Pentax K-01

Announced Feb 2, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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I kinda expected a lot of messages about the K-01s when the new batch arrived at Amazon.  I'm pretty sure everyone who got one is feeling pretty good about what a bargain they got, really. Did it not happen?  Did Amazon not deliver on their deal?  Do we no longer mention the K-01 around here anymore?  Am I opening old wounds?
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By: miles500 (Mar 5, 2013)
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I wonder what the experience of forum members has been with this lens. It is now being offered by SRS for £129 and I imagine that it is likely to be discontinued along with the K-01.  Of course I do not need one, but somehow I covet this lens for its tiny size and it is hard to resist (LBA problem - I have the DA 35. macro so there is probably no excuse for me to buy one!)  --Miles500
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I haven't really used presets much for Lightroom, so I wanted to see if others do batch presets and what your settings are?
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i was going to get a high end p&s (XZ-2) and end up getting a new K10 and K01 on discounted price. so i am new for pentax but it doesn't take long for me to enjoy the experience.i still hope to get a compact as i missed it.  i have learn a great deal about Q here and the MX-1 sounds very exciting.  just wonder if anyone happen to have the mx1 and the Q/Q10 to give some insights.i understand they design for different use and not in the same category.  i almost certain to get the MX-1 but the...
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I found them a Amazon for about $34 made for Canon cameras with a 3" 3:2 LCD.  It looks like it would mount on a K-01.
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over at the SLR forum there is a thread about the K-01:K-01 -- what you see ain't what you get?answered by Cane:http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/post/50916236So the question is:Does the screen of the MX-1 get dimmer if you underexpose by turning the exposure adjustment wheel from 0 to -2?Thanks a lot.I think about getting the MX-1 as a companion to my K-5.--][.Keruskerwe don't see that we don't see (eye's blind spot)
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Recently, in cold temperature (2C to -15C), I have noticed that the image on the LCD screen of the K01 was "flashing" (tearing/bliking?) when the luminosity of the scene was changing.This happens with my K01, and, my GF's K01 -- with both cameras. At first, I thought one camera was starting to degrade, but, I noticed the same with the other one too. It's very unlikely that both are defective. (I hope not!)Did you notice (or not) similar phenomena in cold weather with your K01...
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Hi allI got my k01 finally and am getting used to it.When in movie mode I see the focus square thing at the beginning fine, but when I start taking the video ('filming' comes to my lips, but of course there is no film, and who says 'videoing') the focus point/square disappears from view.However if it is set to the side it stayts at the side, not the middle, and thus you can't properly see it.Am I just stuck with this or is there something I can do to maintain the focus point in view while...
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Hello and thank you for reading!New to the DSLR world with my K-01 & want to shoot with more range than with the included 40mm XS lens.My budget is about $500 when I'm ready and I saw some choices that seem to fill my need in learning more about photography. I would like the flexibility to shoot many things as I learn  what my preference is, though I've been shooting a mix of street, portrait, macro, low light and general landscapes so far.In short: I'm debating between the (Pentax DA 18-55mm...
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I found a inexpensive LCD-Viewfinder that is intended to fit Canon EOS cameras and would like to know if anyone has tried it on a K-01.  The critical part of the fit appears to be the location of the tripod mount hole relative to the viewfinder.  I use mostly manual prime lenses and would like to improve my ability to focus in bright sunlight.  I included a link below for the LCD-V3 made in China...
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