OT: Re: What's the weirdest thing that you've ever found inside

From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri May 28 17:26:44 2004

[Kodak cameras]

> > While I agree with you about the Retin*,
> But what about the Ektra? Has anyone actually seen one? They were

I've only seen pictures of the Ektra. I'd love to see (or even better to
own and dismantle [1]) one.

[1] I like to at leat pull the covers on fine machinery and admire the
beauty within.

> extremely expensive new.
> (Flavour of the month chez moi is pinhole cameras - I've been out
> and about with my 10x8 box camera - an antidote to digital!)

I will only consider buying a digital camera when (a) they give a better
resolution and noise figure than my existing film cameras (some of which
use 5" * 4" sheet film...) and (b) are designed to last as long as said
film cameras (many of which are over 50 years old and still going

I do have a digital camera, and it's on-topic (as it's well over 10 years
old). It's a Datacopy 300, which uses a linear (1 - dimensional) CCD
tracked across the image plane with a leadscrew. I also have the
interface card for it, for the PERQ of course. One day I must have a go
at getting it all working...

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