Why Pentax ?

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tonybelding Senior Member • Posts: 1,097
The Sears / Ricoh Connection

This is gonna sound weird, but. . .  My first “serious” camera was a Sears KS-2, which I found severely intimidating at first, but I eventually learned my way around it and then learned to love it.

Fast-forward 20 years later when everyone started going digital and the DSLR craze hit, and I started shopping for one.  I vaguely remembered that my old Sears KS-2 had used lenses compatible with some other brand, but I didn't know which.  I did a little research and found out the KS-2 was actually a re-branded Ricoh XR7 that took Pentax K-mount lenses.  So, then I looked into Pentax DSLRs.

The Pentax K100D was just out and getting good reviews, so that was it!

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Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 Ricoh GR II Sony RX10 IV Pentax Q7 Sony a7 +1 more
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