Pentax and Sony: There is no Justice

Discussion in 'Sony E-Mount (incl. NEX, A7, A7R, A3000) Forum' started by drd1135, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. drd1135

    drd1135 SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
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    I just noticed the B&H entry for the Pentax 40 mm XS pancake for the K01:
    Pentax DA 40mm f/2.8 XS Lens 22137 B&H Photo Video

    $250 and the size of a slice of salami. I'm very impressed with the images I've seen taken with it. Of course, the APS-C body is a brick. The NEX bodies are svelte but the lenses are big enough to make Freud insecure. Why, oh why?
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  2. rapidfire

    rapidfire New to SC

    Sep 16, 2012
    NEX lenses need a bigger offset since the body isn't a brick. Simple...
    (wishful thinking aside of course :tongue:)
  3. HeatherTheVet

    HeatherTheVet SC All-Pro

    Apr 23, 2011
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    Well, with an adapter wouldn't this then be the size of the 16mm pancake?

    Make lemonade!
  4. KianO

    KianO SC Top Veteran

    Jun 27, 2012
    I'd personnally hope they make something different from what all others are doing, such as FF body that has a mount that is compatible with lenses such as m mount.