I dreamt of the FF Pentax last night...

Miserere miserere at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 01:11:57 EDT 2009


2009/10/4 P. J. Alling <webstertwentysix at gmail.com>:
> Brendan MacRae wrote:
>>
>> I figured I'd post this since I've had precognitive dreams at least twice
>> before, so who knows?
>> I had a dream where I was working for a huge company part of which was a
>> design firm. One of the ladies there had a job come in where she was sent
>> some artwork of a new Pentax camera. I peeked over her shoulder and started
>> to take notes. Here's what I can remember:
>>
>> - The body is much larger than any current DSLR by Pentax. It also has a
>> slanted top panel similar to the MZ-S film camera.
>> - There is no built-in flash, IIRC.
>> - The body is all one unit, no add'l battery grip!
>> - There is a grip on the left side of the camera as opposed to the right
>> side on current models (yeah, I know, it makes no sense...remember it was a
>> dream!)
>> - The skin of the camera was very different than current models. It looked
>> almost like a sprayed on armor.
>> - The prism hump was not very prominent, but rather flat.
>>
>> Ok, so, I also remember something about a slow top frame rate, like 3 or
>> 3.5FPS. But, the camera had a new autofocus system, ISO from 10-5000 (again,
>> a dream people!) and a top shutter speed of 1/8000 sec.
>>
>> There you have it.
>>
>> -Brendan
>>
>
> I think I'll have some what Brendan's been smoking.

I just thought I'd point out that Kenny R. is left handed.

Make of that what you will.

And make me a FF Pentax DSLR only if it comes in a $1,700 launch price
version and is no bigger than the K10/20D  :-)


 --M.


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