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Old Feb 9, 2012, 2:57 PM   #141
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Thanks for the link Steve. Geez, someone considering buying a Canon 7D or Nikon D700 really needs to look at the new Olympus. And I don't believe either of the two cameras mentioned above have moisture/dust proofing.
James - no disrespect intended but anyone considering cameras at that level should NOT be listening to press releases from corporations. Every marketing department will make the claim that their company's latest product is the best at everything. Reality, in almost every case, falls a bit short of the press release. As with all the other cameras recently announced, it's probably best to wait until the cameras have been field tested.
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Old Feb 9, 2012, 3:37 PM   #142
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I agree with you John. IF I was interested, I would not run out and buy one now or get on a waiting list until I saw some real data. At 1K it would pay to wait. I'm also sure some bugs will be found that will need software updates. But, if all the stated claims are true, it would be something to consider over the cost of a 7D or D700.
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Old Feb 9, 2012, 3:41 PM   #143
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Damn it! I've got to stop reading all these websites, blogs, releases, et al.

Here is another:
http://robinwong.blogspot.com/2012/0...pressions.html


If I don't stop soon, I'm going to start acting irrationally and start thinking how I can slowly rob the piggy bank and amass enough cash to buy one of these things.........

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Old Feb 9, 2012, 3:51 PM   #144
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Damn it! I've got to stop reading all these websites, blogs, releases, et al.

Here is another:
http://robinwong.blogspot.com/2012/0...pressions.html


If I don't stop soon, I'm going to start acting irrationally and start thinking how I can slowly rob the piggy bank and amass enough cash to buy one of these things.........

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I wouldn't get it Zig. You won't be able to use the Tic Tac boxes for your batteries.
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I wouldn't get it Zig. You won't be able to use the Tic Tac boxes for your batteries.
Damn the Tic-Tac boxes.......FULL SPEED AHEAD!!!

I must have one NOW
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Damn the Tic-Tac boxes.......FULL SPEED AHEAD!!!

I must have one NOW
You can't, you don't have one vote on the poll. It is a very nice looking camera, kind of reminds me of my old Pentax Spotmatic SLR.
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Ah.....I can picture it now...

http://dc.watch.impress.co.jp/img/dc...l/013.jpg.html
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That would look good on your desk Greg. I don't care for the knurled thumb screw to hold the hood on. What was wrong with the bayonet system as on the 14-40mm II, mine is positive locking.
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I really like the look of it - even the knurled thumb screw. It definitely has a classic look to it.
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.............it surely does, I like the screw too.
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