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| p.4 #13 · p.4 #13 · Official: Pentax 645Z Medium Format priced at $8,499 |
It's miserable situation in the US for 645D users, how does Ricoh think to sell cameras, when virtually no lenses are available? I couldn't believe it, that's why I posted and because in Germany there is no delivery problem. My FA lenses are not surprisingly all "Made in Japan", I bought them used. On the DA25 and the D-FA55 I found no sign of origin.
I remember the story like when Pentax introduced the 645D in Japan a couple of years ago, they relaunched the production of the FAs as there was only the D-FA55 available. It was in the context...Show more →
The 25, 55 and 90 Macro are available new here in the U.S. All are current production and made in Vietnam. There is supposedly a wide zoom about to be announced as well (edit. Where are the actual specs? I must have missed the announcement).
I think with Ricoh now in charge and with the commitment shown by releasing this major update, there would be nothing to worry about as far as buying into the system.