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09-27-2015, 01:31 AM   #16
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The K-5 is still selling here new for $AU1150 / $US800
The K-5IIs is $AU1599 / $US1123

09-27-2015, 01:33 AM   #17
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Bear in mind the shop in Switzerland has to resell your k5 and make a proffit so they buy at less than the market going rate for used goods,
Here in Bristol London camera exchange have two shops , they make no effort to hide that they look up average prices on eBay if you ask for a trade in ,then offer you less to allow for their margin on used goods resale
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The K5iis is an awesome camera - worth keeping as a backup if you can afford having two bodies.
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Better to keep , in the UK shops only offer about 450 and used selling on eBay you only get about 600 if your lucky.

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After thinking, it seems like I should get better offer for my k5, at least in european market. Anyway, apart from the big 150-450, my other lenses are mainly the old pentax lenses where I usually focus manually. So with those, I won't get the advantages of the k3. While we are at it, I just got a pentax M 50mm 1.4 today, for just 25CHF from a photography flee market! I started to use it right away, and it is pure joy!
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