K-mount adapters for Pentax new-mount cameras

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squareEye Regular Member • Posts: 301
Re: K-mount adapters for Pentax new-mount cameras

Alex Sarbu wrote:...

...I don't think that relying exclusively on existing K-mount users would be a good idea. And to launch a new mount but no lenses... they'd be the laughing stock of the camera world - and that means, it can't possibly happen.

Alex

Razor handles sell blades, Camera mounts sell lenses.

Camera optical companies make money on lenses.

To make more money, sell more lenses. to sell more lenses, sell DIFFERENT cameras.

To retain legacy users, make a competent adapter. So what if it is too late to be first?Nikon released the camera style Ricoh should have, but my collection of legacy lenses tells me this hobbyist can't afford to change.

No new body for me, and no lenses, either.

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