Or rather this forum's fault
Went to Keeble and Shuchat today with my kids and came home with a G1, both zooms and an extra battery. Hope to get some images to post soon!
PS: I understand there is soon to be a C-Mount adapter? Some sweet old movie glass around if that is the case!
PPS: Went to do the firmware update, and FWIW when they say you need to have a fully-charged battery, they mean it. The update won't go unless the battery is full