Re: [NTLK] re- QTake, was --where ha.

From: Woo Lee (
Date: Tue Jun 04 2002 - 21:55:04 EDT

>the older coolpixies connect to newton using tibet/serial cable.

Yup, I use a Coolpix 950, the last to work with Tibet. I'm looking for an =
Olympus D490zoom, also the last to work with Tibet. Both are 2.11 =
Mpixals. 3x zoom.
>700 is best since it takes AA's,

The 950 and 490 both take AA's. The 950 has the tilt-body. The 490 is =
smaller than the 950 and has QT and panorama modes.
the best ccd ever (in terms of natural colour and skin tone), and has no =
zoom and no more pixels than you need. later coolpixies have bad skin =
tones/colour balance, too many pixels and crappy compact zooms that take =
away all your light and lens quality while encouraging you to be lazy =
about composition, a
>bit like every other stupid digital compact on the market now. the
>990 has inaccurate manual focus distance display. manual focus is
>essential since most digital compacts fail to find focus in the
>evening. all are best used in review only mode so that batteries can
>last for many hours of continual use. fujis are great if you want all
>your friends to look red and yellow.

On the 950, some is true, but I use a big card and delete about 25%.
But the 700 sounds interesting.
I still use my Olympus IS-3 for important stuff.

!ooW %-)
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