Pentax interview pretty clear about FF inevitability....

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Joseph Tainter
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Re: A goal without a date is just a dream...
In reply to miles green, 8 months ago

miles green wrote:

...they are still ready to talk to 3rd party lens makers...

Why? Wouldn't Pentax want to make and sell their own lenses?

I know that at present Pentax has few full-frame lenses. That actually puts them ahead. When the *ist D came out, Pentax had no APS-C lenses. Pentax has several full-frame primes still in production. All they would need to get started would be a normal zoom (say 24-70/80) and a 70-300 zoom. I'll bet they've already designed those, and only need to start producing them.

Joe

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