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08-25-2014, 12:16 PM   #706
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QuoteOriginally posted by jatrax Quote
Personally I find the LACK of rumors to be a stronger point in favor of something than if there are rumors. Ricoh seems to be extremely good at controlling information. Nothing about the K-S1 until just last week. Leaked, I am sure, by Ricoh marketing precisely on time. Nothing on the Q-S1 until the Ricoh announcement. If it were not for the occasional rumor-bomb from Asahiman we would have nothing at all........................
Pentax rumors are DOOOOOOOMED!

08-25-2014, 12:38 PM   #707
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If Pentax doesn't release a new set of lenses, 8-18 f/3.5, 16-40 f/2.0, 35-90f/2.0, 80-200 f/2.5, 150-400 f/4, and 300-800f/4 then they are doomed. Also, they need to release a selectable format 6x7 digital that allows full control over any lenses that Pentax has ever released, including autofocus. With selectable AA filter and selectable IR, UV, and visible light filters. They all need to come in sparkly colors and be cheap, or Pentax is dooooooooooooooooooomed.
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I think that this week, maybe tomorrow or the day after, the official confirmation for K-S1 will come. And probably next week will come another leak, for something else.

But something is a little strange. No lens rumors yet. This, but not only this, makes me think that a FF is coming. Maybe with a new mount. Because if a new lens with FF compatibility will be launch before, this will be a clear confirmation that this camera is coming. Or what we can see? In two years, Pentax has launch only two new lenses. Why, when a lot of Sigma and Tamron are filling the gaps, and when everybody knew that lenses are the main source of profit in camera industry? IMO, they are working on a new set of lenses for a new (FF) camera and they will launch it all at once.
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Plus there is more than 50% "chance" that this will be a new mirrorless ricoh-branded mount.
But we should put that in the other thread - although i don't whish anything else than K-FF. ..

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QuoteOriginally posted by Zygonyx Quote
Plus there is more than 50% "chance" that this will be a new mirrorless ricoh-branded mount..
Source? Or are you making up numbers like most people on the internet?
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QuoteOriginally posted by VoiceOfReason Quote
If Pentax doesn't release a new set of lenses, 8-18 f/3.5, 16-40 f/2.0, 35-90f/2.0, 80-200 f/2.5, 150-400 f/4, and 300-800f/4 then they are doomed. Also, they need to release a selectable format 6x7 digital that allows full control over any lenses that Pentax has ever released, including autofocus. With selectable AA filter and selectable IR, UV, and visible light filters. They all need to come in sparkly colors and be cheap, or Pentax is dooooooooooooooooooomed.
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Well, here's a lens rumor: Zeiss designing a series of lenses "for full frame mirrorless systems". It's not a Pentax rumor per-se, but since right now there is only one full-frame mirrorless system (Sony's A7 line), that could have interesting implications...
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QuoteOriginally posted by ruggiex Quote
It always implodes regardless of what Pentax does anyway.
In fact, I can feel it starting now. The suction is starting to build!!!

Pentax Forums is doooooooommmeed!!!!




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(...terrible sucking sounds followed by something akin to a toilet flushing...)

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QuoteOriginally posted by VoiceOfReason Quote
They all need to come in sparkly colors and be cheap, or Pentax is dooooooooooooooooooomed.
Particularly the sparkly colors. I refuse to buy another black camera. Do they flames too?


Steve

(...temporarily escaped the event horizon for the PF implosion only to be swiftly sucked back in...)

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QuoteOriginally posted by Doundounba Quote
since right now there is only one full-frame mirrorless system (Sony's A7 line), that could have interesting implications...
Absolutely! It strongly infers that the Zeiss/Sony partnership will continue and that Sony will finally have a very competent FF lens lineup for E mount.


Steve

(...unforeseen and much appreciated reversal of the implosion....whew!)


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QuoteOriginally posted by stevebrot Quote
In fact, I can feel it starting now. The suction is starting to build!!!

Pentax Forums is doooooooommmeed!!!!




Steve

(...terrible sucking sounds followed by something akin to a toilet flushing...)

I believe that sound is the sound of the Second Hand Marketplace forum loading with abundant items at competitive prices..
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I believe that sound is the sound of the Second Hand Marketplace forum loading with abundant items at competitive prices..
Wishful thinking
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QuoteOriginally posted by stevebrot Quote
Particularly the sparkly colors. I refuse to buy another black camera. Do they flames too?


Steve
Yes, sparkly flames.
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Wishful thinking
Indeed!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Dartmoor Dave Quote
Does anyone really think Pentax would be dumb enough not to include a menu option to turn the lights off? The row of lights on the grip are just the self-timer countdown anyway--just an updated version of the red LED that already flashes on your existing DSLR.
I'm calling thread winner for this one!!
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QuoteOriginally posted by boriscleto Quote
No, the mirrorless is the KF-U2.
Ricoh are such design idiots. The white one should have white LED's for strobists. PentaxIsDoomed™

One way or the other, come September this place is gonna be jumpin'

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QuoteOriginally posted by ChristianRock Quote
Source? Or are you making up numbers like most people on the internet?
I could, but it's only autosuggestion/fears before tears....
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