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03-17-2014, 10:19 AM   #1
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First time Pentax owner, K-3

Greeting from Texas. My first ever Pentax K-3. I remember in the '90s Pentax advertised their 35mm film camera with weather resistance in Photography magazine. You can take the camera to any adventure. Digital sure changed a lot of thing.I can't wait for a full frame Pentax.

I am disappointed that the K-3 does not come with the USB cable.

03-17-2014, 11:06 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forums! The K-3 can definitely accompany you on any adventure. My K-5 has been a tireless companion for me in every kind of climate and weather from the deserts to the arctic.

I'm not saying there shouldn't be a USB cable, but I prefer to pop the memory card into a card reader anyway. Removing the card every now and then helps keep the contacts clean.

Enjoy the awesome K-3!
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QuoteOriginally posted by PentaxHero Quote
I can't wait for a full frame Pentax
Welcome, I wouldn't hold your breath on that one, it's been a long time coming and it's not here yet.
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QuoteOriginally posted by PentaxHero Quote
I am disappointed that the K-3 does not come with the USB cable.
Yup, this is questionable omission in a camera this expensive. The good news is that if you have a USB2 cable (with a micro connector) it will still fit into the bottom part of the USB3 terminal on the K-3, you just won't get the USB3 transfer speed. For example, my Samsung Galaxy USB cord works with the K-3.

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