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06-26-2014, 03:54 PM   #1
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time to upgrade for video?

i have a k-r and love it. I just ordered the sigma 12-24, and I have the 18-55 and 55-300. I would like to shoot better video. I thought the k01 looked like fun option, but it appears to have been orphaned.
i don't want to go over $1,000, so that takes the k03 out of the mix. Which camera makes the most sense for an upgrade? I am loyal to Pentax. I still have my super program and some manual lenses.

06-26-2014, 04:10 PM   #2
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If you care for external audio, the K-3 is your best bet. It's just under $1000 if you sell the free grip/flash/flucard that comes with it (see here).

However, for considerably less you can get the K-50 ($421.95), which is a lot better than your K-r when it comes to video. The only issue is that like the K-r, it doesn't support an external mic. You do get full manual controls, on-demand AF, and .MOV files, though.

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Welcome, wow that Adam is fast on the replies today, it's what he said as a reply.
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