Hi Damien, I have read the report with interest. I notice you have regrets about not ever owning a Z1-P. Have you actually handled one or used one at all? I was most fortunate many years ago to be in the right place at the right time. It was City Camera Exchange in Croydon (now Jessops) buying some film and chatting to the salesman, I mentioned that I would love to own one (Z1-P) but that they were a bit beyond my budget. Then he told me that a customer had bought one and returned it unused as it was too heavy, they were selling it s/h at a good discount. It came complete with the 28-105 power zoom and they offered to take my old kit in part exchange. They held it for me, while I rushed home for the p/e kit. I left the shop with a bit more than a roll of film and a mile wide grin. I am very pleased with it, hence my interest in the K10D, which seems to have a similar control system. David.