I thought the Q was very clever, now Pentax needs a bigger mirror-less

Started Mar 23, 2015 | Discussions thread
LightBug Senior Member • Posts: 2,308
Re: I thought the Q was very clever, now Pentax needs a bigger mirror-less
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apathyman wrote:

That may be so but one problem with maintaining the K-mount registration distance is that it precludes the use of legacy lenses via an adapter. That's important for me - I routinely use some Konica Hexanon lenses on my Olympus E-M10 via a simple adapter. I can do the same thing with the Q.

A Pentax large-sensor mirrorless could maintain K mount compatibility via an autofocus adapter in much the same way as Olympus has done in maintaining compatibility with its older E-series lenses.

Cheers

Brian

Seems to not make sense financially for Ricoh/Pentax to support a shorter registration mount/camera just to please people who do not even plan to buy/use Ricoh/Pentax lenses with it.  If you need mirrorless for adapting lenses, there are plenty of vendors and adapters already available.

Joey

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