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epson photopc 700, cp-600 vintage digital camera black 1998epson photopc 700 vintage digital camera silver 1998
EPSON PhotoPC 700 (CP-600 in Japan) - 1998.  1/3-inch 1280 x 960 pixel CCD.  ISO 60/120.  2X zoom f/2.8 lens.  Shutter 1/8 to 1/1500 second.  This camera is normally shown as black with a 1280 x 960 pixel CCD, however, one French site shows the camera in gray and silver with a 1024 x 768 pixel CCD and 36mm lens (similar to the 1997 PhotoPC600).  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://www.dpreview.com/products/epson/compacts/epson_photopc700

epson photopc 750z, 700z vintage digital camera 1998
EPSON PhotoPC 750Z (700Z in Japan) - 1998.  1/3-inch 1600 x 1200 pixel CCD.  ISO 60.  F/2.8  35mm - 105mm autofocus lens.  Shutter 1/2 to 1/500 second.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.
http://www.dpreview.com/articles/6125150306/epsondiscount

 

  Fisher FVD-V1    

  Fisher FVD-V1 (1998)                                          Front of Sanyo VPC-Z380 (1999)                  Rear of Sanyo VPC-G200 (1997)

FISHER FVD-V1 / SANYO VPC-G200 (DCS-V1 in Japan) - 1998.  Rebadged Sanyo sold in the U.S. with internal mechanisms of the 1997 VPC-G200 and the front from the Sanyo VPC-Z380 which did not come out until 1999.   1/3-inch 640 x 480 pixel CCD.  ISO 80.  37mm autofocus f/2.8 lens.  Shutter 1/4 to 1/10,000 second.  An interesting story about this camera and eBay non-rule rules.  We purchased this camerra off eBay several years ago, at least we thought we did.  After paying for the camera through PayPal and having the purchase accepted by the seller, we were contacted several days later by the seller stating that they had changed their mind (possibly a higher offer from off eBay?) and were refunding our purchase payment.  We objected, stating that once the purchase was complete the item was now ours and we were unwilling to reverse the sale.  The seller did not relent so we contacted eBay.  Their answer was that they could do nothing.  Really?   They could not threaten to drop the seller from eBay if the seller did not follow commercial law and eBay rules?  Really?   When you make a bid on an item eBay immediately informs you that you have entered into a legal contract and must purchase the item if your bid is the highest.  Obviously, they do not enforce this rule when it comes to sellers.  The moral of the story is, don't depend on eBay to protect your rights as a buyer or you may be sorely disappointed.  We believe were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera. 

http://www.lightner.net/lightner/bruce/ppc_use.html

http://www.photographyreview.com/cat/cameras/digital-cameras/3-megapixel/sanyo/vpc-g200/prd_82705_3098crx.aspx

http://www.manualsparadise.com/service-repair-manuals/Fisher/FVD-V1-FVDV1/RWSPFM-74139212-1


fuji dx-8, clip-it 50 vintage digital camera 1998
FUJI DX-8 (Clip-It 50 in Japan) - 1998.  1/4-inch 640 x 480 pixel CCD.  ISO 100.  F/3.8  38mm  lens.  Shutter 1/4 to 1/5000 second. About $300.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.


http://www.memoryx.com/fujidx8memory.html

fuji finepix 500, mx-500 vintage digital camera 1998
FUJI FinePix 500, MX-500 - 1998.  1280 x 1024 pixel CCD.  ISO 100.  Autofocus 35mm lens.  Shutter 1/30 to 1/10,000 second.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.


https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ja&u=http://ww5.tiki.ne.jp/~t-naka/Digicame.htm&prev=search

http://www.photographyobsession.co.uk/gallery3/photo-equip/Fuji-MX-500-Compact-Digital-Camera

fuji finepix 600z, mx-600z, toshiba pdr-3 vintage digital camera
FUJI MX-600Z, FinePix 600Z (Toshiba PDR-M3) - 1998.  1280 x 1024 pixel CCD.  ISO 100. Autofocus 3X zoom 35mm to 150mm f/3.8 lens.  Shutter 1/4 to 1/1000 second.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.
http://www.steves-digicams.com/mx600.html

fuji finepix 700, mx-700 vintage digital camera silver, black gold 1998Fuji FinePix black, gold and silver digital cameras
FUJI FinePix 700, MX-700 - 1998.  1280 x 1024 pixel CCD.  ISO 100.  Autofocus f/3.2 lens.  Shutter 1/4 to 1/1000 second.  FinePix 700BK = black, FinePix 700GL = gold.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://www.steves-digicams.com/mx700.html


fuji dx-10, clip-it 80 vintage digital camera 1998
FUJI DX-10 (Clip-It 80 in Japan)  - 1998.  1/3-inch 1024 x 768 pixel CCD.  ISO 150.   Fixed-focus 40mm f/4 lens.  Shutter 1/4 to 1/5000 second.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/DX10/DX10A.HTM

Fuji DS-560 digital camera
FUJI DS-560, DS-565 / NIKON E3, E3s - 1998.  SLR.  2/3-inch 1280 x 1000 pixel CCD.  ISO 800/1600/3200.  Shutter 1/8 to 1/2000 second.  DS-560: 1 frame per second.  DS-565: 12 Sequential Shots at 3 frames per second.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://www.dcviews.com/_fuji/0560.htm


fuji ds-250hd water resistant vintgage heavy duty digital camera 1998

 DS-250HD                                                 DS-250HD Dust Cover Open                                 DS-260HD

 

    DS-260HD Inside                                                                   DS-260HD  Main Board                                          Fuji DS-260HD Box Contents

FUJI DS-250HD and DS-260HD - 1998-9.  Similar, but different.  In 1998 Fuji introduced the DS-250HD (Heavy Duty) Big Job camera designed to be used in environments that  would be detrimental to most digital cameras.  They did so in a manner used by manufacturers of protective cases for those taking underwater photos - they designed a strong protective outer case with a standard digital camera inside, the Fuji MX-700 (see Fuji FinePix 700 above).  They even advertised that: "When releasing the lock knob of the tough waterproof / dust-proof cover, the rear cover opens, only the main body digital camera part can be removed from inside. It can be used as a compact and handy office digital camera of 80 (W) x 101 (H) x 33 (D) mm, 245 g which can enter easily in the pocket. " 

In 1999, Fuji followed up with an even stronger environment-proof camera, the DS-260HD, but with a difference in philosophy - with Fuji MX-600 guts inside, but not removable as a separate camera (see Fuji FinePix 600Z above).  Replacing the dust cover of the DS-250HD with a sealed rear cover made the 260HD camera even more immune to dirt and water. MSRP: $1,199.   Both of these cameras were designed for use in industrial work areas where rough handling and severe environmental conditions could be expected on a daily basis.

The DS-260HD we purchased on eBay was in mint condition with no apparent use other than a dozen test photos on its SmartMedia card.  The battery was charged and we used the camera to take the photo on the lower right of the DS-260HD box contents.

http://www.interq.or.jp/sun/tkp/digitalcamera/BIGJOB-ds250HD.html

http://www.steves-digicams.com/ds260hd_pg2.html

https://fccid.io/F5GDS-260HD/Internal-Photos/Rear-Cabinet-Taken-Off-45841

fuji ds-330 vingtage digital camera 1998
FUJI DS-330 - 1998.  2/3-inch 1820 x 1000 pixel CCD.  ISO 100/400.  F/3.5  35 - 105mm zoom lens.  Shutter 1/4 to 1/1000 second.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://www.steves-digicams.com/ds330.html

fuji in-printer camera vintage digital camera and printer 1998fuji finepix pr21 in-printer vintage camera camera 1998
FUJI In-Printer Camera, Instax Mini Printer, and FinePix PR21 - 1998. Prototype digital camera with built-in printer.  In-Printer Camera and Mini Printer shown at Photokina '98.   The In-Printer Camera stored images on SmartMedia memory cards.  Both the In-Printer Camera and the Instax Mini Printer utilized the Fuji Instax Mini film and produced credit-card sized prints.   An improved version of the In-Printer Camera was marketed in 1999 as as the FinePix PR21 (camera on the right above), world's first digital camera with an integral printer.  1800 x 2100 pixel CCD.

http://www.steves-digicams.com/photokina.html

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