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Old Apr 18, 2004, 9:25 PM   #1
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Default Shutter Lag ??

Which brand is best in this regard? I'm looking to upgrade to 3 or 4 megapixels and would love a 10x zoom. I'm looking at the Olympus C-740 and 750, but don't know how their lag time compares to other brands. Any better options out there in the same price range?
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Old Apr 18, 2004, 9:40 PM   #2
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The Minolta Z1 and Z2 have really low shutter lag, so you could look at them. I like the speed of my Z1 a lot, but the momentary blacking out of the EVF makes it hard to do sequence shots of auto racing. When you have cars whizzing by at 100 mph, it takes quite a bit of guesswork trying to figure where the car will be when you can't see exactly where the camera is. But I imagine other cameras in this price range have the same problem.
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Old Apr 18, 2004, 10:59 PM   #3
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The new Pentax S4i which I ordered and should arrive in a couple days has specs showing essentially no lag after depressing the shutter midway in order to preset the autofocus. www.pentaxusa.com
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