Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
  
Pentax K5iis $526 New with battery grip
Posted By: ttran88, 10-27-2014, 02:19 PM

What do you guys think of this deal?

Pentax K-5 IIs Digital SLR Camera 12050 B&H Photo Video


Views: 10,503
11-23-2014, 06:46 AM   #91
Pentaxian
richandfleur's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Palmerston North, New Zealand
Photos: Albums
Posts: 1,003
Is the focus really better than a k-30?
Only ask as the k-30 generally has really good focus speeds ~ it was specifically commented on in live view especially early on.

The k-30 has much better video control options, (24 fps option for example), but loses the real stabilisation in video mode.

This price is pretty darn stunning though, but it wouldn't surprise me if it's actually on runout.

11-23-2014, 06:56 AM   #92
Loyal Site Supporter
Mikesul's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 2,480
QuoteOriginally posted by crewl1 Quote
I did feel there was a difference between my K-5 classic which is the same sensor configuration vs the K-5iis that drops the AA filter.
The pics look sharper on the iis.
If you are shooting far away landscapes or subjects at a distance it might allow for more apparent detail in the iis shots.
If all your work is portraits of people up close then that may not matter as much and possibly be undesirable.
This sounds very reasonable. I sold my K5IIs to get the K3 and have since reacquired a K5. I use the K5 with wider lenses and have been pleasantly surprised at the quality for the ways I use it. The long lenses stay on the K3. Thanks to Larry for the revealing comparison.
11-23-2014, 09:00 AM   #93
Site Supporter
micromacro's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Florida
Posts: 2,938
QuoteOriginally posted by lamgijo Quote
i've purchased combo K-5iis + grip + memory card + DA 50mm f1.8 = 663.90 . I'm so happy with this deal
I just had a chat with someone from BH, asking if it' possible to get missed discount for DA 50mm f1.8 to purchase it in addition, since my camera is on the way, and they said no because I received free grip and memory card and that order is not available now. Yep, but I'm not ordering camera now.
Never mind...
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
focus, pentax, pentax deals, pentax k5iis
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale - Sold: K5iis with D-BG4 Battery Grip nomadkng Sold Items 1 08-30-2014 06:58 AM
New K5iis. Battery Charging wallygoots Pentax K-5 8 06-26-2014 05:18 AM
For Sale - Sold: Pentax D-BG4 Battery Grip for Pentax K-7 & K-5 with Battery djrocks66 Sold Items 4 08-11-2013 08:10 AM
For Sale - Sold: Never used BG4 K7/K5/K5ii/K5iis battery grip new pics slip Sold Items 8 06-06-2013 08:00 AM
For Sale - Sold: Pentax D-BG4 battery grip for K5/K5II/K5IIS/K7 hongzhibin1987 Sold Items 7 04-01-2013 07:18 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:03 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top