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09-17-2010, 08:47 PM   #1
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Pentax K-5 to be announced in 2 days!

So, we've reached Saturday, the 18th. On Monday, in just two days, the official details on the K-5 will be unveiled!

Do I know them already? Maybe. If I do, I can't disclose them. If I don't, then everything is a rumor except for a few confirmed k-5 facts as determined on the forum. Let the final discussion begin!

In either case, on the 20th, PentaxForums.com will be bringing you all the information directly. Keep checking our homepage and the K-5 page in the camera reviews.


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09-17-2010, 09:01 PM   #2
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Is it Monday yet?
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Can't wait .... for IT
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Let's wait and see what Pentax K-5 will surprise us !

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feel like I am waiting for Jobs to say " we have one more thing"
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Curious to see K-5 on Monday. Smile
09-17-2010, 09:44 PM   #7
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Although it's out of my price range right now, I'm excited to see the direction they're taking.
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hope they announce some new premium glass at the same time rather than just a new kit lens

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Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? repeat ad nauseam...

I can't wait to find out if It has what i need or if go with a K7. :-)
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Someone ought to compose a lyric to Paul McCartney's tune in the very opening of "Venus and Mars" album. Something like:

"Logging in to the great Pentax Forums...
Waiting for Key five to arrive...
Cropped Frame, Full Frame,
High ISO noise are all
friends of mine..."

May be someone with proper English can chime in ...
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Anyone know WHEN on Monday it will be announced? The press conference time for the K-R release was known ahead of time so I'm hoping someone knows the same for the K-5.
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Anybody know if this is 12 bit like the k7 or 14 bit like most other high end cameras...
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QuoteOriginally posted by scole Quote
Anyone know WHEN on Monday it will be announced?
Here's hoping it'll be Japan time. I am same in the same timezone, so it could be Tuesday for me..
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The K-r was announced at 12 noon, Japanese time.
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At this point I am more interested in new glass. We have a pretty good idea what to expect...... a K-7 with the new Sony sensor and better AF. Not a lot of mystery.

What lens can we expect to see with the K-5? I doubt there is any chance we will see some fast long primes. A 135mm f/2 would be nice or a 90mm f/1.4.
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