Is the K20D Popular?

P. J. Alling webster26 at mindspring.com
Fri Apr 4 11:20:13 EDT 2008


I'd love to optimize my lens collection, unfortunately it seem to have a 
life of it's own.

Paul Stenquist wrote:
> The D300 may have better high ISO. Some of the testers seem to think  
> so. Although, again, I don't know if they're setting noise reduction  
> values in the K20. If they are, they never mention it. I think Adam  
> said he found the D300 noise at high ISO comparable to that of the  
> K20D. The D300 is certainly more expensive and probably a bit better  
> built as a consequence. It doesn't have in-body shake reduction. That  
> would be a stopper for me, as I depend on hand holding a lot with  
> older lenses. In the end I suppose it's mostly a matter of which  
> direction your kit will go. I think it's usually better to settle on  
> one brand, so that you can optimize your lens selection.
> Paul
> On Apr 4, 2008, at 7:19 AM, David J Brooks wrote:
>   
>> I'm now on the fence.
>>
>> K20D or trade in the D200 for the D300, which is supposed to have
>> better high iso.
>>
>> Dave
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 6:04 AM, Paul Stenquist  
>> <pnstenquist at comcast.net> wrote:
>>     
>>> You're welcome. Ironically, some testers have failed to notice the
>>>  improved high ISO performance. But none of them have said what value
>>>  they set for High ISO NR in the setup menus. I have it on "Weak." I
>>>  suspect if it's turned off, the 3200 noise would be fairly
>>>  pronounced, but I have no inclination to experiment.
>>>  Paul
>>>
>>>
>>> On Apr 3, 2008, at 11:33 PM, Ken Waller wrote:
>>>       
>>>> The apparent improved high ISO performance (thanks Paul) really
>>>> sold me,
>>>> otherwise I'm pretty sure I could have resisted.
>>>>
>>>> Kenneth Waller
>>>> http://www.tinyurl.com/272u2f
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Cory Waters" <cbwaters at bellsouth.net>
>>>> Subject: Is the K20D Popular?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> I think most of us agreed that the K20 is an improvement over  
>>>>> the K10
>>>>> (right?)
>>>>> I'm curious about the sales.  I have not found the new camera
>>>>> compelling
>>>>> me to forsake the K10 in nearly the same way that I needed the  
>>>>> K10 to
>>>>> replace the *istD.  I know some of you have made the switch, but I
>>>>> get
>>>>> the feeling that the K10 had more buzz.  My totally unfounded gut
>>>>> feeling is that the K10's initial buzz lasted longer and was more
>>>>> widespread than that of the K20.   I wonder if the sales bear that
>>>>> out.
>>>>> What do you guys think?
>>>>>
>>>>> CW
>>>>>           
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