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New Dimage Z2 owner needs beginners advice and opinions.

Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by Mylo, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. Mylo

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    Hi guys any suggestions for robust carry case suppliers? Minolta do a nice soft carry case for my new toy, but that will not protect it if it gets dropped.

    Cheers, Mylo :)
     
  2. seany

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  3. Mylo

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    Top man, cheers Seany :thumbsup:
     
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    Hows the camera anyway?
     
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    Nice feel to it, although the door to the battery’s and memory card feels a bit delicate. The refresh rate on the display is superb when scanning about looking for a target. The zoom is very good indeed. I read the paper destructions last night which have got me started but the main files are only on PDF, which is a pain.
    I've not had a chance to take any proper piccys yet, but watch this space.

    So far very happy with my purchase which more than makes up for the delay in getting it :smashin:
     
  6. seany

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    Oh you got it from nomatica/ pixmaniathen. If you ring minolta they might send you one out
     
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    the courier was right about an incorrect address, how ever the postcode was spot on :rolleyes:
     
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    pixmania :smashin: I was considering leaving them negative feedback but to be fair I had the camera before they had my money :D
    It has to be worth a call to minolta to try and blag a case, nothing to loose eh?
     
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    I've just ordered my third camera from Pixmania - had no problems with them before - finger crossed this time!
     
  10. Mylo

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    It's my own fault really, being so eager to get it I used my work address, should have used my home one instead as it ties in with my debit card.
    Did they communicate with you during previous purchases? I never heard a thing from them and only got the confirmation mail after ringing them.
     
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    quick trial picture, no flash, using zoom in a dreadfully lit workshop.
    Colours look good to me and you can read the part numbering.
     

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    I got an email to say the order was confirmed and then another to say it was dispatched, along with the DHL tracking order. I didn't hear anything else from them :)
     
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    thats more than I got, the french normally speak to the jocks so it must just be me :laugh: I had to log onto their site to get my tracking number. Still good prices make it worth while.
     
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    :confused: What’s with you and Sean keep buying cameras. :)
     
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    I've only bought two in 14 months:laugh: Though i am about to buy a third
     
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    well did you see me piccy? kind of difficult to zoom in on something that detailed especially as I have the shakes from too many coffees :blush:
     
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    You’ll have to let me have your address, it seems you can afford a visit by me; I can get good prices on digital cameras at present. Do you have some nice hi-fi as well. :)
     
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    Bit out of focus mylo not bad for a first go. I have some Rotel gear, and i'm all fur coat and no knickers:laugh:
     
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    Sean should i have used the macro function rather than zoom?
     
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    Well, I got my first camera on Xmas Eve last year and I'm in the process of getting my third. I'm just never satisfied me!
    I'm not getting rid of my Olympus though :)
     
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    Mylo - what is that in your photo? it looks to have wonderful colours!
     
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    That’s what pays my mortgage :laugh: it's the inside of a cockpit voice recorder from a Tornado. Lots of coloured wires, components and polished metal.

    Mylo :)
     
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    Whats a Tornado?
     
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    It's a military jet fighter plane. :)
     
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    "I'm just never satisfied me! "

    Thats english mens fault:laugh:
     
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    Whooaa sounds like a great job!

    How big is the voice recorder then Mylo? In real terms?
     
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    The site visits to the RAF bases used to be fantastic fun, getting to clamber about inside a £20million pound aircraft. I was like a little boy at Christmas. Don't get many field trips these days though. The company I work for is full of toys. I'm not allowed to take pictures of them though :( .

    The bit in the piccy is 115mm * 115mm * 40mm

    Mylo :)
     

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