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User currently offlineStaffan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1172 times:

I'm thinking of getting an A80. Anyone got opinions on that camera? Are any of the new compacts in the A80's price range also worth considering? I want a camera with a good automatic mode that is easy to use and also has the ability to go manual. Picture quality is an important factor.

Do these compacts only take up to 256 MB CF cards?

Thanks,

Staffan

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User currently offlineGust From Belgium, joined Oct 2001, 148 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1146 times:

Hi,

Look here http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/specs/Canon/canon_a80.asp


User currently offlineStaffan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1123 times:

Thanks! It has had some good reviews, but is there anything better for the money?

Staffan


User currently offlinePW100 From Netherlands, joined Jan 2002, 2354 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1110 times:

How about this one:

http://www.dpreview.com/articles/canons1is
Much better optics, comparable to 38-380mm, with Image Stabilizing IS!

Harm


Edit. Never mind, just noticed it's $130 more expensive . . .

[Edited 2004-02-24 23:50:34]


Immigration officer: "What's the purpose of your visit to the USA?" Spotter: "Shooting airliners with my Canon!"
User currently offlineBenyhone From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 206 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 1098 times:

B&H has the Canon S50 for $399 ... check a review of that. I use it and love it.

Terry/PHX



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User currently offlineMirage From Portugal, joined May 1999, 3122 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1093 times:

How about a Canon 300D? Big grin

In this league I'm a Nikon man, I use this one:



but I'm afraid it's no good for you because doesn't have manual settings. I use it everywhere, this was last night Big grin



Luis


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