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07-22-2014, 03:48 AM   #151
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QuoteOriginally posted by JimmyDranox Quote
A FF camera in the form of a wrist watch, with three interchangeable sensors, 12,24 and 36MP, with a flexible glass pancake lens to cover focal range from 10 to 200mm, and coffee maker

Only 36? Pentax is doomed.
Also, how many programs on coffeemaker?

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Only 36? Pentax is doomed.
Also, how many programs on coffeemaker?
That's a secret.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Mistral75 Quote
We already know which ones:
  • 645 mount: HD Pentax DA 645 28-45mm f/4.5 AL SDM AW
  • Q mount: Pentax-09 Telephoto Macro 23mm f/2.8
  • K mount: HD Pentax-DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL DC WR
Wow, didn't know about the two last ones.
Actually the new K mount trans-standard can be some kind of a blockbuster, to stop the eternal "screw-driven" negative point in the standard kit reviews and tests... and with WR also.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Zygonyx Quote
to stop the eternal "screw-driven" negative point in the standard kit reviews and tests.
+1 for that!

07-22-2014, 04:25 PM   #155
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QuoteOriginally posted by Deedee Quote
Come on people testing those Pentax cameras - Leak some damn photos under other pseudo names. Next we will have news about "Leaked images"!

Lets do it!

P.S. I am testing a full frame Pentax K-1 with ISO 300,000 and Leaf Shutter. It also has the "Movie Button" and "Swivel Screen". Camera has NFC/wifi/blue tooth. 51 AF points with 39 Cross type AF points. 11 Frames per second. Camera will be launched with a K-mount converter for full frame lenses (So people who don't want to get rid of their vintage glass can use the new system WITHOUT Vignetting). Flash Sync speed of 1/500. Processor SAFOX XXX AFZ M D N TLD module. 30 Mega Pixels. Built in Full-Tether using USB 3.0 / HDMI and Wifi with native support to Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw.

P.P.S The camera will be designed to take X-Ray of previous dead presidents and their ghosts.
Sounds great but does it tie your shoes and make coffee for you in the morning ?
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QuoteOriginally posted by hjoseph7 Quote
Sounds great but does it tie your shoes and make coffee for you in the morning ?
Does your wife do that?



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Full frame GR with 35mm f/2.8 please. Pocketable off course.
07-23-2014, 03:12 AM   #158
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QuoteOriginally posted by banep Quote
Full frame GR with 35mm f/2.8 please. Pocketable off course.
IF it's a GR, the lens will be a 28mm .

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What I would like to see from pentax is something like:

"Here is our new Pentax F-01d camera with a 24x36mm sensor"

"We are saving in production cost by NOT including ANY video capabilities and this will result in about 500$ savings at purchase time."

"With that 500$, you will be able to buy our now super-duper made-for-video webcam..... or you can buy yet another PENTAX lens ! ! ! !"
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The reality would be something like:
"We decided to not include ANY video capabilities, thus making it a niche product. It's disabled in firmware, so there is no production cost advantage of doing this."
"In effect, the product will cost $1000 more than a video-enabled camera with the same hardware would".
"Now our marketing department is trying to figure out how to sell it".
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I get the feeling that Pentax has gotten even more anal under Ricoh.

Product not ready = no release
Not caring what the market or user base thinks.

When its out, its a winner in its category.
Eg. Q7; GR; K3; 645Z


So hopefully, this Photokina we hit the 'Winner' part and not the 'Anal' part of their project cycle
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Photokina and the christmas season are aligned.

There's no chance Ricoh spent a bunch of money to purchase Pentax and then completely abandons them a few years later. We'll have some splashes at Photokina, probably at least one camera and a few lenses. It just might not be the camera(s) you or I want.

Personally I think the banner headline will be a FF camera and a couple of lenses for it. But we'll see.
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It will not be the camera I want. But that's fine, I already have a camera which is better than what I need
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QuoteOriginally posted by ElJamoquio Quote
....

Personally I think the banner headline will be a FF camera and a couple of lenses for it. But we'll see.
I can confirm from discussions with my relations / RI France, that there will be interesting novelties at this Kina.
I guess this will be more than new lenses or weather-proofed Q-z
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Ricoh Theta Zeta?
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