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09-19-2012, 06:22 PM - 1 Like   #1
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K-5 II and K-30 do not Share the Same AF Module

Some were wondering whether the K-5 II and the K-30 shared the same AF module.

The following images show the innards of the respective cameras (click on the images to get to the source, i.e., a PopPhoto article), demonstrating that the AF modules are rather different.

K-30:


K-5 II:


09-19-2012, 07:02 PM   #2
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But it was quite obvious!
The K-5II features a new AF system.
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Why do they keep cutting these in half? Makes me sad.
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..the optics for the metering module look different too.

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Space is mot lost , we can say
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QuoteOriginally posted by Class A Quote
a PopPhoto article
Link?

Edit - nvm - I clicked an image as suggested
http://www.popphoto.com/gallery/photokina-2012-exploded-camera-gear?image=8
09-19-2012, 09:36 PM   #7
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I can't help but think this violence is a reflection of the built up angst Pentax employees must be feeling of late. All I can say is Ouch!
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@Eulogy: Better than dropping or microwaving iPhones or iPads simply because someone is bored and seeking attention on Youtube. At least we have a minor educational outcome here.

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QuoteOriginally posted by rawr Quote
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Edit - nvm - I clicked an image as suggested
Photokina 2012: Exploded Camera Gear | Popular Photography
The transparent Pentax is kewl.

Photokina 2012: Exploded Camera Gear | Popular Photography

They did have a functional transparent 110,
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