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10-06-2013, 04:50 AM   #436
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QuoteOriginally posted by kenyee Quote
And I'd bet the D7100 has better video since we already know the K-3's processor can only do 1080/30p ..
Well, I wouldn't be too sure of that

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I see no difference between the two other than that the shutter is in the on position on the d-bg5
"They have eyes, but do not see" (Psalm 135:16)

See also the two pins, one on the front right, the other one on the back left: they have the same diameter on D-BG4

whilst on D-BG5 the front one is thicker and the back one thinner:

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QuoteOriginally posted by MariusCTM Quote
yeap, a dslr of 1kg and 1 lens of 1.5 kg over the heads of the crowd! cool!
I've used the LCD on my K-7 (with battery grip) to take photos over the head of a crowd using my DA* 60-250mm lens. More like 1 + 1 kilograms.

(An articulated screen would have been better! But this was 4 years ago.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Mistral75 Quote
That and also the fact that the upper front part of D-BG4 is horizontal, flat:


whilst there is a slight recess in the corresponding part of D-BG5, matching the body's slight protrusion:
QuoteOriginally posted by Sandy Hancock Quote
Similar, but not the same. Look at the detente pins. On the D-BG4 there are both the same size, but on the D-BG5 one is thinner, and one is thicker than those of the D-BG4. As such they are quite deliberately incompatible.
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I have no source other than the images of the new grip.



I don't know about "deliberately", but I do fear "incompatible".

(For me, the problem isn't so much the price, it is that my main camera and my back-up camera would have different grips, which is more to carry around. This hasn't happened for my last 2 cameras).
Thanks, guys.
I tried to find some differences last night but I guess I was too tired and not sharp anymore. Allthough they look very similair, this is defenately a different grip. Too bad.

@ Barry: Price is not a problem but if the old grip would fit then I could spend 250,- on something else
Besides, when working with 2 bodies I only use a grip on the main camera, the 2nd is backup and most of the time dead weight so it`s usually without grip to keep the weight down.

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New specs translated from digicame.info

QuoteOriginally posted by digicame.info:
From readers, we have to provide information about the specifications of the Pentax K-3.
  • Specifications of Pentax K-3 are as follows.

    - The sensor 24 million pixel APS-C sensor, a low-pass-less
    - Image processing engine PRIME III of the new development
    - Within the body image stabilization, adopt drive unit controller and more powerful new
    - (Effect is strong, weak, OFF selectable) low-pass selector function obtained the same effect as the optical low-pass filter by moving slightly during exposure image sensors.
    - Astro tracer support (optional)
    - AF unit SAFOX11 of new development. -3EV Supports. The use of the color information of the photometric sensor to AF
    - AF point of the AF corresponds to the luminous flux of F2.8 to three points (25 cross point), center point 27
    - Continuous shooting 8.3 frames / second
    - (SDXC, UHS-I compatible), SD media card slot dual
    - Can be saved in RAW format to use HDR
    - In the new development, finder redesigned optical system. 100% field of view, 0.95x magnification
    - Body adopts a magnesium alloy up and down and back and forth. Dustproof drip-proof. Cold performance of -10 ℃
    - Durability of the shutter 20 million times
    - Possible cooperation with smartphone FLUCARD of options
    - Body Premium Black and Silver Edition
    - Battery grip D-BG5 of K-3 only
If you think of this information as the sensor is retrofit to a low-pass-less 24MP sensor, viewfinder AF unit also image stabilization unit and the new development, Pentax K-3 is going to be a big model change very from K-5 II . In addition, low-pass filter (?) Mechanical Interesting idea to bra slightly with the SR.

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The shutter is actually good for 200,000 actuations - google botched the translation as usual. Anyway, that would be a 2x increase over the K-5 series.
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!!! Can this be right?
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New specs translated from digicame.info
Durability of the shutter 20 million times
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Ha. You beat me to it by seconds.
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The shutter is actually good for 200,000 actuations - google botched the translation as usual. Anyway, that would be a 2x increase over the K-5 series.


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Possible cooperation with smartphone FLUCARD of options
I wasn't familiar with the FLUCARD, but it seems it is similar to an Eye-Fi but with enhanced functions for mobile devices.
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So if i understand correctly the low pass filter is replaced by removing moire through sensor shift.
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With a selectable strength, yep.
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QuoteOriginally posted by D1N0 Quote
So if i understand correctly the low pass filter is replaced by removing moire through sensor shift.
QuoteOriginally posted by Kunzite Quote
With a selectable strength, yep.
Lol, for the best IQ we, the users, strive to eliminate motion blur as much as possible and now the manufacturer deliberately introduces motionblur to get better IQ. You gotta love the irony in that!
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Lol, for the best IQ we, the users, strive to eliminate motion blur as much as possible and now the manufacturer deliberately introduces motionblur to get better IQ. You gotta love the irony in that!
That is what the AA filter does. Purposely softens the image. The predictability of the AA filter allows it to be fixed post by sharpening algorithms. Would the same algorithms work for this? I suppose as long as the effect is predictable and constant over the entirety of the sensor array.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Mistral75 Quote
Yes, K-3 takes advantage of focus peaking.
Full-time, during video?
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QuoteOriginally posted by D1N0 Quote
- Possible cooperation with smartphone FLUCARD of options
Right when the FLU season is starting, I smell a conspiracy
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