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04-20-2013, 08:17 AM   #1
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Pentax ist DL to K-30 upgrade

Hi, I'm new to the forum, and I would like to know if it's wort the $600 bucks the upgrade to K30, will I see a huge difference?

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QuoteOriginally posted by edgon Quote
if it's worth the $600 bucks the upgrade to K30
Welcome to the forum, that's a hard one to answer.

A 6.1 MP CCD sensor to 16.28 MP CMOS sensor with SP coating, I would have thought, given you a noticeable difference for starters, but if you only getting 6" x 4" prints maybe not, worth $600 only you can really answer that.

Lets us know what you finally decide.
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I upgraded to the K-30 from a DL back in Feb..I still have my DL but to be honest it hasn't seen much use since I got my K-30. If you shoot in low light the AF on the K-30 blows the DL away. I only usually print up to 8x10 so image quality for me isn't much better . There are other things the K-30 has that the DL misses. Like live view, SR, focus peaking , more buttons, more focus point,etc. I am not the least bit sorry that I upgraded to the K-30. That is me, I can't say if it would be worth it for you tho.
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I ordered my K30 yesterday, hope to get it on friday or before, thanks for your advice, soon I'll be :

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