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View Poll Results: How many DSLR's do you own?
0 - Just looking 30.91%
1 10130.79%
2 13240.24%
3 5316.16%
4 226.71%
5 82.44%
6 30.91%
7 41.22%
8+ 20.61%
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02-09-2012, 09:03 AM   #31
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Voted "3" since I own a Pentax K-5, a K20D and a K-x. But if MILCs count, I'm at 4 due to my Samsung NX10.

I don't actually need more than 1 DSLR (or 2 at most), but selling the older ones is too much trouble, too little to gain.

02-09-2012, 09:48 AM   #32
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One, a K-x, unless you want to count the dead carcass of my *ist DL which is now literally a paperweight on my desk....
02-09-2012, 09:03 PM   #33
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Just my K-x. I love my K-x!
02-10-2012, 03:04 AM   #34
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lots really

Four at the moment,

istD (IR)

The K20 is going to get IR converted and the istD will (Maybe) be put up for sale.

The K5 will be backup for the up-coming FF and the K10 will be the camera in the boot / trunk.

It's good to have a plan!


02-10-2012, 04:07 AM   #35
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QuoteOriginally posted by Bob from Aus Quote
damaged K5 works but dynamic range is greatly reduced, meter over exposes and sometimes colour goes crazy)
I would suggest getting it fixed by Pentax and then selling it off would get you some way to the 560/5.6 !
02-10-2012, 06:11 AM   #36
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One. A k-5, which I both love and hate. But it is a good machine, clicking bravely away.
The older ones are with children.

I want a second one. But only ff. And if ff does not come and I can convince my husband I really don't need a new car again and the old one can still drive me around for another 3 or 4 years, the savings might be put to mf. I don't care about cars . But to own and use a mf in my "old days", now that would be something. (My oldest son is quite handy repairing cars ).

Yes, I also have 3 csc's. Wonderful things.
02-10-2012, 06:37 AM   #37
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3 (K-5, K10D, K100D) but selling the K10D and keeping the K100D for M42 lenses
02-10-2012, 06:43 AM   #38
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I've got 4 Pentax dSLR's at the moment, K2000, K10D, K20D and White K-x.

Of the 4, the K10D delivers the very best and noise free image at ISO 100, all others at ISO100 (or base ISO) will show some noise when viewed at 100%. It's still a favorite but I think it's on it's way out, some button commands no longer function properly, AF has always been wonky and presently, I am having difficulties focusing any lens to infinity, at least I think I am.

The K-x is a very interesting camera with higher ISO capabilities, OOC images are pretty good. I feel I can use this camera at ISO1250 all day long without losing much detail or burdened with high noise. I got the Stormtrooper White, I am slowly kind of regretting it, you can't use this camera w/o attracting attention.

The K20D allows you to Fine Tune Auto Focus on up to 20 lenses (I believe), which to me is priceless. This camera can properly focus every lens I use without having to go into debug mode or some other quick fix. The 15+/- mp sensor allows for a lot of cropping room. It surprisingly does well at ISO 1600.

The worse/best of it all, I can't get myself to part with any of them...

02-11-2012, 08:26 AM   #39
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Two. K200D bought in 2008. Samsung GX20 bought in 2009 simply because the body with the lens (12-24 Schneider Xenogon) was going for $660 equiv. in 2009. Both bodies have proven useful with satisfactory image quality. About the only reason to change either would be the lower noise and high ISO capability of the K-5 and possible successors.
02-11-2012, 04:18 PM   #40
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I have 4 because I never sell when I upgrade
*istD for TTL flash with legacy lenses
k10D perminantly set up for M42 lenses
k7D and K5D as my every day cameras
02-11-2012, 04:34 PM   #41
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Nikon D3s D300, Fuji S5 pro and recently bought K5 with tamron 17-50. You could say Pentax is on trial lol.
02-11-2012, 06:22 PM   #42
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i have 2 at the moment, K100D and K10D. i also have a m4/3 (olympus epl1). but thinking of selling my K100D. and i still have my Pentax MX with 50mm 1.7 (that is still in pristine condition).

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02-11-2012, 06:33 PM   #43
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Pentax ist DL and a Pentax K100D. I just picked-up the K100D. I also still own my Pentax ME Super 35mm film SLR.
02-12-2012, 08:37 PM   #44
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I have two now, a k-x and a k-r. Bought the k-r from a forum member when I knew I was going to have send my k-x in for service to fix the e-dial. It just got back and plan on selling as I have fallen in love with my k-r. Just a enough better in all areas to make me love using it.

But right now I do have 2...
02-12-2012, 10:39 PM   #45
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3 K10D bodies, one converted to full-spectrum for astrophotos.

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