On Mon, Aug 12, 2002 at 03:17:32PM +0100, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2002 at 02:50:09PM +0100, Jeremy Smyth mentioned:
> > Looking for good (ish) sub-eur500 camera, gettable in Ireland, linux-able (am I
> > right in thinking if it's USB, it'll work?).
> > Any recommendations?
>> Yeah. I got an A20, after spending a while looking. I think the A40 is
> out now.
>> Reasonable resolution (1600x1200), and wonderful image quality, when used
> with "low compression" (a max of around a meg a photo). Works fine with
> gtkam and gphoto2 (I was impressed at being able to just plug it in, turn
> it on, and run "gphoto2 -P" to download everything). Well, on RedHat 7.3
>I personally would suggest the Digital IXUS.. it works well enough,
works with linux and OS-X, and should be around 500 euro at this point.
It's also really small, so you'll have more chance of having it with you :)
It only takes Compact Flash 1, so no Microdrives, and the battery won't
last if you use the LCD (but that holds for most cameras).
Samples at www.lbedford.org/pictures :)
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