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Old Feb 28, 2006, 6:12 PM   #1
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My S70 is giving me Error 18 and will cost at least ¬£85 to repair.¬* What should I buy?¬* There's a whole reef of new interesting cameras coming out in the next month or two.I have a Canon 20d and dare i tell you also a Rebel but the point and press pocket saisfaction that the S70 has brought me is undeniable.¬* What next?
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Old Mar 2, 2006, 7:29 PM   #2
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What will u be using ur camera for? :arrow: the 1 million dollar question
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Old Mar 2, 2006, 7:52 PM   #3
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And umm. what's your budget?

If we said get a DSLR and say you need to spend 3400.00.. you'd be looking at us funny.. :-)




The Canon S2 IS and A610 are highly rated around here. I have experience with both and would recommend them with no hesitation.
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If you regularly used raw and the wide angle I would look for another used S70 on Ebay. You won't find another pocket camera with those features and an optical viewfinder.

There are a lot of good cameras coming out and some very good ones already available. What qualities are you looking for besides pocketability?

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I should confess that I have the 20d and a Rebel.¬* Best I like details - plants, buildings, textiles, food, market stalls, and occ.portarits, and would love to get into macro.¬* So close up really important.¬* Don't like views or groups of people but a recent trip to Namibia also generated a passion for wildlife.¬* Really very difficult.¬* Can't help having real respect for the professional despite their having wonderful equipment.¬* But sometimes the 20d is just too much to heave around¬* eg all that scrambling in Macchu Pichu, and I have had miraculous results from the S70.¬* I suppose I'm looking for a small, brilliant point-and press.¬* Grateful for your input.
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Budget not the real problem but preferably under $500
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Pauline-

Because you have had a lot of pleasure and sucess with the Canon S-70, why not look for a used S-70 on E-Bay.

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Old Mar 5, 2006, 6:02 AM   #9
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Terrific!
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Suspicious that error 18, that appears to be quite common, COULD be sonmething to do with planned obsolescence.¬* Please excuse paranoia!
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