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Black Pentax K-01 with 18-55 and 50-200 for 429 on Amazon, Free Shipping
Posted By: ChristianRock, 05-12-2014, 08:15 AM

I'd say it's a seriously good deal for someone starting off... that's less han posh compact cameras that won't even cover the same focal lengths...

Amazon.com : Pentax 15274 16 MP Mirrorless Body Design Camera with DA L 18-55mm and 50-200mm Lenses - Black : Compact System Digital Cameras : Camera & Photo
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I have bought 3 K-01s from this seller on Amazon - one each for myself, daughter, and son. No problems. In one case the Pentax battery was bad. The seller refunded the amount I asked (1/2 Pentax price - used to get a pair of Wasabis) without question. Plus did not want me to bother sending the bad battery back..

YMMV - but mine was great.

P.S. - don't forget to update the Firmware to the latest before doing anything else (settings etc.). Mine came with 1.00 - a disaster of course.

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Yeah I got a white dual lens kit from them a few months back. Battery charger did the blinking thing for a long time but it eventually charged. Batteries in these kits are getting old as my battery was made in mid 2012.
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My experience with older batteries isn't that bad... my K20D has it's original battery and it still seems to charge enough to take about a thousand pictures at a time!

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Yeah don't get me wrong it works fine. Just that when a battery sits for years in a box it goes completely dead and sometimes they cannot be fully recovered. In my case the battery recovered but I had thought maybe it was a dud at first given the fact i got the blinking green light rather than the constant green light as it should.
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