On Fri, Mar 08, 2002 at 04:20:49PM +0000, Paul Mc Auley mentioned:
> On Fri, 8 Mar 2002 15:17:36 -0000
> "Kenn Humborg" <kenn at bluetree.ie> wrote:
>> | What am I going to miss out on by not buying one of
> | the more expensive ones? The images will be mainly
> | for putting on web pages and printing with inkjet
> | printers. Would the resolution of a cheapo camera be
> | sufficient?
>> I'd be keeping one eye open for:
> - Flash
> - Zoom
> - What batteries it uses
> - Can you look at the photo's on the camera?
>> I think €200 would be a bit tight for anything more than the really
> cheap and nasty...
I really wouldn't recommend trying to print out images less than
1600x1200. And they will be up around the €400/€450 mark.
> | USB would be preferable to compact flash (should be
> | easier to use for my wife - won't need to remember
> | to umount/"stop"/whatever any compact flash devices,
> | for example).
This isn't a problem. My Flash-based camera also has USB. Easy-peasy.
> Speaking of which, has anybody gotten a view on a reasonably cheap
> combination MMC / compact flash reader that is supported and available
> here for reasonable money?
Nope. They are all crud. Go for a PCMCIA adapter.
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