DPR review of K-7

paul stenquist pnstenquist at comcast.net
Sat Oct 3 16:30:29 EDT 2009


On Oct 3, 2009, at 4:10 PM, Jim King wrote:

>
> Doug Franklin wrote on Sat, 03 Oct 2009 07:54:55 -0700
>
>> I want it for the faster AF and the faster frame rate, primarily.  
>> The bigger sensor (compared to the K10D) would be nice, but it's  
>> not critical and makes all the files bigger, and thus slower to  
>> manipulate.
>
>
> You don't have to cope with larger files; just set the resolution to  
> 10MP (or even less, if you want) and image file size will be the  
> same as with the K10D.
>
I believe that's only true if you're shooting jpegs.

> I just bought my K-7 for $1005 with a couple of discounts, and I'm  
> absolutely delighted with the improved handling/operation.  Yes, the  
> IQ isn't any better, but that's only part of the value proposition.
>
> Regards, Jim
>
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