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olympus camedia c-1400xl, camedia d-620l vintage digital camera 1998
OLYMPUS Camedia C-1400XL (D-620L in US) - 1998.  2/3-inch 1280 x 1024 pixel CCD.  ISO 100.  F/2.8 36mm to 110mm zoom lens.  Shutter 1/4 to 1/10,000 second.  The Olympus C-1400XL could record five images in 3.5 seconds.  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/D620/D620A.HTM

olympus  t-100hs communications adapter for digital camera 1998 
OLYMPUS T-100HS Communications Adapter - 1998.  The T-100HS could be used to download photos from a digital camera then transmit them elsewhere by portable digital phone.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://www.olympus.co.jp/jp/news/1997b/nr971024t100hsj.jsp

http://schanlaub.blogspot.com/

olympus camedia c-830l, camedia d-340r vintage digital camera 1998
OLYMPUS Camedia C-830L (D-340R in U.S.) - 1998.  1/2.7-inch 1280 x 960 pixel CCD.  ISO 100/200.  F/2.8  36mm 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.olympus-global.com/en/news/2000a/nr000118c860le.jsp



 

olympus camedia c-840l, d-340l vintage digital camera
OLYMPUS Camedia C-840L (D-340L in US) - 1998.  1/2.7-inch 1280 x 960 pixel CCD.  ISO 60.  F/2.8 36mm 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.olympus-global.com/en/news/1998a/nr980317c840le.jsp

olympus camedia c-900 zoom, d-400 vintage digital camera 1998
OLYMPUS Camedia C-900 Zoom (D-400 in US) - 1998.  1/2.7-inch 1280 x 960 pixel CCD.  ISO 100.  F/2.8 35mm - 105mm zoom lens.  Shutter 1/2 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.olympus-global.com/en/news/1998b/nr980910c900ze.jsp

olympus camedia c-2000 zoom vintage digital camera 1998

OLYMPUS Camedia C-2000 Zoom - 1998. 1/2.7-inch 1600 x 1200 pixel CCD.  ISO 100-400.  F/2.0 35mm - 105mm zoom lens.  Shutter 1/2 to 1/800 second. Total pixels were 2.1 making it the first consumer 2MP camera.  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/camera-reviews/olympus/c-2000-zoom/olympus-c-2000-zoom.html

olympus dp-10 vintage digital microphotography camera 1998

OLYMPUS DP-10 - 1998.  Digital microphotography camera. 1280 X 1024 pixel CCD.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/digitalimaging/olympusdp10.html

olympus provis ax-70 vintage digital microphotography camera 1998

OLYMPUS PROVIS AX-70 - 1998.  Digital microphotography camera. Included a multi-control box for use in observation and photomicrography, data memory cards for storage of observation data, 3-way camera light path and data imprinting capability.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

micro.magnet.fsu.edu/.../ museum/provisax70.html




panasonic palmcam nv/pv-dc1580, coolshot II mega lk-rq2z vintage digital camera 1998
PANASONIC CardShot NV-DCF3 - 1998.  1/4-inch 640 x 480 pixel CCD.  ISO 120.  F/2.8 43mm lens.  Shutter 1/4 to 1/2000 second.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/article/980204/cardshot.htm

http://www.dooyoo.co.uk/digital-camera/panasonic-nv-dcf-3/


panasonic palmcam nv/pv-dc1580 vintage digitalcamera 1998
PANASONIC PalmCam NV/PV-DC1580 (CoolShot II mega LK-RQ2Z in Japan) - 1998.  Similar to the NIKON Coolpix 600.  1/3-inch 1024 x 768 pixel CCD.  ISO 100.  F/2.8 36mm autofocus lens.  Shutter 1/4 to 1/2000 second.  2X zoom. Detachable flash.  MSRP$599.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://www.dcresource.com/reviews/cameraDetail.php?cam=87



panasonic cardshot nv-dcf5 vintage digital camera 1998
PANASONIC Cardshot NV-DCF5 - 1998.  1/2-inch 1024 x 768 pixel CCD.  ISO 120.  F/2.8 28mm fixed lens.  Shutter 1/8 to 1/2000 second.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://pbase.com/cameras/panasonic

http://camera-wiki.org/index.php?title=Panasonic&action=edit


pentacon praktica qd-500, jenoptic jd11 vintage digitalcamera 1998     
PENTACON Praktica QD-500 (Jenoptik JD11, Minton S-Cam F1, Probe 99, Quark Probe 99, Argus Quark Probe 99, etc.) - 1998.  1/4-inch 640 x 480 pixel CCD.  ISO 40.  F/2.8  50mm fixed-focus lens.  Shutter 1/2 to 1/1000 second.  What's in a name?  Sometimes a lot, sometimes not much.  This camera was manufactured by Minton Optic and sold by a variety of companies tht normally put their own name and logo on it, however, many vendors and collectors refer to it merely as theProbe 99,  Minton probe, or Minton Probe 99, regardless of the actual name on the box or camera.   Such was the case with the  camera shown on the far right.  It was sold on eBay as the Probe 99 Digital Pocket Camera, but the box shows the camera as a Quark Probe 99.  However, the camera in the box had no manufacturer identifcation whatsoever, only a serial number.  Apparently, Minton never themselves sold it as a Probe, or Probe 99, only as the Minton S-Cam F1, and then not until 1999.  Regardless, it's pretty certain that they are all the same inside.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://www.digitalkamera.de/Kamera/Praktica/QD_500.aspx

http://www.digicammuseum.com/en/cameras/item/praktica-qd-500

http://webcam-osx.sourceforge.net/cameras/camera.php?id=199

http://www.digicammuseum.com/en/cameras/item/s-cam-f1


 


     

PHILIPS ESP40 - 1998.  The above camera was shown during COMDEX '98 in Tokyo Japan, April 6-9.  It clearly says ESP40 on the camera even though the plackard says ESP50.  It was a working camera and appears to be exactly the same as the ESP50 shown in the U.S. in June of '98 at the PC Expo in New York (see below) except for the color and the letters ESP40.  The material in the PC Watch article also refers to it as an ESP50.  The article states that it had an optical viewfinder and stored images on Smart Media flash card.  It may be that the producltion model which was silver and had only the words "Digital Camera" on the front was not yet ready and Philips chose to display a prototype rather than have no camera at all at the Japanese COMDEX.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/article/980407/comdex2.htm

http://www.digicammuseum.com/en/prototypes-rarities/item/philips-esp-40

philips esp50, esp60 vintage digital camera 1998
PHILIPS ESP50 / 60 - 1998.  1/4-inch 640 x 480 pixel CCD.  ISO 100.  38mm lens,  Shutter 1/5 to 1/8000 second.  The ESP60 came with a larger SM memory card.  About $400-$500.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

 http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/philips-electronics-introduces-three-new-digital-cameras-at-pc-expo-1998-78048172.html

http://www.digicammuseum.com/en/cameras/item/philips-esp50


philips esp80, ricoh rdc 4300, rdc dc-4 vintage digital camera 1998
PHILIPS ESP80 (Ricoh RDC 4300 / DC-4) - 1998.  1/2.7 1280 x 960 pixel CCD.  ISO 40.  F/2.8 35mm - 105mm autofocus zoom lens.  Shutter 1 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.dcresource.com/reviews/cameraDetail.php?cam=111


poplaroid pdc 700, pretec dc-800, premier dc-800, claxan dc-8, maginon dc-800, formula 1 dc-800 vintage digital camera 1998


POLAROID PDC 700, PRETEC DC-800, Premier DC-800 (Claxan DC-8, Maginon DC-800, Formula 1 DC-800) - 1998.  1/3-inch 1024 x 768 pixel CCD.  ISO 160.  F/3.5 35mm fixed focus 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 these cameras.

http://www.dcviews.com/_polaroid/0700.htm


 

polaroid pdc 640, agfa ephoto 780, kinon dc-33, seagull dc-33 vintage digital camera 1998
POLAROID PDC 640 (Agfa ePhoto 780, Kinon DC-33, Seagull DC-33) - 1998  640 x 480 pixel CD.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://www.dcviews.com/cameras/polaroid_view.htm

http://www.digicammuseum.com/en/cameras/item/pdc-640

polaroid pdc-3000 vintage digital camera 1998


POLAROID PDC-3000 - 1998  Upgrade to the 1996 PDC-2000. 1600 x 1200 pixel CCD; optical viewfinder; auto-focus; lens 36-60mm; ISO 25, 50, 100; shutter 1/25-1/500; CompactFlash Type I; MSRP: $2496. Information provided by Alan Diaz.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

pc.watch.impress.co.jp/.../ 980109/macw11.htm

http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/P3K/P3KA.HTM
 

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