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View Poll Results: K10: Buying it or not?
Yes - as soon as it comes out 1923.17%
No - but maybe later, I am happy with what I have now 3036.59%
Maybe - waiting for official test and more samples 1821.95%
Yes - Already preorderd! 1518.29%
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10-17-2006, 02:20 PM   #1
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Who is going to buy a K10D?

It is a little over 1 month since the official announcement and we all done a lot of reading about it, that is for sure.

Just wondering what folks here are going to do now after the first initial hype is over?

10-17-2006, 02:26 PM   #2
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I voted yes. I was reluctant at first but I have changed my mind since. Already sold my *ist D, Battery grip and 4 or 5 lenses to raise enough money to buy the K10D body, once it is in stock. I am not pre ordering - I want to alt least see it in real once.
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I voted yes preordered. I did this as soon as I saw the specs.
I need more of what I don't have in the DL, and for what I now shoot. I find myself Doing more and more comercial work and the DL has it's limits.

Good Shooting.
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10-17-2006, 02:53 PM   #4
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I was up in the air whether to buy the k100d now or wait for the k10d when it comes out. Since this would be my first d-slr I figured I would get the k100d and see how well I mastered it. I figured that by the time I got to the point that I needed more serious equipment the k10d would have been replaced by something newer.

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10-17-2006, 03:37 PM   #5
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I've already pre-ordered: the K10D is tons more professional than the *ist series- all the buttons and switches on the outside add so much more fun to the SLR. And just add the 10MP sensor and SR to that...

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10-17-2006, 05:16 PM   #6
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Maybe... all the specs are great, just need to see how Pentax does with iso 800-1600. If it's equal to the D and hopefully better noise control, then I'll buy one.
10-17-2006, 06:48 PM   #7
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I joined this forum to find out more about Pentax. I have a KM Maxxum 5D and I plan on selling it w/ its lenses so I can get the K10D. I'm jumping ship because of the Sony take-over and poor QC i'm already hearing about on the minolta forums. The K10D seems like more than enough for me and a more than worthy replacement of my 5D, and I plan on keeping it for a good long while.
10-18-2006, 01:00 AM   #8
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there's no poll option for me...
I will buy it next year, not maybe, I'm sure. I just don't rush to buy it at once.. I have some work to do with my DS this winter..

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I've bought my *ist DS only 1 year ago and I find it a very good camera, but peraphs for the end of next year I'll change it with the K10D.
10-18-2006, 05:19 AM   #10
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I will be buying. Maybe not right away but within a month or so of it hiting the stores.
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I'm in the 'no' camp - I only got the DL in late March, I've got tons to learn with it, and I only do this for fun, for which the DL is more than adequate. I think I'll be sticking with it for some time to come! Plus I'm cheap.

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I voted Yes! but when the time comes, I'll play with both the 10D and 100D to see which one feels and handles better for me.

I already bought the 16-45 f/4 for my film Pentax!
10-18-2006, 02:35 PM   #13
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I voted maybe.

I'm all Gearing up to get It, but i need to see everyones reactions and a few Reviews.

10-18-2006, 02:56 PM   #14
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I'm just waiting to see how it does at iso 800-1600.
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I fully expect to get it but also would like to se how it does at ISO 800/1600.
I just wish some of the better review sites could get their hands on a production copy and get the reviews in print so that we can all finally relax about the unkowns.

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