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Old 04-18-2012, 05:43 AM
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Would like to buy a pocket sized camcorder - Going to Europe in September and would like to take some video in addition to pictures....

Needs to be really small or I wont carry it.... and have tons of memory - dont want to download while I am away....

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Old 04-18-2012, 07:07 AM
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I have a Kodak Playsport for use on the boat. HD vid and waterproof as well. Expandable to 32GB
Dimensions: 2.3 × 4.4 × 0.8 in.

http://store.kodak.com/store/ekconsu...ctID.169976100
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:21 AM
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Thought I read on here you were an Iphone user? My 4s has good video and pretty good camera...
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by swifty View Post
Thought I read on here you were an Iphone user? My 4s has good video and pretty good camera...
X2 I use mine all the time, it is also HD, how much more convenient can you get, you always have it with you.
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Just be careful. Turing on your phone overseas may subject you to international roaming charges.

Check with your carrier.

How about a GoPro?
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Originally Posted by swifty View Post
Thought I read on here you were an Iphone user? My 4s has good video and pretty good camera...
You guys think the Iphone 4 is just as good as the other cameras ?

If so, I wont bother ....
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One way to find out, shoot some video with it and compare for yourself? I am impressed with mine.
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Originally Posted by triplenet View Post
You guys think the Iphone 4 is just as good as the other cameras ?

If so, I wont bother ....
Definitely a difference in 4 vs 4s...still good quality out of a 4 but 4s you get HD and flash. See mikes suggestion above to see if you can live with the quality.

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Triplenet- an electronics distributor went overtime on my limo while he was down here and gifted us with a few factory refurbed Kodak Playsports- yours for scotch and a cigar or 50 bucks. I use one on the boat and its indestructible, not bad underwater video either.
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Originally Posted by lasik1 View Post
Triplenet- an electronics distributor went overtime on my limo while he was down here and gifted us with a few factory refurbed Kodak Playsports- yours for scotch and a cigar or 50 bucks. I use one on the boat and its indestructible, not bad underwater video either.

Kodak filed for Chapter 11 protection Jan. 19 and remains in business while seeking to emerge from bankruptcy next year.

Since then, Kodak has taken significant cost-cutting steps, asking the court to let the company end a variety of contracts for promotional spending. It is in the process of shutting down its digital camera business, which will be "a major step in reducing the size of the business and improving its profitability," Kodak said in the new filing.


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Originally Posted by Eyeball View Post
Kodak filed for Chapter 11 protection Jan. 19 and remains in business while seeking to emerge from bankruptcy next year.

Since then, Kodak has taken significant cost-cutting steps, asking the court to let the company end a variety of contracts for promotional spending. It is in the process of shutting down its digital camera business, which will be "a major step in reducing the size of the business and improving its profitability," Kodak said in the new filing.


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For $ 50 or $ 100 what does it matter? These digital cameras are all basically "disposable" now anyway.
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Originally Posted by triplenet View Post
You guys think the Iphone 4 is just as good as the other cameras ?

If so, I wont bother ....
I have both the Playsport and an IPhone and the video quality of the IPhone is as good as the Playsport IMO. The picture quality of the IPhone is better IMO.
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Originally Posted by lasik1 View Post
Triplenet- an electronics distributor went overtime on my limo while he was down here and gifted us with a few factory refurbed Kodak Playsports- yours for scotch and a cigar or 50 bucks. I use one on the boat and its indestructible, not bad underwater video either.
18 Macallan and an Avo ..... Done deal - put one aside for me - I should be down your way before the end of June - I leave for Oktoberfest Sept 25th

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Roger that- put your name on one
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