Pentax AF

Started May 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
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arpikusz
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Pentax AF
May 29, 2012

Hi all!

I'm planing to buy my first Pentax DSLR in a few months, but I've come a cross some (ugly) Pentax bashing on an other forum which got me thinking.

Someone claimed that the Pentax AF system is so poor, that it has a miss-focus rate about 50-60%. Now, I know this has to be false, since no company could stay in business with cameras that are that bad, but I'm interested in where this (let's call it a myth) came from.

Could you guys share your personal (honest) opinions about the AF on the K-r and/or K-5? And maybe estimate your miss-focused pictures in %?

Greetings!

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Nikon D5100 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR +2 more
Pentax K-5 Pentax K-r
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