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Old Aug 2, 2010, 4:26 PM   #231
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the 450d is a really good camera, good luck with it.
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Thanks guys.

Looking forward to trying it out now!
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I am just surprise the shop that sold you the k-x just did not send you a replacement.
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I am just surprise the shop that sold you the k-x just did not send you a replacement.
No, they sold it to my inlaws. They took the faulty one back but didn't have any left in stock so the inlaws then gave me the 399 they spent on the Kx and i went and bought the 450D.
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you are having very little luck with your dslr's. Seems the shops are always out of stock on items you are interested in. Hope the 450D works out for you.
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you are having very little luck with your dslr's. Seems the shops are always out of stock on items you are interested in. Hope the 450D works out for you.
3 camera shops where i live are all sold out of the kx! One shop told me they had sold 40 of them last month alone!
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I believe it, the big shops in NYC are running low on them. It is that good of a camera. It really deserve the TIPA 2010 top entry level award it got.
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Old Sep 20, 2010, 7:35 AM   #238
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Hi
I am looking to make the jump from compact cameras into my first DSLR, and have narrowed it down to the following 2 choices:

Pentax K-X costing GBP 450
(including 18-55mm Zoom Lens & 50-200mm Zoom Lens)

Sony A450L costing GBP 330
(including 18-55mm Zoom Lens)

Which one is a better value? Which one has better image quality?
I am mainly going to use my camera for travelling around Europe, including taking night shots.

One thing that concerns me with the Sony A450L is that people have mentioned on this forum that it doesn't have an autofocus in live view.
What does this mean exactly?
How difficult would it be to use manual focus instead?

Any comments appreciated.

Thanks!
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Old Sep 20, 2010, 1:31 PM   #239
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The A450 is also a bigger camera! Very chunky
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Old Nov 16, 2010, 5:08 PM   #240
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I am interested in several DSLR's which would you recommend between:

CANON EOS 450D IS 12MP DIGITAL SLR DOUBLE ZOOM KIT CAMERA
EFS 18-55 and EFS 55-250 for 489.99

CANON EOS 450D DIGITAL SLR CAMERA 18-55MM LENS DEAL 359.99

PENTAX K-x Digital SLR Camera + 18-55mm Zoom Lens & 50-200mm Zoom Lens 399.99

Pentax KX (K-X) with 18-55mm DAL and 55-300mm DAL 479

Sony Alpha A290 with 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 DT SAM and 55-200mm f4-5.6 DT SAM zoom lenses for 349.99

Or is there anything else you would recommend.

Thanks for your help.

Last edited by eye will; Nov 16, 2010 at 5:14 PM. Reason: Added another camera
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