> >>Actually, when the Pentax K-5 was released with sensor >stain >>issues, the pressure from Pentax users resulted in an >eventual >>acknowledgement from Pentax... > >Sorry, but that's just an assumption. No-one knows what >persuaded Pentax to take that action - they may well have done >so without any petition or user pressure once they discovered >the problem.
Check out www.pentaxforums.com and do a search on the K-5 "string of pearls". The Pentax user community raised hell about it and it is unlikely that Pentax would have responded on its own. No, we can't know for certain, but Pentax started out with the same stonewalling as Nikon.