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Old Nov 11, 2006, 9:18 PM   #4
JimC
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The K10D isn't shipping yet. So, reviews are going to be hard to find, except for a few photos here and there that may not be representative of a production camera.

The KM DSLR models (Maxxum 5D, Maxxum 7D) also have stabilization built in (Konica Minolta pioneered in body anti-shake technology).

http://www.steves-digicams.com/2005_.../maxxum5d.html

http://www.steves-digicams.com/2005_.../maxxum7d.html

But, Konica Minolta exited the camera business earlier this year. So, most vendors sold out of them months ago. Sony is now honoring the warranty for them as part of an arrangement to acquire some of KM's assets.

It looks like Adorama found a stash of KM 5Ds somewhere. They recently listed some KM 5D kits (Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D, 18-70mm f/3.5-5.6 AF lens) at $569:

http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...mp;forum_id=84

Sony acquired some of Konica Minolta's assets and the new Sony DSLR-A100 (based heavily on the KM Maxxum 5D) also has anti-shake and will use Minolta Autofocus Lenses.

http://www.steves-digicams.com/2006_.../alpha100.html

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