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Celestron AstroMaster LT 70 AZ Refractor Telescope - £59 @ SRS Microsystems
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With the darker nights fast approaching this is a good beginner telescope that normally retails around £100. Never bought from SRS Microsystems before but Watford based UK stock. O… Read more

VDisillusioned21 h, 20 m ago

Well the standard, and entirely valid, response would be - buy some …Well the standard, and entirely valid, response would be - buy some binoculars and a star-map (or a smartphone app) go somewhere dark and see. Then, when you find your internet age kids are completely underwhelmed by astronomy, at least you will still be able to use the binoculars for other things like nature watching




That is excellent advice and binoculars are much easier for anyone to use. Keep an eye on Lidl I got some excellent binoculars from there for pennies

Coming up at 99.99 for me. Any voucher required or has the deal expired?

jaydeeuk18 h, 52 m ago

Pretty decent price. The AZ mount is far more suitable imo than an EQ …Pretty decent price. The AZ mount is far more suitable imo than an EQ mount for visual observation. Its a nice light scope to get started with.Just bear in mind:1) You will not be seeing full colour hubble style images with this. All DSO, clusters, galaxies will look like grey fuzzy blobs. Spend £1000 more and they'll be brighter grey fuzzy blobs. Buy a £10k 20" dobsonion, and they'll still be grey but detailed fuzzy blobs (although some might see colour in something like m42 from a dark site). you get the idea2) The moon will look pretty decent, you will see 4 moons around Jupiter, rings of saturn, mars and venus as bright reddish / orange dots.This might give you a rough idea of what to expect - just be aware that although this has the same aperture its a tracking scope so a camera is used to gather light [Video] 3) There will come a time where you want to stick a camera in the eyepiece and take photos of what you can see. Its a money pit, and if you're in the UK its just pure frustration if you have kids, a job, a wife etc. Its rarely clear, the BBC weather forecast is useless, its cold, its dark, it involves a lot of faffing. I went down that slippery slope after starting off with a basic alt az tracking scope, then stuck a webcam in it, then mounted a DSLR, a PC for tracking, then starsense, then chucked it all in an observatory, and now £1500 later I want to start again and do it properly.4) stargazerslounge.com is a fantastic site


I'm putting this excellent comment in the Top Ten HUKD Comments of 2017.

VDisillusioned15 h, 16 m ago

Well the standard, and entirely valid, response would be - buy some …Well the standard, and entirely valid, response would be - buy some binoculars and a star-map (or a smartphone app) go somewhere dark and see. Then, when you find your internet age kids are completely underwhelmed by astronomy, at least you will still be able to use the binoculars for other things like nature watching

Any advise on decent binoculars under £50
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Panasonic Lumix GX80 Camera + 12-32mm Lens (£329 with double cashback) at SRS
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Large sensor compact system camera. £200 cashback available on this from Panasonic Making the price £329. 2 Year Panasonic UK Warranty included. Free delivery

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woldranger

What are SRS like to deal with, I've never come across them?Can't believe … What are SRS like to deal with, I've never come across them?Can't believe these are so cheap with the cashback, I my get one instead of the Olympus M10 while they're so much cheaper How does the 35-100 lens (that's bundled in the twin lens package with these guys) compare to Olympus's 40-150?



Haven't used them myself, but they have very good reviews..
uk.trustpilot.com/rev….uk

Nice deal. I notice the GX8 is also in the £200 cashback promotion for anyone who is wanting one of those

zorbathegeek

Good from what I can gather.Can't believe this is cold. I bought one. … Good from what I can gather.Can't believe this is cold. I bought one. Delighted!The body only is a great deal if you already have lenses.If I can live with the kit zoom I'll likely upgrade to the expensive Olympus 12-40/2.8 M.Zuiko PRO when I see a decent deal; lots of talk that it's a 'do everything' lens which could save a fortune on primes.


I'm gonna nip to my local John Lewis to see if they have these on display - I've had a play with the Olympus M10 and liked it, but these are crazy cheap in comparison. I'm not sure about the kit lens with these - I'm used to my effective 28-80 range on my current SLR and I think the 60mm might not be enough at the long end.

woldranger

What are SRS like to deal with, I've never come across them?Can't believe … What are SRS like to deal with, I've never come across them?Can't believe these are so cheap with the cashback, I my get one instead of the Olympus M10 while they're so much cheaper How does the 35-100 lens (that's bundled in the twin lens package with these guys) compare to Olympus's 40-150?



Good from what I can gather.

Can't believe this is cold. I bought one. Delighted!
The body only is a great deal if you already have lenses.
If I can live with the kit zoom I'll likely upgrade to the expensive Olympus 12-40/2.8 M.Zuiko PRO when I see a decent deal; lots of talk that it's a 'do everything' lens which could save a fortune on primes.

What are SRS like to deal with, I've never come across them?
Can't believe these are so cheap with the cashback, I my get one instead of the Olympus M10 while they're so much cheaper
How does the 35-100 lens (that's bundled in the twin lens package with these guys) compare to Olympus's 40-150?
Edited by: "woldranger" 26th Dec 2016
Olympus M.Zuiko 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ Lens - Black £129 - SRS Microsystems
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looks like a nice wide-ish replacement for kit lens' if people bought lower to mid end m4/3 cameras. macro + splash and dust proof ( "splash and dust proofing are only if the cam… Read more

jazzuk777

Yes it is M4/3. I think IRRC correctly OIS is in the body on Olympus but … Yes it is M4/3. I think IRRC correctly OIS is in the body on Olympus but in lenses on Panasonics? So that might be worth bearing in mind or at least checking out?



Thanks for the response. So all the e-Zoom stuff is built into the lens? Sounds good. Tempting!

The gx7 has OIS in some of its lenses, but also there's OIS to some extent in the body (although not as effective obvs). It definitely helps take away the little vibrations and shakes when using my Canon FD adapter and lenses.

Thanks

I bought mine from them last week via eBay. Great price, the only thing that was annoying, they sent it with parcel force and in a plastic bag, which means the lens box got damaged

TK42

This is probably the best m4/3 kit lens there is, but it's not … This is probably the best m4/3 kit lens there is, but it's not stupendously good. You could be thinking of the 12-40 f2.8, which is in a different league.



The 12-40mm 2.8f is not really comparable at 7 times the price!
Edited by: "dougan" 6th Dec 2016

mikeyfive

I'd definitely buy this if m4/3 cameras weren't so damn useless (_;)



Luckily they're not so you're good to go ;-)

Just ordered one, to good a price not to!
Selection of Pentax, Sigma & Olympus lens on offer eg Pentax D-FA 77mm f/1.8 Limited, black £549.00 (generally £829.00 elsewhere) @SRS Microsystems
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All offers are valid till midnight on Monday 28th or whilst stocks last. Crop Frame Lenses Offer Price Saving 35mm Macro f/2.8 Limited £379.00 £90.00 70mm f/2.4 Limited … Read more

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Black Friday Special - 20% off with voucher code BFPENFG20! The Pentax AF 360 FGZ II Flashgun is portable flash unit with a guide number of 36 (at ISO 100/m) and a weather-resistant construction. On the front of the AF 360 flashgun is a fixed LED light, which comes in handy for close-distance movie recording and still-image shooting. The user can customise the flash operation by pre-setting as many as nine different flash functions to their preference, including the on/off of the catch-light function using the LED light and the option of the flash discharge mode in still-image shooting. The flash head can be adjusted to angles of -10 to 90 degrees vertically and up to 180 degrees horizontally for creative bounce flash. When coupled with a WR (weather-resistant) body and lens, this combination offers a versatile digital imaging system that assures solid performance even in harsh outdoor environments.
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Pentax Weekend Special eg Pentax K-S2 £349.00 / 100mm Macro f2.8 £339.00 @ SRS Microsystems
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Lenses Pentax 15mm f4.0 ED AL Limited (Black) - Save £70.00 with voucher code: pentax15 - £369.00 Pentax 21mm f3.2 AL Limited (Black) - Save £40.00 with voucher code: pentax21 - £… Read more

I sold a GX7 and got a K3 very happy with the decision.

Best prices for Pentax kit. Hot!

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Groovii D

Every now and again I fancy selling my M4/3 kit and buying some new … Every now and again I fancy selling my M4/3 kit and buying some new Pentax gear.Grrrrr d@mn you



Go on! You know you want to... :P

Every now and again I fancy selling my M4/3 kit and buying some new Pentax gear.


Grrrrr d@mn you
Selection of Pentax Lenses reduced at SRS Microsystems eg Pentax FA 50mm F1.4 Lens £259.00 with code PENTAX80 (£329.00+ elsewhere) @ SRS Microsystems
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Pentax FA 50mm F1.4 Lens £259.00 with code PENTAX80 Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited Lens £379.00 with code PENTAX60 Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 WR Macro Lens £299.00 with code… Read more

ScoobyZ

I might email them as I'm in Asia at the moment on holiday


Just checked and all coupons have been removed.

Barso

Give them a ring


I might email them as I'm in Asia at the moment on holiday

ScoobyZ

I can't get the code to work on the Pentax D-FA 100mmPENTAX160


Give them a ring

I can't get the code to work on the Pentax D-FA 100mm

PENTAX160

get ready for k1
Pentax K-1 first Full frame DSLR by Pentax pre order £1599 @ Srsmicrosystem
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Best innovated DSLR full frame camera for bargain price. 5-axis image stabilization rated to 5 stops by CIPA standard testing 100% pentaprism viewfinder with 0.7x magnification 33… Read more

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Now is £200 more expensive.

X)X)

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http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/dragonage/images/2/2a/Anchorman-well-that-escalated-quickly.jpg


Spod

English is obviously not your first language. That doesn't even make … English is obviously not your first language. That doesn't even make sense! All you have managed to do is prove yourself to be a complete muppet. Just another idiot to add to the ignore list. Bye bye.



​everybody in this thread can understand who is the complete muppet...

pwel

​on the other hand, your content behind the written lines is quite a … ​on the other hand, your content behind the written lines is quite apparent....



English is obviously not your first language. That doesn't even make sense!
All you have managed to do is prove yourself to be a complete muppet. Just another idiot to add to the ignore list.
Bye bye.
Edited by: "Spod" 19th Feb 2016
Panasonic LX100 Digital Camera @ SRS (£399 with cashback)
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F1.7-2.8 LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX Lens (24-75mm) 4/3 inch MOS Sensor, 2,764k-dot LVF, Aperture Ring, Control Ring, SS Dial Exposure Compensation Dial RAW Data Development in the Cam… Read more

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reserves

Showing at £539? with £50 cashback = 489?


Yes no longer seems to be at the offer price. I won't expire yet as last time I did this deal was back on again within a day or two.

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Anon32

Same poster hotbot so check your facts first before laying into someone!


Thanks Anon32 (_;)

Showing at £539? with £50 cashback = 489?

Same poster hotbot so check your facts first before laying into someone!

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HotBot

This has already been posted over an hour ago! Please check before … This has already been posted over an hour ago! Please check before creating duplicate posts.


Yes it was posted by myself initially. I did ask if a Mod could unexpire the old deal (over 5 hours ago) but didn't get any responce.
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Panasonic LX100 Digital Camera - Black and Silver - £449 (£399 after cashback) ar SRS Microsystems
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This deal was on late last week but expired after they put their price back up to £539. It seems now it is back on and SRS are awaiting stock. Silver version link - http://www.sr… Read more

where does the 339 come from?

I moved this to Audiovisual but you need to change the title price to remove "for £339" after SRS Microsystems.
Panasonic LX100 Digital Camera @ SRS (£399 with cashback) - £449
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F1.7-2.8 LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX Lens (24-75mm) 4/3 inch MOS Sensor, 2,764k-dot LVF, Aperture Ring, Control Ring, SS Dial Exposure Compensation Dial RAW Data Development in the Ca… Read more

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TK42

Unexpired- same deal is back on again until 12th Jan!


New post
hotukdeals.com/dea…818

Original Poster

Unexpired- same deal is back on again until 12th Jan!

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springdaddy

No after cash back!


Nope it was and still is £519 on Amazon (£469 with cashback) which made it £70 more expensive!
amazon.co.uk/Pan…KU/

TK42

£519 on Amazon



No after cash back!

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Seems the price has gone up now. Hope someone got one beforehand.
OMD EM-10 olympus micro 4/3 camera body £249 at SRS microsystems
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Olympus OM-D E-M10 Camera Body - Black best price for body alone, new with UK warranty for 2 yrs. this is the first gen EM10 and not the mark II released in 2015. details from webs… Read more

Not sure why some people are voting this down. Good camera for the money.
I'm not a fan of mft format. But lens availability makes it a good system to buy into.

Brilliant bit of kit and a steal at this price..

After a E-M5 Mark II myself, but this is a cheap entry into MFT with in-body IS. (Pick up some ex-kit Panasonic/Olympus lenses from a well known auction site.)
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Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 WR Macro Lens  £249.00  srsmicrosystems
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Something for Pentax fans... just in time for Christmas:)

offer's gone

Definatley a bargain for a proper macro lens. Circular aperture too for nice bokeh. Ordered.

D-FA if I'm not mistaken is FF compatible.
WR on FF WR body? Bargain.
Nikon D3300 Camera And 18-55mm VR II Lens - Grey £299.00 srsmicrosystems 269.00 after cashback
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Good price from UK based retailer, only 269.00 after cashback This deal is for people who cannot afford or doesn't want to spend 3K for Pentax 645D previously posted available from… Read more

shr3dd3r

its showing up as 349.00 for me



Same here..

its showing up as 349.00 for me

As well as the grey, it's also available in Black and Red.

http://www.nikon.com/news/2014/img/pic_130107_2_1.jpg
Pentax 645D Camera With 55mm SDM AW Lens £2999.00 srsmicrosystems with interest free credit
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Will surely go stone cold, don't care - awesome camera and best price ever:) 40 megapixel CCD sensor provides a top resolution of 7264x5440 Fully weather sealed and coldproof desi… Read more

mikeyfive

Scoffing camera experts, who'd have thunk it? ... Oh right, it's a review … Scoffing camera experts, who'd have thunk it? ... Oh right, it's a review you don't agree with so it must be wrong, and I'm sure you know much more about cameras than KR.It's a funny thing about reviews and reviewers, if it indulges your several thousand pound purchase then it's always right.


What utter tosh you talk. KR is probably the most divisive person in photography... I personally have no feelings about him either way as I never read his reviews but I certainly don't view him as a camera expert, I'll leave hero worship to you... As an aside I have used this camera several times but have no vested interest as I don't own one.
Have you used one?
No, I didn't think so (_;)

jgtuk

Yes and that is reflected in the price - this was a 10 grand set up in … Yes and that is reflected in the price - this was a 10 grand set up in 2010... As for the ken Rockwell link, Mikeyfive, you don't do yourself any favors do you...



Scoffing camera experts, who'd have thunk it?
... Oh right, it's a review you don't agree with so it must be wrong, and I'm sure you know much more about cameras than KR.

It's a funny thing about reviews and reviewers, if it indulges your several thousand pound purchase then it's always right.
Edited by: "mikeyfive" 26th Jul 2015

heh this is a devastatingly good deal especially if you are into landscape/studio work

Flickr 645d photos

Pentax has won a TIPA award in the "Best Professional DSLR" category for … Pentax has won a TIPA award in the "Best Professional DSLR" category for the Pentax 645D Medium Format Digital SLR. It won the award for five key features: high image quality thanks to a 40 megapixel sensor, high quality lenses, design, build and features, all glass trapezoid pentaprism finder, and dust and weather resistant megnesium alloy body. "Pentax Imaging Systems is pleased to announce that the PENTAX 645D lens-interchangeable, medium-format digital SLR camera, has been selected the Best DSLR Professional in Europe 2011 by the prestigious Technical Image Press Association (TIPA).The PENTAX 645D, which was launched in the UK in September 2010, was singled out because of the camera’s exceptional image quality, excellent reliability and outstanding operability."



ephotozine.com/art…166
Edited by: "Conqueror" 24th Jul 2015

zzzz

Not voted. Technology moves on , this is a dinosaur.



Yes and that is reflected in the price - this was a 10 grand set up in 2010...
As for the ken Rockwell link, Mikeyfive, you don't do yourself any favors do you...

Not voted. Technology moves on , this is a dinosaur.
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art Lens - Pentax Fit £549 @ SRSMicrosystems
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Best Lens for the crop sensor. Nothing more to say. Big price drop for Pentax mount.

says 549 for me - dunno if link changed

Heat for your enthusiasm

Original Poster

It should be £549 add this lens from link above and at the checkout price to pay is£549.00
Edited by: "Sliwka" 31st Dec 2015

£629.00?????????
Olympus M.Zuiko Pro Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 Lens Cheapest Price from UK seller SRS Microsystem - £769
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Obviously this is not a lens for everyone, but rather high end amateurs and professional photographers. This is the cheapest price (other than grey-imports) so far this lens. I ow… Read more

£769 is at least £150 more than the cheapest price you can find online.

thanks again for taking the time to reply.
Im aiming for that 45mm f1.8
but came across a 35mm f2.8.
Less light and 35mm but only £40.
its on the cex website

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djaxon

I have the 45mm and panny 20 + 14mm - the 45 is as good as they … I have the 45mm and panny 20 + 14mm - the 45 is as good as they say.Cannot justify this lens deal for myself as just a casual snapper!!


As I said, this isn't for everyone... Personally even if I stopped working as a photographer 3 years ago, I still like to have high-end gear.
I love the value/performance of those primes! My next lens should be the 25mm from Oly.

I have the 45mm and panny 20 + 14mm - the 45 is as good as they say.
Cannot justify this lens deal for myself as just a casual snapper!!

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josephobrien2000

thanks athlonline djaxonI have an OM 50mm f1.8 but not considered the … thanks athlonline djaxonI have an OM 50mm f1.8 but not considered the adapter. so manybon ebay. is there a particular one to go for?thanks for the tip re cex.I have found some also on cash converters.Thanks for your advice. Very kind


All the adaptors are more or less the same. Get the cheapest one and it will be fine. Just prepare for manual focusing and exposure. The first is easy, the second not so much. :-P
If you don't mind spending £150, my vote is still on the 45mm! I can't recommend that lens enough
Red Pentax Q10 with 5-15mm Lens for £149 from SRS Microsystems
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Nice price! Add this to the lens deals I've been posting, and you have a rather nice kit for not a bad price at all. Here's a pretty good review of the Q - https://www.youtube.com… Read more

Bought one when Amazon dropped the price to £160. As a purchaser of strictly compact cameras it's the first "real" camera that I've ever bought. As far as I'm concerned it's a very good camera to actually learn about digital photography and fiddle with too. I've bought a super cheap cctv lens and c-mount to Q adaptor to muck around with after discovering this thing called bokeh and how to achieve the effect. I've also got a TV Zoom lens from Toyo or something that looks very similar to this ebay.co.uk/itm…924 , which I rescued from a discarded microscope setup at my work place. And now I've got the lens to work on the Q10 using the C to PQ adapter. It's fun messing around with lenses and learning as you go along. I never knew any of this stuff before I bought the Q10 and I wouldn't have if I'd bought something with a fixed lens setup I suppose.

You guys who say buy the Sony cam or any other better fixed lens cam over this, well, I guess you know your stuff, but as a total newbie to photography the Q10 is the nuts......and I like fiddling with it :-D. It's a JOKE!!!!

This camera is a good learning tool and stepping stone to maybe something better when you actually know what the f*ck you're doing........ which admittedly I don't! :-). But I'm slowly but surely getting there thanks to the Q10.

Edited by: "Loui" 30th Jun 2014

westernsmith

You'll need MUCH larger pockets, though! The other factor, for extreme … You'll need MUCH larger pockets, though! The other factor, for extreme telephoto, is cost - a 300mm f2.8 costs a lot more than the equivalent lens on a Q. As for the image quality, there's definitely a trade off, but you can still get good results - The birding pool on Flickr has some impressive examples - https://www.flickr.com/groups/pentaxqbirding/


but thats part of the point, you dont need that 300mm 2.8 lens, a standard longish zoom with raised iso will give the same reach and shutter speed

guess i can see the point with longer reach though where the difference is alot bigger
Edited by: "brilly" 25th Jun 2014

Original Poster

djdynamite123

HX50, where is the decent deal?


hotukdeals.com/dea…581

Original Poster

brilly

well oops yeah i guess but then the thing is as image quality is lower … well oops yeah i guess but then the thing is as image quality is lower than on dslr etc you could just bump the iso up along with stopping down the lens to get the same effect



You'll need MUCH larger pockets, though!
The other factor, for extreme telephoto, is cost - a 300mm f2.8 costs a lot more than the equivalent lens on a Q.

As for the image quality, there's definitely a trade off, but you can still get good results - The birding pool on Flickr has some impressive examples - flickr.com/gro…ng/

westernsmith

Not quite - The focal length and aperture remain unchanged - A 50mm f1.4 … Not quite - The focal length and aperture remain unchanged - A 50mm f1.4 is always going to be a 50mm f1.4 - using it on a cropped sensor doesn't change that. What does change is the field of view, which is where things change in relation to aperture - with a 50mm f1.4 on a cropped sensor, you get greater depth of field.Basically, depth of field is inversely proportional to crop factor. So, if you put a 50mm f1.4 on, say a micro four thirds camera (for easy maths!) and shoot wide open, you get an equivalent field of view of 100mm (2x50), the light gathering of an f1.4 lens (no change), and the depth of field of an f2.8 (2x1.4). I'm practical terms on the Pentax Q, it means that where on a full frame camera shooting with a very fast telephoto lens you would have a very narrow area in focus (a person's eyes might be in focus, but the tip of their nose out of focus) you get the same view and light gathering (so the same shutter speed and ISO) but with more in focus (from in front of their nose to the back of their head).That's why if you like blurred backgrounds, crop sensors aren't so popular - you need proportionally faster lenses to get the same amount of blur. Hope that helps!


well oops yeah i guess but then the thing is as image quality is lower than on dslr etc you could just bump the iso up along with stopping down the lens to get the same effect
Olympus E-PM2 camera body- £169 -  SRSMicrosystems
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Smallest Olympus M4/3 camera with the same sensor as top models. RED only. This sensor is a very noticeable improvement on the old 12MP Panny and Olly M4/3 cameras. This model is a… Read more

Just got mine today and 1st impressions are:

Menu system is really confusing & limited, then I realised there custom menu which needs to be unlocked before you can play with some of the 'advanced' customisations. Several of the buttons (say FN or REC) can be rebound for your own favourites.

pros
So good customisation for a entry level body
ISO performance improvement over my GF3 (ISO1600 is usable)
White balance is more accurate
Sensor stabilization

cons
flash is not built in but comes as a (included) addon and only points forward
build feels less solid than the GF3 (which was never great anyway)
it's red
the right neck strap lug gets in the way of your hand


On a side note mine (the cheaper accessories missing ebay listing) did come with the USB/AV cables (although the listing stated otherwise) and the £13 3rd party battery seems to work

scalpels

...and some would prefer to buy 3rd party accessories and save money. As … ...and some would prefer to buy 3rd party accessories and save money. As to the manual, most people would take this as a back up body, so they'd as likely have a manual anyway, or have the nous to operate a relatively simple to use micro 4/3 camera,.. You pays your money and you makes your choice. " I copied and pasted "..... well, aren't you the clever one, technology, eh?!(_;)



The fact is its not the same package. Price up exactly the same items then make your comparison. Yeah, its amazing, theres also this thing called getting your facts straight before replying, makes you look less stupid. You should try it some time.
Edited by: "twist" 24th Jun 2014

twist

Not quite, those aren't prices for genuine Olympus items. Some people … Not quite, those aren't prices for genuine Olympus items. Some people also prefer a paper manual. So possibly £26 less if you don't mind 3rd party accessories and a DL manual. Look at the item description on Ebay eagle eyes, I copied and pasted



...and some would prefer to buy 3rd party accessories and save money. As to the manual, most people would take this as a back up body, so they'd as likely have a manual anyway, or have the nous to operate a relatively simple to use micro 4/3 camera,.. You pays your money and you makes your choice.

" I copied and pasted "..... well, aren't you the clever one, technology, eh?!(_;)

scalpels

Battery and Charger...£15, Strap £2, usb lead £3, av lead £4...... So tot … Battery and Charger...£15, Strap £2, usb lead £3, av lead £4...... So total of £ 24. Both manual and software are free to download...Total outlay of £143, still £26 less than this deal...................Not knocking the camera... I have an E-P3 which I use when I can't be bothered to lug a DSLR around.... but the E-P range is becoming old hat now, and that's NOT a bargain. BTW, no need to shout and blaspheme.... stay calm, you'll live longer



Not quite, those aren't prices for genuine Olympus items. Some people also prefer a paper manual. So possibly £26 less if you don't mind 3rd party accessories and a DL manual. Look at the item description on Ebay eagle eyes, I copied and pasted
Edited by: "twist" 24th Jun 2014

twist

Thats what Godsakes was taking about, read the descrip. carefully. Not … Thats what Godsakes was taking about, read the descrip. carefully. Not the same package as you have to buy bits to use it.SO NO BATTERY, CHARGER, STRAP, USB & AV LEAD, MANUAL AND SOFTWARE INCLUDED..



Battery and Charger...£15, Strap £2, usb lead £3, av lead £4...... So total of £ 24. Both manual and software are free to download...Total outlay of £143, still £26 less than this deal...................

Not knocking the camera... I have an E-P3 which I use when I can't be bothered to lug a DSLR around.... but the E-P range is becoming old hat now, and that's NOT a bargain. BTW, no need to shout and blaspheme.... stay calm, you'll live longer
Pentax Q10 Compact System Camera with 5-15mm lens in red or black. £179.00 @ SRS
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Pentax Q10 Compact System Camera with 5-15mm lens in red or black. £179.00 @ SRS Cheap mirror-less camera with interchangible lenses. Direct links to colours: Black: http://www.… Read more

p3nn

Outdated mirrorless camera.Good reviews but considering I got a Lumix G5 … Outdated mirrorless camera.Good reviews but considering I got a Lumix G5 which is by far superior and has a viewfinder no thanks...I only paid £219



Where from did you get that price?

hedgyhog

Isn't there a G6 making the G5 outdated?


non-argument as q10 was 'outdated' in terms of performance on inception

as for the nex stuff it was just an example as its what i have so what i know. but as for lens size lens: sensor ratio q10 is way higher
with size being less of an issue the only real reason to go with these is cost? or i think with adaptor and long lenses might be nice

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p3nn

Outdated mirrorless camera.Good reviews but considering I got a Lumix G5 … Outdated mirrorless camera.Good reviews but considering I got a Lumix G5 which is by far superior and has a viewfinder no thanks...I only paid £219



Isn't there a G6 making the G5 outdated?

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brilly

sure its more expensive right now but its been as little as 40quid … sure its more expensive right now but its been as little as 40quid moreobviously you are right about the price - this is cheaperbut the whole point of these is surely the size which is cancelled out by disproportionate sized lensi still think the other deal is better (329 one) as you will probably want the extra reach at some point

Outdated mirrorless camera.

Good reviews but considering I got a Lumix G5 which is by far superior and has a viewfinder no thanks...

I only paid £219