K-mount adapters for Pentax new-mount cameras

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TacticDesigns Veteran Member • Posts: 6,048
Re: K-mount adapters for Pentax new-mount cameras

Barry Pearson wrote:

Dale108 wrote:

Hi Barry:

For the benefit of Pentax I hope you come out of retirement temporarily to get them going in a good direction!

They don't need me! They "just" need organised common sense.

I used to work a lot facilitating/leading teams and workgroups. People (including me!) tend to have opinions that drive our wishful-thinking. That is fine until there is a conflict with (apparent) facts. At that point we either need to determine whether those really are "facts". Otherwise we end up wasting time, pursuing dead-ends and/or having unnecessary arguments.

In 2005 I summarised my way of trying to make constructive progress.
See the infogram below. I still use this method. Even here!

It is also worth noting well-known reminders to gather information:

"Time spent in reconnaissance is seldom wasted"

"Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts".

"It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong".


I personally like the brain storming sessions.

Where you toss out ideas no matter how crazy.

And branch off into misc. ideas.

I assume Pentax is already doing the required work of deciding where they think the sales are, what solutions those customers might want and plotting a path to get from here to there.

Plus, their analysis will take into consideration a lot more factors than we put in.

I guess things like what patents are required to build a product. What supplier has what pre-existing components already designed and ready to go.

Take care & Happy Shooting!

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