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Submitted: Thursday, Apr 01, 2010 at 04:26
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Looking at the quality of the video on HD full screen You Tube is fantastic, Peter Dunn of Oz @ War website sent me a couple from his , I just said WOW, at $249 I will be ordering one tomorrow, .
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Reply By: Ozhumvee - Thursday, Apr 01, 2010 at 07:55

Thursday, Apr 01, 2010 at 07:55
The Kodak Playsport model might be better for the top end, it can handle getting submerged/wet.
Virtually identical specs too, the only difference seems to be no macro mode.
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Reply By: Member No 1- Thursday, Apr 01, 2010 at 13:40

Thursday, Apr 01, 2010 at 13:40
wait a couple of days and it will be twice as powerful and half the size

bloody amazing what they can pack into something that small
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Reply By: Member - Graham H (QLD) - Thursday, Apr 01, 2010 at 16:28

Thursday, Apr 01, 2010 at 16:28
The biggest downer on small cameras is the shortness of the optical zoom

Many are only 3 x, some are up to 10x

Digital zoom is useless if you want to blow the images up very much.

The zoom I have on the Nikon goes from 18mm to 270mm

or in 35mm format 28-390mm.

A very worthwhile lens but 5 times the price of the camera you are looking at.

Horses for courses I guess but some of the pocket size ones are pretty good these days.
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