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11-12-2013, 05:16 AM   #1
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Wanting to upgrade from K-5 to K-5ii/iis - Have some questions

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Ive read that the focus accuracy of the K-5ii is better than the original one so I want to upgrade to it because my FA 43 need different AF adjustment depending on the situation. Maybe the 2.8 sensor will work better?

How is the optical viewfinder in K-5ii vs K-5? My K-5s viewfinder have alot of reflections so I cant see through it clearly. Does the K-5ii have the same one?

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QuoteOriginally posted by striker_ Quote
How is the optical viewfinder in K-5ii vs K-5? My K-5s viewfinder have alot of reflections so I cant see through it clearly. Does the K-5ii have the same one?
Reflections in the viewfinder?

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Reflections in the viewfinder?
I think this person wears glasses, in which case the viewfinders are practically identical. So there won't be any improvement there.
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For the AF issue, I went through the same thing - take a look here:

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/115-pentax-k-5/218145-k-5-iis-focus-consi...-vs-k-5-a.html

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K-5II AF is everything the K-5 AF should have been. Night and day difference. You won't be disappointed by the K-5II/s.
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Thanks for the replies. The reflection on the viewfinder comes from not having my eyeball glued on it blocking all light from the sides. Yeah I wear glasses so the distance becomes greater. Using the OME53 helps a little but using it with glasses vignettes and the view feels weird. Some sort of distorted.

I think I will go for the K-5iis because I have a NEX 5n with same sensor already. That would help taking moirefree pictures. Perfect combo.
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