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Old Apr 13, 2008, 7:55 AM   #21
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Here are links to two reviews of the TZ5.
http://www.popphoto.com/cameras/5222...x-dmc-tz5.html
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http://www.cameralabs.com/reviews/Pa..._DMC_TZ5_TZ15/
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Old Apr 14, 2008, 1:49 AM   #22
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Not a TZ5 review but close.



TZ4 review:

http://www.digitalcamerareview.com/default.asp?newsID=3411&review=panasonic+lumix +tz4




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Old Apr 14, 2008, 10:28 AM   #23
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Cameras such as the Pansonic TZ-4, TZ-5, the Sony H-3, the Canon G-9 and the Nikon S-10 represent a niche market. IMHO these cameras are targeted to an audience that values smallness and compactness intheir camera. The exception might be the G-9 which is measurably more a conventional camera.

However, you must keep in mind that there are some compromises required to preserve the smallness and the compactness features. The shape of the cameras in this group is just as important, or prehaps more important to some users.

If video clips are your focus, then you might want to think as well about a convention camcorder. Yes, the HD video will be of a higher quality,(note that the TZ-4, the H-3 and the G-9do not have the HD Video feature)but it is not a home run. The HD Video featurewill not suddenly make conventional camcorders obsolete.

So, IMHO, it is a very personal decision. How much are you willing to compromise to achieve smallness and compactness. Oh, I am personally not immuneto the lure of size or compactness either. I have owned the TZ-1, TZ-3 and now I own the H-3, The siren call of small is loud to many photographers, myself included. However, in the end you must purchase the camera that works best for you. It is a lifestyle choice.

Have a great day!

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Old Apr 14, 2008, 6:58 PM   #24
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thanks alot everyone for your replies!

Does anyone ownan EPSON P-2000. Its a multimedia player that is used to upload photos/videos to. i have it and seemed to have lost the manual.

Does it have a megapixel limitation? I read somewhere that it can only upload pictures of 8 megapixle and no more. I want to make sure before I buy this camera that I'm able to upload my pictures to it .



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Old Apr 14, 2008, 7:33 PM   #25
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OH great now I got extremely confused, as im shopping online i came across the TZ5 in the following different names:

DMC-TZ5K

DMC-TZ5A

DMC-TZ5S

DMC TZ51K (this one is selling for more expensive)

but now what is the difference between these? whyis the TZ51K more expensive if they are supposedly the same camera?

great! this is just what i need, more confusion. arghhhhhh


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Old Apr 14, 2008, 7:40 PM   #26
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I think it's different colors of the same model.
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Old Apr 14, 2008, 7:43 PM   #27
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i can understand the first three models being in different colors, but the DMC TZ51K ?



why is that one more expensive? does anyone know why?
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Old Apr 14, 2008, 8:13 PM   #28
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DMC-TZ5: S=Silver, K=Black, A=Blue

There is no DMC-TZ51K listed on the US Panasonic web site...maybe it's a UK model?

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Old Apr 14, 2008, 8:21 PM   #29
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The hun, i think you may be right. =) thanks for the confirmation.

Does anyone own an EPSON P-2000?

i would like to know if there is a limitation in megapixels.




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Old Apr 14, 2008, 8:42 PM   #30
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I own an Epson P-200 and there are no mp limittions for storage.

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