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Old Jun 6, 2006, 3:01 PM   #1
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I had a chance to try 3 1stdl's before ordering mine online. When I first saw the DL it had a big, bright optical viewfinder with very large green icons. Blew the Nikon away for all this. Second one, same thing. The third one I saw had a darker screen and tinier icons. I was like huh?

Well the one I ordered online came in and it has the tiny icons and not as bright. I even went back to the first store I saw it at to buy some accessories and confirmed this though didn't compare head to head.

Pentax doesn't know what this could mean.

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Old Jun 6, 2006, 4:36 PM   #2
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DL or DL2 maybe?????

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Old Jun 7, 2006, 12:35 AM   #3
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Could you have been looking at a DS or DS2 instead? The Icons are quite different between the DL and DS.

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Old Jun 7, 2006, 9:57 AM   #4
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No the camera was clearly labeled with the big L and listed for full retail price at the Ritz stores. Actually, come to think of it 2 Ritz stores had the big beautifull viewfinder( I swear the icons were larger and more in the middle of the screen) and 1 Ritz and 1 Circuit City(and my new one) had the tiny viewfinder and icons.

All were definetly the L model.

Oh, ordered it online for only $464 or so shipped. Thought it would be 10 days but came in 4. I have to wait 2 more days to get the memory card from another vendor a more professional photographer recommended.

AAAAARGH. Can't wait to see what pictures it takes. They look great on the big vf in 5 second playback. LOL.
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