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09-02-2012, 02:40 PM   #1
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A worth while upgrade?

Hello All.
I am currently using a K-7 and a K20 as my backup. Prices seem pretty good right now for a K5... Is it worth it? I figured I would sell my k20 with grip while it still has some value and use my k7 as a backup which I still love.
I am not a wedding shooter or anything crazy. I shoot mostly shoot kids, families and portraits. Is high ISO performance much better?

Any info on this is truly appreciated. Thanks so much in advance!

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only you can determine if its a good deal now to change cameras , I suggest you use google and put this in for yourself

Pentax K7 vs K5 and see what you get , I know I did on the Pentax K7 coming to me soon:
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QuoteOriginally posted by pcfranchina Quote
Is it worth it?
Yes.

QuoteOriginally posted by pcfranchina Quote
Is high ISO performance much better?
Yes.
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Thanks for the quick answer!

Just to double check, its the same grip right?

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Same grip k-7 and k-5, yes.
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Got it.

Thanks for your quick answers. I just picked up my k5. The plan is to keep my k7 as a backup.
Any reason I should keep the k20 as a backup and sell off the k7? (besides ergonomics, i always liked the k10, k20 feel better)
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Any reason I should keep the k20 as a backup and sell off the k7?
None that I can think of. The form factor and control layout of the K-7 will match the K-5 so it will be easy to switch between the two.

The diff in resale between the 20 vs k-7 maybe if you needed to get back more $?
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I still should get a decent amount for a k20, grip and 2 extra batteries. thanks!

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