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06-25-2011, 10:36 AM   #1
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is that good idea to replace my kx with k10d???

I have k-5...but many times I find I just waste the shutter life.
and I take many macro photo, like food kind thing. I feel no need using k-5.

but then I find my kx does not feel that great. maybe just I am spoiled by k-5...

but I want a more pro looking body.

so I am thinking if replace kx with k10d would be a good idea??
because they are pretty much equal priced for second hand. I do not want pay more than the price I could sell for the kx.

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The K10 is more sluggish overall because it's older. I would hang onto the K-x or simply just use the k-5, as I don't think shutter life should be much of a concern.

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well you could get the k7 if you want it to "feel" better. If you can lucky, you can get one for less than $600 (even though the K10d and k-x are probably in the 300 range).
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As I mentioned in a PM to you earlier, I personally wouldn't be too concerned about the shutter count on the K-5. However, another alternative if you want a body with a better feel might be a K200D (with or without the grip) depending on your preference. Same sensor as the K10D, but slightly newer and in a size that is almost identical to the K-5/K-7. They run about $300 used as well, so it would be inline with the K-x and K10D in terms of price.

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You'll hate the K10D after using the K-x.
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QuoteOriginally posted by jct us101 Quote
You'll hate the K10D after using the K-x.
.....ok...guys...I see now...haha
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QuoteOriginally posted by jct us101 Quote
You'll hate the K10D after using the K-x.
Hate is a bit strong, but I completely agree with the overall sentiment.
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QuoteOriginally posted by liukaitc Quote
I have k-5...but many times I find I just waste the shutter life.
and I take many macro photo, like food kind thing. I feel no need using k-5.

but then I find my kx does not feel that great. maybe just I am spoiled by k-5...

but I want a more pro looking body.

so I am thinking if replace kx with k10d would be a good idea??
because they are pretty much equal priced for second hand. I do not want pay more than the price I could sell for the kx.
Excuse me, but it sounds so stupid!

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QuoteOriginally posted by liukaitc Quote
but I want a more pro looking body.
Looks don't matter - a better looking body will not make you produce better art.



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What you'll gain with a K10D: tethering, knobs/dials.
What you'll lose with the Kx: bigger/better sensor, high-ISO, video, agility, technology, etc.
No, do not replace the Kx with a K10D. A K20 maybe, but not a K10.
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