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02-17-2010, 05:00 PM   #1
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used K10 VS used K20

hello all, I am looking for a 2nd DSLR ( i currently have a K200) and i find that i am always fighting for the K200 with my wife, so i was wondering if it is worth the extra money for a used K20 or if I should just find a used K10? any input would be great.

02-17-2010, 05:33 PM   #2
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Yes it's worth it for the AF micro-adjustment alone... nevermind the better K20's sensor...
02-17-2010, 06:17 PM   #3
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I have no experience with the K10, but I can say that my K20 is a pleasure to use and creates great images.
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I am using a K20D now and used to have K10D for a year. I definitely love the K20D much more than the K10D.

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I like my K20 more than my wife's K10. But she likes her K10 more than my K20 too, so...I suppose it's all a matter of how much $$ you want to spend and what features you really want. (easy AF adjustment, live view on lcd, higher pixel count, better & expanded high ISO performance...etc.)
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Definitely get the K20, AF is faster, micro adjust is easy to use (i used it for tungsten light indoors the other day), increased resolution makes out put look sharper.
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thanks everyone the high ISO and liveview and the MPs i can live with out
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QuoteOriginally posted by alexeyga Quote
Yes it's worth it for the AF micro-adjustment alone... nevermind the better K20's sensor...
I'll second that. I have a little regret now that I bought the K10D instead of the K20D. Never thought about it (did not even know it existed or was necessary) during the purchasing process.

My previous (manual focus film) SLR did not need that kind of crap, every lens that I bought never gave me any front or back focus problems. In those days Quality could still be written with a capital Q

Now I miss the micro adjustment as it's annoying to take/send the camera to a repair center after the purchase of a new lens. The alternative would be that Pentax releases their calibration software at least to shops so if one buys a lens the camera can be calibrated against the lens. Preferably to the end user of their cameras so it can be done at home when needed.



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