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06-14-2012, 10:08 PM   #1
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Pentax full frame rumour

Rice High writes of a new rumor in the DCHome forums (computer-translated) that says Pentax will make the world's most compact 35mm full frame DSLR. Please note these are rumors!
With the rest of the existing DSLRs being as big as they are, it's not a surprise that Pentax could make the most compact one. It will be interesting to see whether they can make it compact-enough to attract photographers who want a 35mm full frame sensor but don't want a tank-DSLR. Is a compromise between rangefinder size and a 35mmFF tank closer to a unicorn or reality?
The rumor also says that because of sensor restrictions placed by Sony, Pentax will have to wait for the Sony full frame camera to come out first. Going back to the old days of the P&S cameras, Sony was often the first one to release new cameras with their new sensors, and then the other manufacturers followed. Unless they had some special $agreement$ in place (eg Nikon).
Rumors: Pentax to make most compact 35mm full frame DSLR? - 1001 Noisy Cameras

06-14-2012, 10:19 PM   #2
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Pentax full frame rumour

What, ANOTHER one? And from RiceHigh? [/me head swims] But with a US$2800 price tag? Hmmm... no, I won't break my piggy-bank yet.
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Just a repeat of the news from RH (the Pentax hater/troublemaker)

I'll wait for news from ppl truly in the know and who genuinely like the Pentax systems.
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My hope to get Pentax FF in 2012 close to collapse

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There will be no Pentax FF, save yourself the pain of disappointment folks!
06-15-2012, 01:29 AM   #6
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QuoteOriginally posted by TOUGEFC Quote
There will be no Pentax FF, save yourself the pain of disappointment folks!
Do you know this for a fact or is this just another assumption?
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Not that I am a fan of RH, But he does clearly state that is a rumor and he is only passing information on from a forum.
To be completely honest I would take it with a grain of salt for the information, a shot of tequila for when the realization it will never happen sets in and a suck of a lemon to make the frustration go away. Then wait for the next rumor and repeat.

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To quote the DC forums thread Rice High referred to:

Friends to learn the camera shop staff, and a few detail
1) 3 moonrise the world's finest fullframe the body, black and silver, sony cmos 24 million, $ 22 000 to
2) with external straight down, and standard fullframe mirror 28-xx
3) new flash.

Related to September sony will have a new machine and use it block the cmos, and with pentax agreement six months before releasing to the market

This last information is purely their own received and to share the (incorrect, do not fight the heart,)

Quickly know whether the correct September when there will be a matter transmitter diagram
$ 22000, very correct price bracket the
Over the same period may have a D600 If both Department of the really stupid, Aberdeen, FF is a bit untimely
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Department of what?
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Another rumour ?! Sooooo cool ! let's talk about this on hundreds of pages !

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QuoteOriginally posted by TOUGEFC Quote
There will be no Pentax FF, save yourself the pain of disappointment folks!
There is no doubt in my mind that there will be a new fullframe by March 2013, Pentax can no longer not play in this market, due to the fact that Nikon are now entering the D600 and rumours are that Canon will also play, it is likely that top end APS-C days are gone, due to profits and prices of CMOS sensors. If it will be 36Mp is really the only real question. (I think it will be). Because I don't believe Pentax (or Sony) are silly enough to use a 24Mp sensor. And I believe the new D600 is using a Aptina 24Mp sensor.
06-15-2012, 02:05 AM   #12
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If Pentax will not introduce FF than being Pentaxian is not exciting.
most of users will not ever buy FF dslr but they will invest in a bit more pricier glass to be FF ready because they have something to strive.
If Nikon 600D is real camera and pentax FF is not all of my gear with pentax logo go on market except DA*55 what will sit on shelf and wait for FF pentax
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Me too, there is no doubt in my mind that there will be a new fullframe by March 2023, 24 Mpx sensor for really cheap.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ihasa Quote
September when there will be a matter transmitter diagram
Forget full frame, I want to know more about this Pentax matter transmitter!
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Thanks for this new thread, we wear really looking forward for this.

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