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09-19-2019, 07:52 PM   #31
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Don't see a button on the rear to switch between SD cards, like the K-3/K-1 has.

09-19-2019, 07:54 PM   #32
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QuoteOriginally posted by stillshot2 Quote
It probably detects eye proximity then shuts off rear screen. At least my Sony DSLR's from 10 years ago used to do this..

I just prefer to leave the rear screen off to save battery and only use it when diving into menus or reviewing photos.
makes sense. thanks
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QuoteOriginally posted by Joshua A Quote
.....Shame about the lack of tilt screen though.
QuoteOriginally posted by RGlasel Quote
.....No sign of a conventional flippy rear screen, but there is a definite line around it,,,

Perhaps the button under the viewfinder releases/pops-out the tilting screen?

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QuoteOriginally posted by MrNPhoto Quote
Don't see a button on the rear to switch between SD cards, like the K-3/K-1 has.
Maybe it only has one card slot, maybe they added it to the top quick dial. Guess we'll see soon enough

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Yeeeeeee Haw!!!!!
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No flash, bummer.


The flash mount and viewfinder seem to be mounted further back. Either making room for bigger noses or for something around the prism

Doesn't seem much room for a model No.

Card door is deep enough for two slots.

No 'Movie' button, perhaps on small knob.

Speaking of small knobs, what's the extra switch between the shutter button and the other knob?
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"Ricoh/Pentax has no plans to announce a new camera this fall"

Instead, they announce on the last day of Summer

Well played, Ricoh, well played.


(...wondering how much they paid that blogger, Jen, in Colorado...)

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Great news.
I will keep going with my K5 and K10, but glad to hear about the new camera.

09-19-2019, 08:16 PM - 7 Likes   #39
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QuoteOriginally posted by stevebrot Quote
"ricoh/pentax has no plans to announce a new camera this fall"

instead, they announce on the last day of summer

Well played, ricoh, well played.


(...wondering how much they paid that blogger in colorado...)

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QuoteOriginally posted by adam Quote
in that case we will definitely get a new camera in the 11 days left of summer...
09-19-2019, 08:23 PM   #40
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QuoteOriginally posted by monochrome Quote
It looks unfinished - one of the buttons isnít painted and the joystick looks odd so donít assume the depicted LCD flush mount is the finished product.
Fair call, but honestly, this does look like quite the compact flagship.

I'm just going to jump the gun and make my wishlist:

Sensor: 32mp APS-C
Frame Rate: >7fps
Viewfinder: 1x magnification (with that adjustable ground glass thay Ricoh patented) + LCD
Video: 4K30 + Clean HDMI
Screen: High Res Touchscreen


Hybrid viewfinder
10fps Burst
Fast Wifi
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QuoteOriginally posted by calsan Quote
Q: What are the functions of the two "extra" dials?
If they are like my KP, the dial near the middle is the 'Function Dial' and the dial near the corner is a third e-dial;
the 'Function Dial' determines what the third e-dial controls.
In my case, I usually set the 'Function Dial' to "C1", then use to menu system to associate "ISO" to the C1 position.
In other words, as long as I have the 'Function Dial' set to "C1", the three e-dials will control the three elements of the "exposure triangle".

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The pictured prototype has a mirror - I wonder if it is a functioning prototype.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Class A Quote
Maybe it is user-assignable?
More likely, this unit isn't finished or they intentionally left label off for some reason.

All the assignable buttons are labeled on my KP {so they know how to assign them}
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Color me interested.
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QuoteOriginally posted by sergysergy Quote
what is the sensor thing under the viewfinder?
Common feature with touch-screens. Ensures that your nose does not operate the touch screen by turning off the touch functionality when your face is near the camera.
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