Nic Boyde's Information on Minidiscs and other Japanese Electronics.
Manufacturer's Recommended Sale Price JPY99,800
Olympus next-best model. High resolution, and a good long lens. Like
all the Olympus', uses both SmartMedia flash cards and an RS232C port
to communicate with PCs.
The software in the PC Kit includes Kai's PhotoSoap and is in Japanese
but functions on English Windows - you just have to guess how it works.
The usual Windows shortcut keys work - e.g. Alt-F A gives you Save As...
For pure convenience the Fujifilm FDA-1 - (flashcard
adaptor) allows the flashcard to be read as if it were a floppy disk
and then you use your own software to manipulate the JPG file produced.
This is the way I do it.
||Camedia Digital Camera C-1000L
lens cap holder
3.3V 4Mb SmartMedia memory card
Lithium coin battery
4 AA size alkali dry cell batteries
manual (no English)
||9.8 to 28mm f2.8 to f3.9
35mm camera equivalent: 50mm to 150mm
||850,000 (max resolution 1024x768)
||1/2 inch charge-coupled device
||Full Auto TTL
||Wide range of lens capability coupled with digital zoom
0.3m to infinity
||0.2m to 3.4m (telephoto)
0.3m to 4.8m (wide angle) |
||1/4 to 1/10,000
||DC In, RS232C, Printer out
||Finder includes sighting mark and autofocus mark
Monitor is 1.8 inch TFT colour panel with 61k pixels
|4Mb Chip capacity
||Super High Quality Mode (1024x768) - 6
Super Quality Mode (640x480) - 49
||12 second self timer
Internal clock calender (to 2016)
clock has battery backup to permit main battery change
Flash recycle 7 secs
Time and date automatically recorded
|| Spare 4Mb (JPY6800) and 8Mb (JPY8800) memory cards
PC Kit C-3KP JPY10,000
Printer P-150 JPY49,800
Printer Cable (camera to printer) CB-P82 JPY1,000
PC Card Adaptor MA-1 JPY10,000
Moulded case CS-1400 JPY3500
||470g (without battery)
||115mm x 83mm x 130mm
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