DPR review of K-7

P. J. Alling webstertwentysix at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 14:02:30 EDT 2009

About 1 shot I'd say.

Tom C wrote:
> I bet that 16meg card fills up really really fast with RAW files. :-)
> Tom
> On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 8:41 AM, Bob Sullivan <rf.sullivan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Paul,
>> Like you, I sold a K10d before the K7 came out (after seeing the K7 @ GFM).
>> I've kept the K20d but it doesn't get much usage.  I like the K7 much better.
>> Along with your comments, I'd mention speed and battery life.
>> I had the frame rate turned up to high and returned it to low yesterday.
>> High is so fast, I found myself taking double shots - unintentionally!
>> It's that much of a change from the K10 and K20d.
>> Battery life is a blessing, especially without a grip.
>> And it runs out of juice gracefully, giving some notice on the battery
>> indicator.
>> This pretty much eliminates my need for a battery grip.
>> Filling a 16meg card with Raw files is no problem (until you have to sort them),
>> Regards,  Bob S.
>> On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 7:25 AM, paul stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> I had a K20D and a K10D. The K20D was my every day camera, and the K10D was
>>> a backup. When the K7 was introduced I bought one and sold the K10. Believe
>>> me, the K7D is a big step up from the K20. Exposure is much better, the
>>> faster write speed is a blessing, and the autofocus is superior in every
>>> situation I've encountered. I find it difficult to use the K20 these days,
>>> although it's fine for when I have to shoot with two cameras.
>>> Paul
>>> On Oct 3, 2009, at 3:47 AM, Chris Mitchell wrote:
>>>>> John Francis wrote:
>>>>>>  o K10D owners who passed on the K20 because it wasn't a big
>>>>> upgrade.
>>>>>>   (that probably includes quite a large number of folks, like me,
>>>>>>   who started on digital with a *ist-D, and moved on to a K10D).
>>>>> That would be me all right.
>>>>> Boris
>>>> Me too. That makes at least 3 of us so it looks like they got it right
>>>> (until someone says that a sample of 3 isn't good enough statistically of
>>>> course).
>>>> Chris


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