Pentax K-01

Announced Feb 2, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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heartseye
By: heartseye (Mar 22, 2013)
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Hi all....I recently acquired a Pentax K-01 and like it very much....but I cannot get it to set ISO 100. I have followed the directions concerning how to do this in the menu....but no matter whether I choose "on" of "off", I still can't get it to set to 100ISO....anythoughts anyone? Thanks, Bob --the heart knows what the mind cannot.....
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For those that bought a K-01 with the XS pancake, or somehow acquired the lens, I am wondering how you find the lens to be. Mine seems to have pretty severe CA and I wonder if there is something wrong with my copy, or is this just something that people live with because the lens is so small and convenient (it's almost nothing, like 2 lens caps back to back). Reviews mention CA but I wonder if this is the expected amount. By the way, the in-camera CA correction seems to make no difference to...
gooseta
By: gooseta (Mar 13, 2013)
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The K-01 is for sale now at just £240. I'm planning to get one with the FA*24mm along with an M 100mm as my backup body. How well does the focus peaking work? I'd like to use it as a backup body while shooting landscapes/architecture--Angad S. aka goosetaLBA and CBA haunt me.angadsrin.zenfolio.comK5iis with DA 17-70/4, 35/2.4, M 50/1.7, Tamron 70-200/2.8, Sigma 70/2.8 macroSigma DP1 MERRILL WOOHOOIsold the sony stuff!
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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?
miles500
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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