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Old Dec 28, 2006, 6:27 PM   #1
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If someone could lead me in the direction of the best digital camera i can buy for $50 i dont need much of the feater maybe just 3x zoom and flash of course most of the ones i've seen for that price have horrible light sensors and all the pictures come dark.
I just need something for an occasional picture nothing fancy would also look at ones i could used or at ebay.
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Old Dec 28, 2006, 8:21 PM   #2
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I don't think there is a "best" digital camera that can be purchased for $50. Anything I've seen selling at that price is little more than a crude toy. Your best bet is to hop on ebay and try to find a used name brand camera for that price...it would have to be better than anything brand new selling for $50.

"...most of the ones i've seen for that price have horrible light sensors and all the pictures come dark."

But I think you already knew that.

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Old Dec 28, 2006, 8:29 PM   #3
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actually found my answer in this thread
http://stevesforums.com/forums/view_...mp;forum_id=87
lookin at the powershot S100 on ebay
anything i should consider?
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Old Dec 28, 2006, 8:52 PM   #4
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Consider that any S100 you buy has been floating around out there since 2000...that's a long time for a digicam. Things crap out...batteries...memory cards...LCD's, etc.

Good luck.

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Old Dec 28, 2006, 9:22 PM   #5
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thats why im asking if there are other models that fit my budget.
Currently looking at a casio exilim EX-S2
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Old Dec 29, 2006, 9:11 AM   #6
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Here's a Samsung Digimax A402 for $59.00:

http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?Inv...ras-_-A402-BLK


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Old Dec 29, 2006, 9:18 AM   #7
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I'd try and manage the $90 for a Kodak though. The Kodak C530 is interesting. It's a fixed 36mm. But at that price you might get better quality and durability without the zoom.

http://www.beachcamera.com/shop/product.aspx?sku=KDC530

HP has some that aren't bad either.

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Old Jan 5, 2007, 7:48 AM   #8
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Do you work at a place that provides discounts?

For example, my company has a deal with Motivano who has a deal with Olympus, and going to the online store, I found a refurb FE-110 for $70.

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Old Jan 5, 2007, 5:16 PM   #9
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no i dont have access to any discounts like that my girlfriend actually has the FE-100 its pretty straight forward.
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Old Jan 28, 2007, 9:28 PM   #10
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bought the kodak easyshare cx7300 today. Used $20 with a 256MB sd card im pretty satisfied the function select button was literally glued togethere took camera apart and scraped the glue out so now its perfectly working. it is a basic basic camera pretty much only function is what kind of flash to use lol
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