The KP J's "hat"

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DougOB
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Re: The KP J's "hat"
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Joseph Tainter wrote:

Leandros S wrote:

I submit that, just like the K-30's "baseball cap", it protects the lens mount from rain. It was described this way on one of the blogs I like to read:

https://breakfastographer.wordpress.com/2019/06/12/pentax-kp-j-limited-editions-to-be-announced-tonight/

From this blog:

"The main change is the restyled pentaprism housing, somewhat reminicent of an F-117 “Nighthawk” stealth airplane."

So the purpose is not weather protection, it is to make Pentax cameras invisible to radar.

It does fit with their marketing strategy, i.e., flying under the radar...

Doug

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