Pentax K10D

Announced Sep 13, 2006 •
10 megapixels | 2.5 screen | APS-C sensor
jarnvarg
 

This old camera offer some good issues but another limitations, i like the ergonomics, perhaps not a beauty contest winner but confortable to hold, specially when use the camera with the vertical grip, I use this camera with old manual focus lenses, when i use with some AF lenses it sound like a motor of a car, i dont like the system of the motor inside the camera, these old motors were slow, noisy and complicated, i like the EOS since early 87 with a motor inside the lens insted of the ...

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John Matthius III
 

This camera was a buy that a very convicted friend suggested when I could not afford very much.  In-body Image Stabilization, you had me at 'every lens'.  I switched from nikon at the time, and became a fervent pentax weirdo. I can't say much more about this camera that hasn't been said.  I still love it.

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yesman12
 

This camera kept me in Pentax.  Great for its time, images looked better than the 14Mp K7 which i owned later... Only issue is Noise above ISO 400 and AF even for its time was slow.

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Curvy, comfortable, practical. The K10D was a break out camera for Pentax and is still loved to this day by many Pentaxians. As the title of the Review suggests, the K10D was a ground breaking DSLR for Pentax. It offered many technology firsts that continue to be staple features in current high end Pentax DSLRS. It also challenged other camera makers to try and play a bit of catch up- the K10D was loaded with features and capabilities that other brands simply didn't offer. Today, the Pentax ...

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Aussie Allan
 

It's getting on now and a bit heavy but still gets the results i want .

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Rolo King
 

Very nice build and ergonomics at a very low price. For the budget I had when I bought this camera, my choices were limited to a Canon Rebel or an Olympus. In the end, I found an amazing deal which made this camera even more affordable than a Rebel. The ergonomics and weather sealing were a major improvement over the 30D too. The weather sealing became useful not even one week after receiving the camera. Problems: Focusing was problematic under low light.

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Wim Banink
 

Why is everybody always/only talking about Canon and Nikon ? I now also ( that is : my wife does ;-) a Pentax K-x which produces easily even better images !!! Problems: None whatsoever

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quantum2238845
 

I love the K10D! I’m an amateur photographer (who knows what he is doing) whose needs range from portraiture to sports to landscape photography. It is a bargain for the price considering the “feel”, weather resistant body (I think there is none other for under $1,000), in camera stabilization (good for two stops), exposure options, and ease of use. I also like being able to buy excellent older Pentax prime lenses, usually for very little, and using them with this camera. I recently took ...

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quantum2238845
 

I love the K10D! I’m an amateur photographer (who knows what he is doing) whose needs range from portraiture to sports to landscape photography. It is a bargain for the price considering the “feel”, weather resistant body (I think there is none other for under $1,000), in camera stabilization (good for two stops), exposure options, and ease of use. I also like being able to buy excellent older Pentax prime lenses, usually for very little, and using them with this camera. I recently took ...

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fractalbrain
 

I just got a used K10D (excellent+ condition from KEH) with the kit 18-35mm F/3.5 lens for $400!! Yipee! I also got the dpreviewed 55mm f/1.4 lens. This is all a replacement for an Olympus C-8080. I am very pleased and my "problems encountered" are are mostly superficial (but resulted in a 4.5 for ease of use). Although my camera was a C-8080 before, I have used a number of DSLR's and am generally very picky with quality and design. Given the price (especially used of course), build ...

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