No comments on the new low-end Pentax?

Discussion in 'Pentax' started by David J Taylor, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. David J Taylor, Sep 22, 2008
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  2. David J Taylor

    just bob Guest

    Wow, Is the USA price going to be about $249?

    "David J Taylor"
     
    just bob, Sep 22, 2008
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  3. David J Taylor

    John A. Guest

    Depends on what the dollar does, I would guess.
     
    John A., Sep 22, 2008
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  4. Maurice Blanchard, Sep 22, 2008
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  5. David J Taylor

    just bob Guest

    Welcome the new disposable camera!
     
    just bob, Sep 22, 2008
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  6. David J Taylor

    John A. Guest

    Looks like it'll take rechargeables.
     
    John A., Sep 22, 2008
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  7. I didn't *pore* over any specs, but it it's quite D-60ish except for the
    sensor-wiggler IS.
     
    Blinky the Shark, Sep 22, 2008
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  8. Hmmm, I wouldn't really knock the AA batteries feature.

    Personally, it's not for me, I prefer lighter LiIon batteries especially
    since replacements are so cheap (I have the Pentax K10D). But a lot of
    Pentax users like having a battery that takes AA's for travel in remote
    countries and areas, so they can pop in alkaline batteries in a pinch.
    Just a thought.

    And I haven't seen a Pentax body that I would say is "junk". I haven't
    seen the K-M/K2000D yet, but I'm hopefully it is well-built for a
    lightweight camera... at least I expect it to be better than the Canon
    400D, which felt flimsy to me.

    Dan
     
    Daniel Lenski, Sep 23, 2008
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  9. Blinky the Shark wrote:
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    Do Pentax make any stablised lenses? A pity if not.

    David
     
    David J Taylor, Sep 23, 2008
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  10. I dunno. They didn't for my 1969ish Spotmatic. Which I still have. With
    lenses, tubes, extenders, etc. :)
     
    Blinky the Shark, Sep 23, 2008
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