Pentax KP

Bruce Walker bruce.walker at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 14:41:12 EDT 2020


We who pay for stuff with the Candian Peso don't have the luxury of
forgetting that exchange rate thing. Grrr.


On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 1:37 PM <lrc at red4est.com> wrote:
>
> Oops,  forgot about that 35% exchange rate thing
>
> On September 28, 2020 10:11:39 AM PDT, Bill <anotherdrunkensot at gmail.com> wrote:
> >On Mon., Sep. 28, 2020, 10:06 a.m. , <lrc at red4est.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Nikon charged more for their aps than they do for their full frame?
> >
> >
> >In my world, the price drops on camera bodies that are a couple of
> >years
> >old. Thats why people on forums often say they will wait for the price
> >to
> >come down prior to buying.
> >I'm not sure if that happens in your world or not.
> >Expect the next Pentax full frame to be closer to $3k at release.
> >Right now, the K1 mkII body is right in the $2.5k range. That's Can$,
> >not
> >FSA$, BTW.
> >
> >bill
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >> On September 28, 2020 5:56:26 AM PDT, Bill
> ><anotherdrunkensot at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >On Sun., Sep. 27, 2020, 8:44 p.m. Larry Colen, <lrc at red4est.com>
> >wrote:
> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> > On Sep 27, 2020, at 7:06 PM, Bill <anotherdrunkensot at gmail.com>
> >> >wrote:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Also, it looks like a new flagship level APS-C body is just over
> >> >the
> >> >> > horizon.  From the looks of the way Ricoh is pricing stuff, I
> >> >expect it
> >> >> > will be priced well north of $2k, I expect somewhere around
> >$2.5k.
> >> >>
> >> >> That would certainly snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >Yeah, we all think Pentax should offer more features for 70% of what
> >> >Nikon
> >> >gets to charge for their cameras.
> >> >That was the winning strategy that cost them their company and put
> >them
> >> >into the loving embrace of Hoya.
> >> >Ricoh doesn't seem interested in that sort of winning.
> >> >
> >> >bill
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