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10-02-2012, 08:26 AM   #16
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See if you can get the two year extended warranty if you buy new. Totally worth it for $20 (US).

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Just to set your mind at ease...Not saying nobody has been having issues but I've had the K-5 since Oktober of last year, never touched the AF micro adjustments and just received an SMC-F 50mm/f1.7 I picked up on Ebay. It's evening here so I couldn't resist shooting a few test shots at ISO800, wide-open at f1.7 under tungsten WB at the dining room table with the regular lamp hanging over the table switched on (it is dark over here now at 20:00 hours). Focus with this lens off Ebay on an unadjusted K-5 set to tungsten WB was dead-on. Nothing scientific mind you, but still might take away your fears...

Focus with the center cross-sensor on the skull in the first one, indicated text on the other 2.





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Bought the K-5 today, with two lenses the DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL WR Zoom Lens with the SMC Pentax DA 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED WR Zoom all for $1220,00.
Now the waiting beggins...
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Nice! Enjoy your new camera and welcome to the club!

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From what I can tell, the K5 II's autofocus should be much better at tracking birds in flight than the K5.
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