Why Pentax Need a New Mount Now

Started Nov 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Why Pentax Need a New Mount Now
In reply to Russell Evans, Nov 13, 2013

Russell Evans wrote:

smafdy wrote:

Nowadays, when you buy the camera body, you also buy the "film."

That's why there's a market for adapters.

4/3s has proved that a universal mount (BTW, one that can also be adapted to many other brands of current and legacy glass), does not hurt body or lens sales.

4/3, E-mount, FE-mount, NX-mount, X-mount, eosm-mount, m-mount, ft1-mount

FE is not a "mount". It's just E-mount. FE is the name for lenses that cover FF sensor on E-mount cameras, just like DA or FA for Pentax. The mount is K-mount, regardless.

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