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10-22-2015, 08:14 AM   #31
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QuoteOriginally posted by 6BQ5 Quote
This becomes an interesting puzzle to solve. SR functionality can be moved from the body to the lens. Would that move be a deal-breaker for some people? Lenses may become more expensive although the body may be cheaper to produce. Adapted lenses would have no SR applied to them.
I wouldn't release a line of SR enabled lenses specifically for a mirrorless camera. The idea with mirrorless, in my humble opinion, is to keep the whole package as small as possible. The 5mm you gain each way by dropping SR are less than the size hit you get by stick a SR element in a zoom (they don't seem to stabilize most short primes).

If there is a place to consider optical shake reduction, it would be in telephoto lenses.

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Every point and shoot ever made is mirrorless, and the K-01 is definitely too big to fit in your pocket, so, I wear a coat with big pockets, problem solved.
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Every point and shoot ever made is mirrorless
And every rangefinder! That strange hybrid called the Olympus Pen F seems to have managed the issue in some other strange way but IIRC even it was far, far closer to WYSIWYG than any P&S or RF.
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QuoteOriginally posted by pathdoc Quote
Would you be willing to sacrifice SR if that kept things really small, or would that be a deal-breaker for you?
Would be no problem for me.

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Removing SR would make zero difference to the depth needed for the K-mount lenses, there'd be next to no reduction in body size by removing it.
Look how slim the MX-1 is, it has sensor shift SR as does the Q.
Pentax made the K-01 as small as was possible at the time. Marc Newson didn't design it to be too big.
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I think LCD screen takes much more space on the K-01 than the SR. And since screen technology has advanced a lot (due to tablets, smartphones), I think this can be applied to a camera, as well.
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