A&P Ok, I have to know what you people think of this....

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by Jonny Chimpo, Nov 10, 2009.

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Hit it or quit it?

  1. Hell yeah, brosef

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  2. No, you retard, get the fuck out of here.

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  3. I want pancakes.

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  1. Jonny Chimpo

    Jonny Chimpo OT Supporter

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    "point and shoot" where the lens and sensor are swappable as a unit. So if you want a new lens, you are buying another sensor along with it.

    (be sure to peep the pricing on this fella too)

    Would you buy it?
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    No. But if and when the technology improves including open source cameras I will consider ditching Canon.
     
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    Its a cool concept but poor execution, looks like something people in the army would use
     
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    I like the concept, but it's gonna take time to get right...

    Or we could be proved wrong :eek3:
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    too ugly for consumers
     
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    how do they hope to compete with those prices? so expensive
     
  8. Jonny Chimpo

    Jonny Chimpo OT Supporter

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    Official info: http://www.dpreview.com/news/0911/09111001ricohgxr.asp

    And official US pricing:
    • Body: $549
    • VF-2 viewfinder: $257
    • GF-1 flash: $280
    • A12 50mm lens: $830
    • S10 24-70mm lens: $440

    The body with the APS-C sensor / 50mm lens unit comes to $1379. So the decision is this or something like a 50D with a 50mm? :bowrofl:
     
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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    It seems a little ridiculous. Just a tad.
     
  10. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    while i love the concept, i think that it needs some serious work on the pricing. and i don't think that the sensor should be paired with a lens, but making it a sensor that can easily be removed and upgraded is a great idea.
     
  11. jared_IRL

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    This is awesome. I love it. We're looking at the first completely modular camera system, and you guys are crying about the price...

    I think it's actually pretty damn cheap, considering the craziness.

    The whole setup can be had for less than the d700 body, and it gives you the ability to upgrade sensors as new technology comes out...

    fucking :bowdown:
     
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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    Yeah but instead of just buying a new body to go with new glass, you're buying new glass everytime you want a new sensor. Can't just get a new FF body to go with your $2000 lens, gotta buy the newer, better $3000 lens :hs:
     
  13. Jonny Chimpo

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    Pretty sure he's being sarcastic.
     
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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    :rofl: :o

    i honestly can't tell
     

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