DPR review of K-7

Dario Bonazza dario.bonazza at virgilio.it
Sat Oct 3 11:33:00 EDT 2009

Mark Roberts wrote:

> AlunFoto wrote:
>>When the K20D I was a bit surprised by how all the forums blabbed
>>about it being a "minor upgrade" from K10D, despite the facts. They
>>are two very, very different beasts. The K10D was probably as good as
>>any APS-C CCD sensor could get, and Pentax used a 22 bit A/D converter
>>to make sure they got the best signal achievable out of it. From there
>>to K20D's CMOS is nothing short of a new paradigma. The K-7 also
>>introduce a new tech platform since they've changed the operating
>>voltage, but the technological difference between K20D and K-7 is much
>>less of a revolution than the previous leap. Yet it receives so much
>>more attention. :-)
> I agree completely. I still have and use my K10D but the step up to
> the K20D was very big indeed. I haven't bought a K7 yet. I may skip it
> and wait for the next camera in a year or so.

Same here, except I no longer use my K10D since the K20D entered home.


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