-5, the other day. Henrys had a good boxing week sale on, and i had some Christmas money so i figured what the heck.
I have not really put it through its paces yet, just a few tests, but it seems like a great camera. I like the quieter shutter, IQ looks good and no apparent focus problems with the lenses i have field tested so far. its a bit smaller than i wanted but i think i can learn to live with the size. Looking forward to testing out the higher ISO features, which is what sold me on the K-5, the D700 is still way to pricy for me.:-)

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Congrats on the camera!
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Congratulations. I've had my K5 (replaced a K20D) for a month and love it. I also purchased the grip for it and that makes it a little bigger and easier to balance with some lenses for me.
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Congrats on your new purchase!!

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QuoteOriginally posted by pentkon52 Quote
Henrys had a good boxing week sale on, and i had some Christmas money so i figured what the heck.
Dave Brooks
Ahh, nice to know someone else who took advantage of that price reduction. Week before christmas I traded my K20, Nikon D80 and some lenses and a flash for the K5. Of course they then dropped the price another $30 during boxing week but luckily I was within my 14 day return window so got that refunded as well. Gotta love Henrys sometimes.

I love the K5, I actually like the smaller size and the quieter shutter is great. Very nice upgrade from the K20.
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