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$1,096.95 K-3 Body, Pentax BG-5 Battery Grip, Pentax 16GB FluCard Pro SDHC Card
Posted By: Korg, 09-02-2014, 07:18 PM

B&H has a K-3 bundle for $1,096.95 the site shows it includes:

Pentax K-3 DSLR Camera (Body Only)
Pentax BG-5 Battery Grip for K-3 DSLR Camera
Pentax 16GB FluCard Pro SDHC Memory Card for Pentax Cameras

For $70 you can add the AF-540 FGZ P-TTL Shoe Mount Flash

Pentax K-3 DSLR Camera Body 15530 B&H Photo Video

Now I have a headache... this deal or the K5IIs?

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09-02-2014, 08:16 PM   #2
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I'd get this and add the flash.
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The combo drop $100 and extra $30 for the flash compare to last month.

I bought this combo plus the flash add-on. Huge improvement vs my K-7, all my night shots just clear and bright!

I don't have the K-5 but with all the features the K-3 offer....I think it's worth the price!
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Did I gain more for paying this much for my K-3 six months ago or would I have gained more from paying the same amount today and getting a flash, a flu card, and a grip in addition?
Damn hindsight.

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This price drop is a very good news, because if they continue at this rate, in about one year we will buy K-3 for 00.95$ or even less

Now, seriously, this camera is almost as cheap as K-S1, if we count the price of Flucard and grip. What is going on?
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QuoteOriginally posted by JimmyDranox Quote
Now, seriously, this camera is almost as cheap as K-S1, if we count the price of Flucard and grip. What is going on?
If you count the AF 540 flash deal, the K-3 is cheaper. Nothing makes sense anymore apart from the fact that Pentax body prices are getting extremely competitive.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
If you count the AF 540 flash deal, the K-3 is cheaper. Nothing makes sense anymore apart from the fact that Pentax body prices are getting extremely competitive.
That or maybe an announcement is imminent...which is interesting because the K-3 isn't even a year old yet.
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QuoteOriginally posted by WillWeaverRVA Quote
That or maybe an announcement is imminent...which is interesting because the K-3 isn't even a year old yet.
I heard something about there being a new high-end spec Pentax DSLR at Photokina, but I don't think Pentax USA's prices would ever be adjusted to reflect an unannounced product. I believe this price drop is tied to the Photoshop World conference (like the 3-day lens price drops).


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Well, with the grip, the FLU card and the flash that deal was too good to pass up. I just ordered mine which pretty much guarantees that there will be a new full frame DLSR from Pentax in the next couple of days!

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If anybody plans to order one and doesn't want to buy the flash, buy it and sell it to me! I don't need another body yet, still very happy with my K-30, but I'd love a deal on the big flash!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
I heard something about there being a new high-end spec Pentax DSLR at Photokina, but I don't think Pentax USA's prices would ever be adjusted to reflect an unannounced product.
I can't believe no one has picked up this quote in the Rumors section...
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QuoteOriginally posted by Doundounba Quote
I can't believe no one has picked up this quote in the Rumors section...
They're too busy speculating on future rumors, maintaining multiple prediction threads, and exhibiting symptoms of chronic Nikon-envy.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Doundounba Quote
I can't believe no one has picked up this quote in the Rumors section...
Wrong. It was.

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/169-pentax-full-frame/257389-what-could-d...ml#post2938168

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It was? I'm happy to be proven wrong on this, as I don't read everything on there, but I'm not sure how your link shows that. It's a post from you with a hunch that there might be a new flagship. It doesn't quote Adam as a possibly reliable source that something high end is indeed coming... In any case, just a few more days before we know for sure!
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