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02-12-2015, 08:11 AM   #61
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QuoteOriginally posted by fs999 Quote
The top reminds me a little bit on the AP 50th anniversary prototype...
The top reminds me a little of Frankenstein to be honest... ... Penkenstein!?



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QuoteOriginally posted by FantasticMrFox Quote
Would someone tell me where everyone is getting the 'tilty/articulate screen' idea from? Based on the model alone I see absolutely no indication that the screen will move just a millimetre.
Kimio Tanaka (product development) mentions it in an interview:
He says
- articulate screen
- no flash
- screw drive
- fixed focal lenses will come (of course)
- SR resolution enhancement will be 1,5 - 2x
data size goes up to 4x
only for non moving motives
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QuoteOriginally posted by blende8 Quote
Kimio Tanaka (product development) mentions it in an interview:
He says

- SR resolution enhancement will be 1,5 - 2x
data size goes up to 4x
only for non moving motives
what does it mean? I didn't catch
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How does a Pentax flash master communicate with its slaves?
strobe?
IR?
RF?
I'm wondering whether a camera could serve as a flash master without actually having a flash itself.

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QuoteOriginally posted by ogl Quote
what does it mean? I didn't catch
Using sensor shift to take multiple images of stationary subject to increase resolution.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ogl Quote
what does it mean? I didn't catch
It means that the SR mechanism will be used to increase the effective megapixels, resulting in a 1.5-2x increase in image resolution. The files will be up to 4x larger. It can only be used when the camera and subject are not moving.
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QuoteOriginally posted by reh321 Quote
'm wondering whether a camera could serve as a flash master without actually having a flash itself.
with use of the appropriate wireless control setting on an attached AF540 or AF 360 it will be perfectly possible to control additional flashes.
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QuoteOriginally posted by freerider Quote
The large articulating screen looks promising. Thanks for posting.
I am not sure if that it is an articulated screen... just saying...

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QuoteOriginally posted by aleonx3 Quote
I am not sure if that it is an articulated screen... just saying...
The articulated screen is also confirmed in the interview.
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QuoteOriginally posted by cfraz Quote
Using sensor shift to take multiple images of stationary subject to increase resolution.
Thanks a lot.
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QuoteOriginally posted by reh321 Quote
I'm wondering whether a camera could serve as a flash master without actually having a flash itself.
QuoteOriginally posted by Digitalis Quote
with use of the appropriate wireless control setting on an attached AF540 or AF 360 it will be perfectly possible to control additional flashes.
I suppose the AF201FG is there for that.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Class A Quote
A Japanese site features photos of the unveiling of the FF prototpye.

Sadly, it is just a 3D print again, but one can see the back of the camera with an enormous screen.

More images of the Pentax FF mock-up at Gigazine.
format is 6x7 isn't it.
what an ugly looking mock up. For two years we only get mock ups. Mock it up Pentax.

Interesting to see what you people see in a plastic brick. The screen looks like dark to me, like all inscriptins on the buttons.... This is so stupid, but a sign of life maybe.

Oh, yes the model is mirrorless - ha ha ha
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QuoteOriginally posted by zapp Quote
format is 6x7 isn't it.
what an ugly looking mock up. For two years we only get mock ups. Mock it up Pentax.

Interesting to see what you people see in a plastic brick. The screen looks like dark to me, like all inscriptins on the buttons.... This is so stupid, but a sign of life maybe.

Oh, yes the model is mirrorless - ha ha ha
Well, I'm glad someone can see the cloud behind all that silver lining.
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Pentax F1
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Looks like a big ole medium format from the days gone by.
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