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posted: Mar. 27, 2013 @ 10:59a
Very nice and interesting camera.
posted: Mar. 27, 2013 @ 11:26a
Looks like a 3x optical lens (5mm-15mm, F2.8-F4.5)
posted: Mar. 27, 2013 @ 11:30a
Too bad it takes Q-mount instead of K-mount ... lots of great old lenses to be had with the K.
posted: Mar. 27, 2013 @ 12:29p
the pentax q sensor size is 1/2.3". it's in no man's land. if you buy an interchangeable lens camera (ILC) you're buying into a system of lenses. high quality glass would be limited by the maximum resolution of the sensor.
over the 2012 holidays retailers were selling: the nikon v1/j1 ILC kits for approximately $300, which have a 1" sensor. olympus xz-1, $200, (Amazon), 1/1.6" canon s100, $250 (Amazon), 1/1.7" panasonic lx-7, $300, 1/1.7"
i did not do any research into the micro 4/3 system cameras or great deals on them during that period, but this could provide a baseline of options.
posted: Apr. 1, 2013 @ 9:03p
silentbob007 said: Too bad it takes Q-mount instead of K-mount ... lots of great old lenses to be had with the K.Pentax makes a Q- to-K mount adapter that's supposed to work well. You'll end up with a much bulkier setup though.
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