Top in this image is the external
flash synch port (super-imposed), directly below is the combined
AV port which splits out to video and audio using the supplied
cable. Next to this is the multi-i/o port which can double as
PC serial, MAC serial and USB. Next to this we have the DC power
I haven't yet talked about the packaging or what you get "in the box" (below) but Kodak really know how to how to package a complete "kit" and the range of standard cables suplied is a great example of this, from left to right we have USB (Windows 98 / iMac) cable, RS232 (PC) cable, RS422 (MAC) cable and AV (VCR / TV) cable. All standard.
In the box
In a new addition to my reviews I realised that I have previously left out what you get as the complete kit, it also gives me an opportunity to (briefly) cover included software (often this is difficult for cameras which haven't been released as I'll only receive the camera)...
So in the box, other than the camera, lens cap, hand strap and above-mentioned cables are:
Battery charger is rated as 2.8V @ 220mA x 2 and can be used on supplies from 100-240V - 50/60Hz. The manual states that it can be used to charge any NiCd or NiMH batteries up to 1450mAH. A full charge can take 8 hours.
(I preferred to use my Maha C204F charger which only took 4 hours to charge the batteries). The charger also comes with four different power connectors which cunningly fit "hard" into the top of the charger (much like Kodak Professional equipment).
Kodak get an A+ for providing the first time user everything they need to get going. The addition of USB and IrDA connectivity means that (non Windows NT4) users will be able to transfer images quickly (no more sluggish serial transfers and no immediate need for a CompactFlash reader).
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