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#176592 - 07/16/09 03:54 PM Re: Camera marketed towards ETS? [Re: hazeywolf]
Todd W Offline
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Registered: 11/14/04
Posts: 1928
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Originally Posted By: hazeywolf
Nice to have in car, in case of an accident.

I live in an urban environment and EDC a mini digital cam for fun. My cell phone has a cam too. Never know when that UFO might show up!


Yep! I used mine for that! Was a coincidence I had it even though, haha. (Not normally the car I drove)
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#176643 - 07/16/09 07:52 PM Re: Camera marketed towards ETS? [Re: Todd W]
Schwert Offline
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Registered: 03/13/02
Posts: 905
Loc: Seattle, Washington
I was somewhat surprised as I started reading this thread that someone carried an ancient old Canon S330....then I notice that post was from me when this post was new grin


I have upgraded to a Canon G9 now...still daily carry. There are so many reasons to not only have a small digital but to carry it daily....just for being able to post cool stuff is a good enough reason for me.

Here is a SD card wallet I sewed up last week...notice the precision seam work whistle



Folded it slips in my shirt pocket.





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#176655 - 07/16/09 09:02 PM Re: Camera marketed towards ETS? [Re: Schwert]
Russ Offline
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Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 5338
Loc: SOCAL
Does a Blackberry w/ a 2.0 MP camera and built-in GPS count?
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#180660 - 08/28/09 06:01 AM Re: Camera marketed towards ETS? [Re: Russ]
scafool Offline
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Registered: 12/18/08
Posts: 1534
Loc: Muskoka
I still throw a disposable film camera into the glove box of the car.
Sure developing has become a pain and they do go stale eventually but they are fairly cheap, nobody steals them and there is no old battery problem.
The only reason I put them in the glove box is in case an accident or something unusual needs to be recorded.
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#180662 - 08/28/09 10:21 AM Re: Camera marketed towards ETS? [Re: scafool]
Eugene Offline
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Registered: 12/26/02
Posts: 2845
Just picked up a better one myself, we carried a small nikon, but nikon has some issues so I bought a small canon to relace it.
I use eneloops so low batteries are not an issue, got rid of all our film camera back in 2000, even the nice $1000 film camera we has can't take a good and clear pictures as a $150 digital, glad to be rid of that format.

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#180670 - 08/28/09 11:37 AM Re: Camera marketed towards ETS? [Re: scafool]
MartinFocazio Offline

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Registered: 01/21/03
Posts: 2155
Loc: Bucks County PA
I keep a digital camera in the car now. Used to keep a film camera, I can't get them developed anymore. Keep a set of lithium batteries in a wrapper - they last forvever and you can pop them in as needed.

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#180675 - 08/28/09 12:59 PM Re: Camera marketed towards ETS? [Re: MartinFocazio]
Dagny Offline
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Registered: 11/25/08
Posts: 1916
Loc: Washington, DC

I've put my Canon Digital Elph in the car as it's now backup to a Nikon D90.

Most of us have cameras on our cell phones and other gadgets, but in the event of a car accident I'd much rather have the Canon quality.


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