Looking for a new digital camera

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by Mark D. Smith, Mar 19, 2006.

  1. Hi

    I would like

    5M pixel's or more
    Digital & analog zoom
    AA battery power source
    SD Ram
    USB?

    and a must is macro mode

    any ideas under £200

    Mark
     
    Mark D. Smith, Mar 19, 2006
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    CovLtwt Guest

    Konica Minolta Z3 second hand, 4mp and you get Anti-Shake technology. Or you
    can get a new Z5 for £300 ish I think ;)
     
    CovLtwt, Mar 20, 2006
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  3. Z3 looks good and ebay have a few around £129

    Mark
     
    Mark D. Smith, Mar 21, 2006
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    CovLtwt Guest

    I've had one for over a year and for what it does it's awesome. I bought
    mine new ;)

    If you get the extension tube (Jessops £15 ish) then you can fit filters as
    well. Which is also good when you "accidentally" knock the power button at
    the back... As the camera will extend the lens from its sheath. The tube
    protects it as well.

    There are a few minolta groups as well. Dyxum.com is a webforum primarily
    for Digital SLRs but they're a helpful bunch so they'll normally help if
    they can :)

    Don't be scared off by Konica Minolta finishing with cameras as such, as
    there will still be lots of them around. I've not long bought a KM 5D
    anyway ;)
     
    CovLtwt, Mar 24, 2006
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    Jay Guest

    Change your mind on AA battery. In the long run it costs you more than
    Li-Ion batteries with much more power.

    Try Panasonic digital cameras.
     
    Jay, Apr 14, 2006
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    John Guest

    You can get Li-Ion AA batteries, cheaper (usually) than purpose built
    batteries.
     
    John, Apr 14, 2006
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    Joe Fisher Guest

    Umm..rechargeable batteries. My Canon S2 IS came with AA batts. I never even
    put them in the camera, I got some NiMh rechargeables.

    In an emergency, you can go into about any store and get some AA's.
     
    Joe Fisher, Apr 15, 2006
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    Androo Guest


    Try the Canon A540. You should be able to get it for your target price by
    shopping around on the net.

    Androo
     
    Androo, Jun 22, 2006
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