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07-21-2019, 01:58 PM - 3 Likes   #1
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Pentax model cheat sheet: request for feedback

I created a Pentax DSLR model cheat sheet that looks at features of the latest models with an emphasis on Pentax-specific features:

Pentax camera model cheat sheet, v1 breakfastographer

My question concerning this would be whether there are any other essential features that really ought to be mentioned as part of such an overview, and that differentiate among the listed models.

All constructive comments gratefully received.

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I might also include wifi and USB tethering.

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Nice work.

Thanks.
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Nice!

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You could also include GPS. Nice cheat sheet too.
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And perhaps the number of available user modes.
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Nice work!

A few other specs:

1) battery size (some use the larger D-LI90 , others have the smaller D-LI109) -- nice to know for pickign a second body that uses the same battery
2) # of SD cards
3) Top-panel info display
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QuoteOriginally posted by Breakfastographer Quote
... My question concerning this would be whether there are any other essential features that really ought to be mentioned as part of such an overview, and that differentiate among the listed models. ....
You might want to take a look at the list of criteria listed at Camera Decision - Compare Digital Cameras.

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wireless remote compatible. But doesn't the Pentax Forums Camera Comparison page already do this? At least for three at a time.
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You could also include GPS. Nice cheat sheet too.
Thank you. I believe GPS would be on all the same models that have the Astrotracer built in. What I'm not sure on off the bat is if they all also have the compass feature, but that's probably not a major differentiator as when you need a compass, you'll probably want to take an analog one.
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I believe Astrotracer need both GPS position and direction (compass + tilt).

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I believe Astrotracer need both GPS position and direction (compass + tilt).
Indeed. My question was more about the compass being displayed to the user directly. If we drill further, we could ask if GPS+Compass are equally supported and implemented in those cameras that support the O-GPS external add-on unit.
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You could add 3 axis Vs 5 axis SR, and FF or APS-C only.
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Digital preview is a feature that I put as more significant than extract edge.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Kevin B123 Quote
You could add 3 axis Vs 5 axis SR, and FF or APS-C only.
Can you say anything about how much of a difference this really makes, in daily shooting? Is it more important than, say, the number of stops compensated?

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Digital preview is a feature that I put as more significant than extract edge.
Do any of these models lack it? I found a post here from 2008 discussing it.
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