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On article DPReview TV: Olympus E-M1X Review (236 comments in total)
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Marty4650: Time for a reality check.

There is a very real market for "smaller and lighter, with very good image quality." And there is a very real market for "bigger and heavier, with even better image quality."

But there is almost no market for "bigger and heavier with very good image quality."

Focusing (no pun intended) on my interests, the increase in size is going to make underwater enclosures even more expensive to buy, not to mention servicing, or 3rd parties just aren't going to make enclosures for this at all.

Link | Posted on Jan 24, 2019 at 22:02 UTC
On article Olympus OM-D E-M1X review in progress (1404 comments in total)
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DtEW: IPX1 doesn't seem that impressive for a pro body. I guess that says more about everything else that isn't IPX-rated to anything.

Water damage is why you get insurance for your camera gear and don't depend on the manufacturer for a warranty repair.

Link | Posted on Jan 24, 2019 at 06:30 UTC

It's amazing how so few people actually consider insurance for their $11 THOUSAND lens, if this was even real damage.

Link | Posted on Aug 31, 2017 at 04:19 UTC as 7th comment

Don't forget the most absurdly expensive too.

Link | Posted on Feb 23, 2016 at 20:21 UTC as 3rd comment
On article Hands-on with the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition (212 comments in total)

And if you put it underwater, it once again displays a focus problem similar to the 1 and 2 because of the new lens. And once again, third parties have to come up with fixes for this.

Link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 01:02 UTC as 30th comment | 3 replies
On article Nikon issues service advisory on D600's dust issue (240 comments in total)
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Wilmark: "We covered this issue in our in-depth review of the D600, last year."
From the review final page "We're working with Nikon to understand (and further test) this issue and we'll update this review accordingly as we use the camera over time."

First off the problem seems to be OIL and NOT dust. Big difference. The other point is that I see you did consider this issue in your D600 review and yet you awarded it your GOLD AWARD. I cannot see how one can recommend this camera with this problem - it was prevalent in the model you tested, yet you gave it one of your highest ratings for a DSLR. Now you will understand why I never look at DP review for buying choices, I just come for news. How can anyone trust your reviews, when you have highly recommended a camera that probably has a serious design flaw, even when you picked it in your test model. Your high rating is that with oil or without? (a la Mc Donalds combo)

I agree with Wilmark. How dare reviewers mislead possible buyers by rating a product with such an obvious flaw so highly. This does not serve their readers at all.

Link | Posted on Feb 24, 2013 at 23:49 UTC

While the video interview and photos are great, it's 3 years old and I've watched it dozens of times.

Link | Posted on Oct 20, 2012 at 02:50 UTC as 20th comment
On article Olympus PEN E-PL5 and PEN E-PM2 Hands-on Preview (146 comments in total)

Any word on video IS? On the E-PL3 it's not very good because it's digital, on the E-M5 it's supposed to use the in-body IS. If the -PL5 uses the IBIS, then I'm sold and will buy one as soon as it hits shelves.

Link | Posted on Oct 10, 2012 at 01:38 UTC as 27th comment
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