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07-08-2012, 11:28 PM   #1
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K-5 "Kit"-Good deal?

I am looking to buy a k-5 and saw a K-5 "kit" with lens, SD card and extra battery for a good price at Adorama. What's the catch?

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maybe a none WR lens? but I doubt that.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Penstemaniac Quote
I am looking to buy a k-5 and saw a K-5 "kit" with lens, SD card and extra battery for a good price at Adorama. What's the catch?
the SD card and battery are always el-cheapo ones in those "kits". Battery not so critical, but get a decent SD card.
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Check what type of kit lens: the DA18-55mm, the DAL18-55mm, or the DA18-55mm WR. All are based upon a similar optic and have similar IQ. However the latter (18-55WR) is WR and it might be worth it since your K-5 is WR.

You may also consider to skip the kit lens and buy directly another lens: eg, DA18-135mm WR, a prime, .....

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