Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
02-05-2016, 07:11 AM   #646
Veteran Member
zmohie's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: egypt
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 373
QuoteOriginally posted by starjedi Quote
No worry.. Just be patient. For people having been waited for 15 years, 15 days are just a piece of photo...
iam afraid a suspense will lead to disappointing outcome or long waiting will not yieled the fruit i realy want!!!!!!!

02-05-2016, 07:15 AM - 2 Likes   #647
Pentaxian
Hattifnatt's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 2,059
QuoteOriginally posted by btnapa Quote
It is miles ahead of the 5DMarkIII and head and shoulders above D810. Lots of features that D810 can't touch and image quality to match or even surpass D810.
02-05-2016, 07:25 AM   #648
Site Supporter




Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Montréal QC
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 1,707
Perhaps we should (temporarily) replace Pentax Is Doomed (tm) with I Want To Believe (tm).
02-05-2016, 07:26 AM   #649
Pentaxian




Join Date: Nov 2011
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 3,615
QuoteOriginally posted by pathdoc Quote
Admit it, though - if there were a camera show and Pentax were there and they brought the MZ-D prototype along and let people play with it, wouldn't YOU put YOUR SD card in it and your favourite lens on it and take a few shots?
Nice thought! Was the MZ-D designed for SD cards? The Contax N Digital used CF.

02-05-2016, 07:31 AM   #650
Loyal Site Supporter




Join Date: Mar 2015
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 4,833
QuoteOriginally posted by lytrytyr Quote
Was the MZ-D designed for SD cards?
Someone just told me, possibly jokingly, that the interface was a 1.44MB diskette. Whether or not this is the case, I hope at least that people share my sentiment.
02-05-2016, 07:38 AM   #651
Pentaxian
Asahiflex's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Netherlands
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 2,753
At the time of the MZ-D, almost all cameras (Pentax included, like my Optio 330GS which I had in 2001) used CompactFlash cards. The MZ-D probably did too.
02-05-2016, 07:39 AM   #652
Pentaxian
hangman43's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Hueytown, Alabama
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 1,399
QuoteOriginally posted by lytrytyr Quote
Nice thought! Was the MZ-D designed for SD cards? The Contax N Digital used CF.
Dual slots:
one Compact Flash Type II
one PCMCIA Type II
02-05-2016, 07:45 AM   #653
Pentaxian
thibs's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Belgium
Photos: Albums
Posts: 5,161
QuoteOriginally posted by pathdoc Quote
Someone just told me, possibly jokingly, that the interface was a 1.44MB diskette. Whether or not this is the case, I hope at least that people share my sentiment.
LOL, the 1.44 floppy would not fit

It was CF cards at the time, just as the istD.

02-05-2016, 07:47 AM   #654
Junior Member




Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 38
QuoteOriginally posted by pathdoc Quote
Someone just told me, possibly jokingly, that the interface was a 1.44MB diskette. Whether or not this is the case, I hope at least that people share my sentiment.
The Canon and Nikon 1's must be designed for 5.25" disks then!
Brian
02-05-2016, 07:59 AM   #655
Pentaxian
thibs's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Belgium
Photos: Albums
Posts: 5,161
QuoteOriginally posted by BrianL Quote
The Canon and Nikon 1's must be designed for 5.25" disks then!
Brian
Or even 8" floppies
02-05-2016, 08:00 AM   #656
Loyal Site Supporter




Join Date: Mar 2015
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 4,833
QuoteOriginally posted by thibs Quote
It was CF cards at the time, just as the istD.
In that case my *ist-DL represented a step up in a way. I know Nikon seems to have clung to the CF card - I think some of their cameras have an SD and a CF slot - which makes me wonder what makes people choose one over the other (where both are an option).
02-05-2016, 08:01 AM   #657
Pentaxian
hangman43's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Hueytown, Alabama
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 1,399
QuoteOriginally posted by pathdoc Quote
In that case my *ist-DL represented a step up in a way. I know Nikon seems to have clung to the CF card - I think some of their cameras have an SD and a CF slot - which makes me wonder what makes people choose one over the other (where both are an option).
CF is faster
02-05-2016, 08:13 AM   #658
Pentaxian
thibs's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Belgium
Photos: Albums
Posts: 5,161
QuoteOriginally posted by hangman43 Quote
CF is faster
Indeed. But at the time, people moaned because SD was so small and easy to lose...
Don't even talk about microSD
02-05-2016, 08:27 AM   #659
Site Supporter
Cynog Ap Brychan's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Gloucester
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 1,090
QuoteOriginally posted by zmohie Quote
iam afraid a suspense will lead to disappointing outcome or long waiting will not yieled the fruit i realy want!!!!!!!
A few weeks ago, I would have been happy if the FF matched my D810 in all important respects, because then I could concentrate on running just one system (two if you count my m4/3 stuff.. oh wait, three if you count the Q7 and its lenses). Now, after following this thread, I too am afraid I'm going to be disappointed if it's only as good as the D810, which is a great camera, by the way!

QuoteOriginally posted by pathdoc Quote
I think some of their cameras have an SD and a CF slot - which makes me wonder what makes people choose one over the other (where both are an option).
The Nikon D810 has one CF slot and one SD. I use one for RAW and one for JPEGs. At the moment I'm using the SD card as the RAW repositary because it's faster than the CF card I have, and has a bigger capacity.
02-05-2016, 08:29 AM   #660
Pentaxian
bertwert's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Golden, BC
Photos: Albums
Posts: 4,878
QuoteOriginally posted by kenspo Quote
I wish i could share more..but the FF is so big for Pentax, that they would not be very happy with me, if i be the first one to share stuff! I hope ppl understand that I will continue share snippets in the future..no worries!
As I said, if you send me a PM...
I'll share only on the forum
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
25th 2016 cp, alive, camera, countdown, countdown to feb, coverage, cp, days, features, feb 25th, ff, flash, imo, matter, music, pentax, pentax news, pentax rumors, people, post, screen, shift, smartphone, thread, time, upload, vf, youtube
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New APSC Pentax by early 2016, using Sony A7000 sensor? falconeye Pentax News and Rumors 857 03-24-2016 08:45 PM
Ricoh Imaging is not doomed (or: Ricoh Financial Results Q1 2016) Kunzite Pentax News and Rumors 69 10-24-2015 10:31 AM
Pentax FF spring 2016 Daikokuya Pentax News and Rumors 971 10-14-2015 06:31 PM
2016 spring debut hansenn Pentax Full Frame 12 09-25-2015 08:05 AM
Photokina 2016 - FF RonHendriks1966 Pentax Full Frame 62 02-04-2015 10:43 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:55 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top