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Old Feb 17, 2005, 10:52 AM   #1
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After weeks of sorting out the right camera for my purposes, I went back to look at the Canon Pro 1 specifications (e.g., 2.4; 28-200 lens; manual zoom, etc.,). Impressive - too bad it has problems. The camera is very close to what is being offered by the Konica Minolta A2 (of course that camera has a better EVF and power source).

Hopefully, Canon will take up the challenge offering a Pro 1 upgrade or new model to challenge the KM A2/A200 niche. If not, and with no upgrade of the G 6 likely soon, the Panasonic FZ 20 looks very good.

I welcome thoughts on this issue.

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Old Feb 17, 2005, 4:25 PM   #2
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How about looking at the Konica Dimage Z5 or the Panasonic Lumix FZ5. These two seem to be very evenly matched units and if they work as advertised - well we shall see, hopefully sooner rather than later.
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