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08-27-2014, 09:11 AM   #841
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QuoteOriginally posted by JinDesu Quote
Exactly. Introduce a mirror lockup function where the mirror sounds like cocking a shotgun also :P
Flashing leds and gun sounds? Hell yeah! That'd go great on a photosnaiper rig!

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QuoteOriginally posted by bibz Quote
Flashing leds and gun sounds? Hell yeah! That'd go great on a photosnaiper rig!
You would end up with a lot of dead photographers in the US given the current atmosphere. But I'm not going to get all P&R...
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You would end up with a lot of dead photographers in the US given the current atmosphere. But I'm not going to get all P&R...
My mates a cop and when I showed him my photosnaiper he laughed and said 'You're gonna get arrested'. That's down under though..
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I think I want one... but of course my wife will tell me that I don't need it just like I tell her she doesn't need that new pair of shoes.

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It should be 399 euro with single kitlens.
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QuoteOriginally posted by RonHendriks1966 Quote
It should be 399 euro with single kitlens.
Very optimistic.
08-27-2014, 09:54 AM   #847
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QuoteOriginally posted by Cynog Ap Brychan Quote
Very optimistic.
This is the competition under 500 euro. All with a single kitlens wich will probably be 80+% of the sale in this segment.

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Like many, my initial reaction was negative. Now that I see more and more of it the design has grown on me. I really like the rotary mode selection dial. Lesson learned!'

However, I know this camera isn't for me. For serious shooting I like to have to have two selection traditional value selection dials like on my K-30.

This camera could be a replacement for the K-500? An intro/beginner level DSLR?

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QuoteOriginally posted by y0chang Quote
Pentax has to be aware that the D3200 kit is under $500 as well as the SL1 body only. It has to be a compelling argument to not buy Canikon but buy Pentax... I realize that Pentax has to not devalue itself, a bottom of market strategy is never viable long term. What price point is it? No idea but but im gonna guess 500 is going to be the ballpark.
When released, price on K-500 (with kit lens) was $600, and K-S1 will probably be priced similar to that.
Nikon D3300 was released at $650 with kit lens, Canon SL1 was priced $800 with kit lens when released.
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Release price has to be high so you can discount it in November.
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Release price has to be high so you can discount it in November.
Or put in a free 35mm plasticfantastic lens at the start. With a voucher or so.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Fogel70 Quote
The LED around the shutter button could be a very nice feature. FI it could glow green in photography mode, and red in video mode.
Flashing red could mean that no memory card is inserted, or that battery is depleted.


No. No. Your hand will be digitally imprinted on the grip, so only you can use it. The LEDs will light up green when it registers your hand. If someone else tries to use it, it will flash red and self destruct.
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Any word on which battery this uses?
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From what I saw, same battery as K-r/K-30/K-50/K-500, but I doubt there's room for AA in this.

I just saw the video. Who releases something that shakes that much?

Anyway, in the hands of that guy, it's TINY. I like that. So, I'll be paying attention, but in all likeliness, it's not for me. Still, I hope it does very well.
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If it's the same battery as the K-R, then it'll take the AA adapter that fits the K-R.
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