Don Strimbu

Don Strimbu

Lives in United States Marin County, CA, United States
Works as a Global Sales Training Manager; Fortune 500 Company
Joined on Aug 15, 2008

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  • That probably nailed the reason for the change - thank you! Probably points to some of the Li-Ion battery issues that the laptop computer makers had last few years. They might be limiting energy ...
  • Replied in Thanks, Larry...
    I'm sitting here, working at my day job, glancing longingly at my (new) SD1M sitting on the side table. Thanks for the motivation - I think I'll take my new friend for a quick lap around the ...
  • Thanks, Ted.  The hour rating isn't on the battery pack - at least not in English. :)
  • Thanks for the reassure, Mike.  Figured that, since the voltage is the same, it would be fine but it's good to hear from a user.  Still a bit distressed by the reduction in battery capacity, ...
  • Created discussions BP-21 vs BP-22... what?!?
    Just received my SD1M and noticed that a BP-22 battery (and BC-22 charger) shipped with the camera. (The camera is gorgeous, by the way... can't wait to get some shots on it!) Looking at my SD-15's ...
  • Thank you, Greg.  I really appreciate your response!
  • So, other than the Japan-only warranty... is there any downside that you guys can see to buying from these Amazon Marketplace vendors? The SD1M + a lens that has a 1,000USD MSRP for ~1,600USD? ...
  • I see the SD1M with 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM for $1,560.99. Yes, I know it has a Japan warranty. Any thoughts?  US prices are still at $2,300... -ds
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