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09-26-2012, 02:39 PM   #1
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Hi My name is Jamie Got a Sp1000 with 2 lens and a Super ME with 3 K mount lens

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Welcome to the forum Jamie, good to have you on board with us here.
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Thanks any advice on which pentax dslr to replace my film cameras would be welcome thanks
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Might pay to ask your question in the Pentax Beginners Corner but in my opinion you couldn't go past the Pentax K-5 as being an excellent DSLR.

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Depends on your budget. You can get a K-r pretty cheaply (second hand or even new, while supplies last) and the K-5 (higher tier) also isn't prohibitively expensive, since Pentax just came out with the K-30 (mid-tier, I would suggest this one for "beginners" or if you want to use lenses without AF, because it has focus peaking) and K-5ii (very little difference from K-5, only newer AF module). If you prefer mirrorless, there is the stylish K-01, which has a lot of discounts recently. It doesn't have an OVF, though.
If you want cheaper (and older), you might want to check out the K200d. There is a camera reviews section on this forum:
Pentax K-mount DSLRs - Pentax Pentax Digital Cameras - Pentax Camera Reviews and Specifications
This lists all Pentax K-mount DSLR cameras and I think they are ordered by time (newest at top). Since these are digital cameras, newer technology tends to be better. Good luck!
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