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09-26-2017, 12:03 PM   #271
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The black K-1 is available everywhere, too - is that truly a failure?

09-26-2017, 12:44 PM   #272
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QuoteOriginally posted by Kunzite Quote
The black K-1 is available everywhere, too - is that truly a failure?
May be Ricoh Imaging were optimistic enough to manufacture a bit more than 2,000 copies of it?
09-26-2017, 01:15 PM   #273
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The initial production volume for the K-1 is 7,000 pcs per month. It's not a high volume camera, even by Pentax standards.
This Silver K-1... it doesn't look like a limited edition but as a standard silver version in disguise, or something in between. It makes sense to do it this way, the K-1 gets some attention in a period with no other camera to announce.
In comparison, they made 500 pcs of the K-3 II Silver Edition.

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Just received this notification this evening from Pentax Australia (C.R. Kennedy)

Pentax K-1 Silver Edition ?Premium Pack?

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Just received this notification this evening from Pentax Australia (C.R. Kennedy)
There should be one in Adelaide tomorrow
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QuoteOriginally posted by Zygonyx Quote
Available everywhere.
Not that much of a success.
Trying hard to be relocated in the troll section?
09-28-2017, 01:37 PM - 2 Likes   #277
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QuoteOriginally posted by thibs Quote
Trying hard to be relocated in the troll section?
Trying to establish himself as the all knowing god in charge of the "What's a success " department. Unfortunately we discontinued that department long ago.
09-28-2017, 07:45 PM   #278
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Many thanks guys, i should have added "on the French market" : no pre-order, less than 10 sold to date.
In comparison to the initial version, not much of a success...

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QuoteOriginally posted by Zygonyx Quote
Many thanks guys, i should have added "on the French market" : no pre-order, less than 10 sold to date.
In comparison to the initial version, not much of a success...
Are you the French wholesaler for Ricoh Imaging? If so, I'm sure we'll have lots of questions.
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I do now clearly understand whe we have no more infos from kenspo and asahi man.
In fact, some of you frustrated chaps, don't deserve it.
09-28-2017, 10:45 PM   #281
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QuoteOriginally posted by Zygonyx Quote
I do now clearly understand why we have no more infos from kenspo and asahi man.
In fact, some of you frustrated chaps, don't deserve it.
Come with good news: you'll be taken at your word and worshipped.

Come with not so good news...

By the way, out of the 2,000 how many pieces have been allocated to France?
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Come with news of any kind, you'll have to bring some proof that they're actually news.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Kunzite Quote
Come with news of any kind, you'll have to bring some proof that they're actually news.
Was Zygonyx requested to bring any proof a week ago?
QuoteOriginally posted by Zygonyx Quote
Good news : DFA*50 and 85/1.4 shall come within a short time-frame in 2018's first quarter.
QuoteOriginally posted by Zygonyx Quote
Both in a short time-frame means at worst 2-3 month btw the 2 releases.
I'd think it is 80% reliable.
(...)

Concerning Zygonyx's credibility, was he making things up when he wrote the following on PentaxOne on March 11th?
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(...)
Un nouveau WG sera annoncé ce printemps, espérons que cette fois-ci il y aura du nouveau sur la fiche technique....
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Translation: "A new WG will be announced this spring; let's hope that this time there will be something new in the spec list"

Ricoh WG-50 was announced on May 25th, more than two months later.

Was Zygonyx making things up when he wrote the following on Forum Pentax on May 10?
QuoteOriginally posted by Zygonyx:
News de mai :

- Ricoh WG de dernière génération (confirmation d'une rumeur que j'avais eu il y a quelques semaines) - imminent
- Pentax K-1 silver série limitée (plus tard dans l'année)

(...)
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Translation: "May news:

- Ricoh WG of last generation (confirmation of a rumour I got a few weeks ago) - imminent
- Pentax K-1 silver limited edition (later this year)
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K-1 Limited SIlver was announced on August 24th, more than three months later.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Mistral75 Quote
Was Zygonyx requested to bring any proof a week ago?
Yes, he was:
QuoteOriginally posted by Kunzite Quote
Is this solid info?
This is not the same as accusing him of making up things, far from it. And I don't appreciate this implication.
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I wonder if new DFA primes will have new AF motor, faster than DC... maybe magnetic one?
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