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Re: OT: Dig. Camera results . . .


I took a lot of pictures at convention this year.  Most days I went through
tree batteries.  I have my camera set so it turns off after 30 seconds.
What is the size of the CD you will burn and how long will your battery
last.  My chips are 256 MB.  I used 4 at convention in Falls Church.

The batteries cost about $50 and each Chip costs about $100.

There must be a consideration of how and where you will use your camera.  If
you are at home and can down load, recharge the battery etc that is one
scenario.  But what about being away from home and that setting.

Char, New Berlin WI

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Cordes" <adambo_iris@yahoo.com>
To: "IrisTalk" <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 6:59 AM
Subject: [iris] OT: Dig. Camera results . . .

> Hi Everyone!
> I finally found a digital camera!  The only problem is that I haven't
purchased it yet!  :-}  Here's what I found.  (A) There was a new Kodak at
Wal-Mart that was their highest seller.  Don't have the number, but it was a
3.1 mp Kodak with 3x manual zoom and 2x dig. zoom.  I thought that was good,
especially for just under $300.  BUT, I left it there.  Because. . . (B)
They carry the Sony Mavica MVC CD350.  This camera has a built in mini CD
burner, which has the capability of taking a 90 min. video.  (So, please
tell me, how many pictures you think this will hold?? :-)  This CD Mavica
has a 3x manual zoom and a 3x digital zoom without interpolation.
> Anyway, I like the idea of having a Sony, the CD transfer to my computer
for fast downloading, and the dual Manual and Digital zoom.  I have no idea
how long the batteries last. . . I believe that it is rechargable.  The one
downfall is that it is $500 for 3.2 megapixels!  (So I'll be saving up,
unless it's cheaper somewhere online.) But think of all the other cool stuff
. . .
> What are ya'lls thoughts?  Yay or nay?  Two of my friends told me to get
what I'm likin'.  In other words, get the camera that I like, not the one
that's going to get me by (that's what I did with my 35 mm . . . I love it,
but I wish I had bigger one).
> Or maybe it's all true anyway. . . "When one want (wish) is fulfilled,
another takes it's place!"
> Thanks in advance. . . looking forward to getting my new toy! :-)
> ~~In sunny MI today with 25 iris waiting for a new home in my ground. . .
> ~Adambo~
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