Summary: The Pentax K-x is my first DSLR and I am very happy that I chose this over this over the other major brands for various reasons: 1) Great noise reduction (up to 3200 ISO with little noise) 2) I can buy and use older Pentax lenses (I prefer the "A" type cuz they are quality and inexpensive) as well...
Summary: I have been a Pentax user for as long as I can remember photography. My last Pentax DSLR is a K10D. What an advancement! Quieter shutter, faster focusing, more responsive, much better high ISO image quality, and much more compact. LOWER prices! What a deal! Any downside?
Excerpt: This camera has been my workhorse since I got it, and it has served me well. The only known fault my KX has is that the blue shutter indicator in the viewfinder stops working below around -18°C. Otherwise it has not had a single error since I got it.
Pros: Rigid, user friendly, ISO range, Fully mechanical, Timer and MLU at once.
Cons: Viewfinder could be brighter, shuttertimes, film lever has to be half cocked to use exposure meter.
Red K-x DSLR - 2010 - with info on appearance of Red!!
6 May 2010
Summary: Quick note for those considering the red model : the body color is not a deep-rich (marlboro) red or even a brighter-but-stll-rich coca cola red. It is a bright, not fully-saturated red with a slight pinkish tone which becomes more apparent when seen in daylight.
Summary: I bought this about two months ago and have been figuring it out ever since. I haven't seriously handled an SLR since the late 80s/early 90s when I had a Minolta Maxxum. Real life and raising a family made me put my passion for photography on the back burner.
Summary: I recently upgraded from my beloved Olympus e-510 DSLR with the 14-42mm and 40-150mm kits lenses in order to get a DSLR with better low-light performance and HD video capabilities. I loved my Olympus, but image quality took a nose-dive at ISO 800, and I liked the idea of having an HD camcorder built...
Conclusion: I replaced a swag of sony dslr''s with the first of a number of these units, i found it simple to use given i got a japanese instruction book with it not english, a short scroll though the screens and it was set up the way i wanted it and quickly as well.
Pros: I replaced a swag of sony dslr''s with the first of a number of these units, i found it simple to use given i got a japanese instruction book with it not english, a short scroll though the screens and it was set up the way i wanted it and quickly as well. Image straight from the camera is better ...
Cons: No problems encountered after a month of testing and trying.
Summary: To the person (#62 The Home Edition) who purchased the extended warranty. According to the warranty contract, you have 60 days to cancel the warranty and receive a refund. If you have a bone to pick, it should be with the warranty company and not newegg.
Pros: Great Camera, Great Price! I did a lot of online research prior to deciding on the K-X. I narrowed my list to 5 entry level dslr's with comparable specifications. I read exhaustive and several reviews on the Nikon 5000D, Olympus Evolt E620 (almost chose that one) the Pentax K-7 and two entry leve...
The Right Upgrade from Point and Shoot to SLR Features
GPS Ready "Pittbacker", Amazon
26 April 2010
Summary: After extensive research on the web, I eliminated the Olympus and Canon models in this class and went Pentax, and there is no looking back and I am glad I arrived at the K-x. Without even opening the manual (I will later), I was taking photos with ease - in both auto focus and manual focus modes.