In Japan, Fuji dominate the top ten sales chart, Olympus
C-2000Z still at the top of sales and the Sony DSC-F55 is still popular
along with the Olympus C-900Z (D400).
Ed Hamrick, author of the excellent VuePrint and
VueScan has just released a new version (3.0) of VueScan which
offers support for the Minolta Dimage Scan Dual film scanner which
can support both 35mm and APS film.
Sneak preview: Kodak DC240 & DC265 specifications
Outpost are now accepting pre-orders for the Nikon Coolpix
950 & 700
The ePhoto CL30 & CL50 announcements force recommended
price of 1680 down to $699
In a slight departure from Digital Photography (just
for a second)
Another 50+ photographs from the STUNNING Pro 70, I'm
really liking this camera.
Reader Joseph Luk has produced a comparison page between
these two Canon cameras.
Many thanks to all my visitors for helping to make this
site such a success.
Agfa Improves a Popular ePhoto Camera by Adding Style
and Reducing Cost. The ePhoto 780c ships in a metallic blue housing
and will be available in the U.S. for the suggested price of $199.
Not much change other than the arrival of the Coolpix
700 at number eight and the BIG slide of the Fuji MX700.
The Japanese site PC Watch have posted a "mini
report" and some sample images from the Kodak DC240 including
a rather strange mis-coloured image.
"Version 1.0.3 Firmware Upgrade provides a number
of performance and reliability improvements including: Elimination
of the Red -> Magenta Color Shift External Flash Sync is now active
for all photos when this option is enabled"
This thanks to Steves Digicams:
This from James Wakefield over at Focus-Online:
Agfa Offers Free ePhoto Digital
Cameras With Purchase of Select DuoScan Scanners
Japan's Sanyo Electric Co Ltd , Olympus Optical
Co Ltd , and Hitachi Maxell Ltd said on Tuesday they have jointly
developed a new high-capacity memory disc for use in next-generation
SST (Silicon Storage Technology, Inc., Nasdaq:SSTI)
today announced it has expanded its CompactFlash card family to
include 32 MByte and 48 MByte density cards. The new cards are
based on SST's patented ATA controller technology and flash memory
design expertise. Because of this technology, SST's CompactFlash
cards offer the industry's fastest sustained write performance,
up to 1.4 MByte/sec. This speed benefits users of CompactFlash
cards in applications such as digital cameras, where a faster
write performance leads to significantly lower set-up time between
pictures. With the addition of these new products, SST's CompactFlash
card family now includes cards ranging in densities from 4 to
The Canon PowerShot Pro 70 uses Datalight's ROM-DOS
as its operating system.
Six new cameras in the database
FotoNation's FotoDeveloper(TM), provides application
developers a single interface to support multiple digital camera protocols
without having to customize the code or the user interface for each
different camera manufacturer, saving development time and costs.
Sony has taken the Digital Mavica(R), the nation's
best-selling digital camera since September 1997, to the next level
in picture quality with the introduction today of a 1.3 million pixel
camera. - why?
The excellent Picture Information Extractor has been
Digitalkamera.de report on the new products coming from
UPDATED: The excellent Picture Information Extractor
now supports Nikon Coolpix 950
This update although only marked for the Japan domestic
market does make some interesting improvements. (UPDATED
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