Casio QV-8000SX

Announced Jul 20, 1999 •
1 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 40 – 320 mm (8×)

I'm a tech geek, programer by profession, and into math. This is my first camera, but I spent a full weekend doing research on the web. Basically, i want one about $500 for scientific kind of purposes: i.e. high picture quality, lots of features in terms of (real) photography, mininum of whiz-bang fluff features (such as digital zoom or Sony's floppy or cuteness). Now i had this camera for half a year, bought a tripod, and am very happy with it. Sure, it's only 1.3 Megapixel, but that's ...

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This is my second digital camera. The first being a Canon Powershot 600. I've only had the camera for 3 months but I find its ease of use and functionality enable my taking it with me everywhere. I would consider myself a novice and in the past have taken good photos by accident rather than design. Surprisingly this camera has enabled me to take a lot more "good" photos and I take full credit for simply pointing and shooting. ;-) I love my new toy and I'm getting considerable value for my ...

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I did a lot of research before getting my QV-8000. This is the third digital camera I've owned; the first was a Sony Mavica FD7, the second a Kodak DC240. I wasn't sure I wanted to spend over $500 on my next camera, and the Casio name wasn't one I would have labeled as high quality. However, even having high expectations, this camera continues to surprise me. Some features that made me decide on this camera are the 8X zoom, shutter range, and movie mode. The zoom is very useful, and I would ...

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