QANTAS747-438 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1939 posts, RR: 2 Posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2787 times:
I live in Los Angeles and will be travelling to Sydney, Australia this summer. I have a Kodak DX3900 and was wondering what to do to keep the batteries fresh and for taking a LOT of photos. Should I get a second memory card? How do I recharge it on a trip?
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UngoMongo From Denmark, joined Aug 2001, 146 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2756 times:
I had the same problem. I have an Olympus C700uz, and I was going to Jamaica (I'm still here !!). For me, I bought an extra SM card. Each card holds approx. 56 pictures, which gives 112 total on 2 cards.
For batteries, I use AA rechargable, and I have 8. I live in Denmark normally, and the voltage is 220 there, but here in Jamaica it's only 115, so I bought a converter, which converts from 115 to 220. Works perfekt. I always try to charge up all the batteries in case, I go to a nice place with many photos. Hope this helps a bit.
Paulc From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1490 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2741 times:
just a suggestion - how about an image tank ?
I have just got one - 20gb capacity but you can get it with more or less - approx 270 pound including a customs charge of 40 pound. Take 6AA batteries and is USB connection for the transfer of picture to computer at home. With my current digital camera i can take over 1000 picture at raw setting (9mb per picture) or several thousand at lower settings.
Cannot remember the url but - type "image tank" into a search engine and it should come up. UK distributors are approx 400 pounds for the same thing.
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Digby From Australia, joined Jun 2000, 175 posts, RR: 9
Reply 10, posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2688 times:
The CD burning idea is the way to go if you can't afford a microdrive. I recently travelled to Cairns and ran out of room on the laptop, and all the flash cards I had, so into a local store to get a CD burned. It only cost me $10 AUD. and then I could happily go on shooting for the remainder of the trip!
EGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 35
Reply 11, posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2658 times:
2912n - Safari in Kenya . thats why I'm worried about my storage... I normally take 500 photos at an airport, so god knows what I'm going to be like on Safari (I was even worse in my back garden, but lets not go there ).