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08-25-2015, 09:30 AM   #526
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great news then.


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QuoteOriginally posted by Zygonyx Quote
Great news indeed !!!
And i don't see why Sony's last sensor would not be in the feast !
It is possible indeed. Sony is doing business by selling sensor. No reason they don't want to sell it to Ricoh. And Ricoh is more than willing to make the show for their imaging business.
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QuoteOriginally posted by afan137 Quote
It is possible indeed. Sony is doing business by selling sensor. No reason they don't want to sell it to Ricoh. And Ricoh is more than willing to make the show for their imaging business.
Actually, according to some sources Sony is now delaying open sales of their most recent large format sensors to push the A7 series.

Sony sees a sales advantage in preserving their newest sensors for their cameras and letting any Sony Semi sell to competitors at a later date.
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next: FF will get old sony sensor

then: Pentax is doomed.

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You'll never know if the Pentax Full Frame will have the same sensor as the one used in the D800. In fact, it's rather a matter of ego , you wouldn't want to have an "old" sensor in your Pentax Full Frame camera.

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Rather a matter of IQ i presume, according to gorme...
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Asahi Man says... 42 days.

(that's October 6)
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Then it will be announced on October 6

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That's two weeks before my birthday. I have to be really nice to Tess for 42 days.
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That's two weeks before my birthday. I have to be really nice to Tess for 42 days.
I hope it will really resemble a K-5IIs
"Oh, I sent the camera to be cleaned up, they did a great job - it looks like new now..."
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Actually, that's less than 1,5 months from now
Because i bet there will be pre-production samples here and there...
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Huh. 42 days until Frames.

Thinking. Thinking. Thinking.
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I hope it will really resemble a K-5IIs
"Oh, I sent the camera to be cleaned up, they did a great job - it looks like new now..."
I can hide the camera, no problem. But the bank account balance . . . that's a different story.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Quicksand Quote
I can hide the camera, no problem. But the bank account balance . . . that's a different story.
Ditto ... my wife couldn't really tell a digital Pentax SLR from any of my film Pentax SLRs.

But the "hole" in the bank account would be noticed ...

NB - she does notice all those "other" film brand cameras lurking in my storage area ...
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