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1999+

Although this history site is mainly concerned with cameras and other items marketed in 1998 or prior years, a number of later miscellaneous items have been added to the collection from time to time and are listed below.

PENTAX IQ ZOOOM 120MI DATE - 1999. F/5.0 - 12.5, 3.5 optical zoom, 38-120mm. Five-point autofocus system. This camera and many others were donated to the museum collection by our good friend and travel companion, Joan Klonowski of Grants, New Mexico.

HP PHOYOSMART C200 - 1999. One megapixel camera.

KODAK DC215 Zoom - 1999. Announced 3 August 1999. 1152 x 864 pixels. ISO 140. F/4 29-58 mm zoom. 4MB Compact Flash. Shutter 1/362 sec to 1/2 sec. $349. http://www.steves-digicams.com/dc215.html

KODAK DC215 Millennium 2000 - 1999. 1152 x 864 pixels. ISO 140. F/4 29-58 mm zoom. 8 MB Compact Flash. Shutter 1/362 sec to 1/2 sec. $449. http://www.steves-digicams.com/dc215.html

KODAK DC240 Zoom - 1999. 1280 x 960 pixels. ISO 140. F/2.8 39-117 mm zoom. Compact Flash. Shutter 1/755 sec to 1/2 sec. $699. http://www.dpreview.com

MUSTEK MDC-800 - 1999. Still / video camera. ISO 100. F/4 fixed focus. 1012 x 768 pixels. Shutter 1/10,000 sec to 1/10 sec. $399. http://www.dcviews.com/_mustek/m800.htm

NIKON CP950 - 1999. 1600 x 1200 pixels. ISO 80-320. F/2.6 38-115 mm zoom. Shutter 1/750 sec to 8 sec. $1,000. http://www.dpreview.com

POLAROID TASMANIAN DEVIL - 1999. Polaroid 600 instant film. Made in collaboration with Warner Brothers Looney Tunes. $35 in 1999. http://www.geh.org/fm/brownie2/htmlsrc/mP762100010_ful.html

POLAROID PDC 1100- 1999. A relatively inexpensive digital camera, $349 in 1999. 1152 x 864 pixels, 2X digital zoom, ISO 140, 42mm, F/2.0 lens.

http://dcviews.com/_polaroid/1100.htm

POLAROID MY PHOTO BOOTH - 1999.   The My Photo Booth camera has a mirror below the camera lens. It can stand on a table, move forward and backward to capture the best pose. When the red light flashes, My Photo Booth is about to take the picture. The flash goes off and after the click you can remove the film. My Photo Booth uses instant Polaroid I-Zone film. After removing the film, the picture will develop in about 2 minutes (one inch by one inch prints).

www.redferret.net/?p=6557

 

SONY MVC-FD73 - 1999. Floppy disk camera. 640 x 480 pixels. ISO 100. F/1.8 40-400 mm zoom. Shutter 1/4000 sec to 1/60 sec. $599. http://www.dpreview.com

SONY MVC-FD83 - 1999. Floppy disk camera. 1024 x 768 pixels. ISO 100. F/2 37-111 mm zoom. Shutter 1/4000 sec to 1/8 sec. $799. http://www.dpreview.com

SONY MVC-FD88 - 1999. Floppy disk camera. 1280 x 960 pixels. ISO 100. F/2.8 34-270 mm zoom. Shutter 1/4000 sec to 1/60 sec. $999. http://www.dpreview.com

 

PANASONIC PV-SD4090 - 1999.  In 1997 Sony marketed the MVC-FD5 and MVC-FD7, the first ever digital cameras using a standard floppy disc as the storage medium. These cameras proved to be very popular and at one time accounted for almost 40% of the U.S. digital camera market. In 1999 Panasonic marketed the PV-SD4090 floppy disc camera to also compete in this market. The PV-SD4090 had two rather unique features. It had a switch on the side of the lens for opening and closing a built-in lens cover, and it could use an Imation SuperDisk that had much greater storage capacity than an ordinary floppy disc, 120MB versus 1.44MB. The PV-SD4090 was not as popular as the Sony models and in a few years both the Sony and Panasonic models faded from the market as other means of JPEG storage became more popular. 1.3MP CCD (1280 x 960 pixels). 3X optical zoom, f/2.8-5.2. The above camera in excellent working condition was purchased on eBay for $41. MSRP $1,000.

http://www.dcresource.com/reviews/panasonic/sd4090-rerview/index.html

LEICA MINILUX ZOOM - 1999.  The Minilux Zoom was produced from 1999-2006. Lens 35-70 mm f/3.5-5.6. MSRP was $750. This camera was given to me by my beautiful niece, Faa, whose photo can be seen on the 1997S page under the Sony Mavica MVC-FD5. Like many film cameras these days, it has spent recent years in a dresser drawer. In fact, it shows no signs of use whatsoever and appears to have just been purchased.

http://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-wiki.en/index.php/minilux_Zoom

 

TOSHIBA PDR-M4 - 1999.  Purchased on eBay, the M4 is seldom found in such a complete, well-kept condition as this. Upon investigation, it turned out that the previous owner graduated from my high school one year behind me!

http://www.dpreview.com/products/toshiba/compacts/toshiba_pdrm4

LEICA DIGILUX Zoom - 2000. Announced February 2000. 1280 x 1024 pixels. ISO 125. 38-114 mm zoom. Shutter 1/2000 sec to 1/4 sec. $599. http://www.dpreview.com

 

OLYMPUS C-211 Zoom - 2000. Printer camera. 1600 x 1200 pixels. ISO 100-400. F/2.8 35-105 mm. Shutter 1/1000 sec to 1/2 sec. $799. http://www.olympusamerica.com

POLAROID i-Zone Digital Comb- 2000. Combination instant and digital camera. 640 x 480 pixels. $100. http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/upgrade/1279336.html?page=2

SONY MVC-FD85 - 2000. Floppy disk camera. 1280 x 960 pixels. ISO 100. F/2 37-111 mm zoom. $700. http://www.dpreview.com

SONY MVC-FD90 - 2000. Floppy disk camera. 1280 x 960 pixels. ISO 100. F/2.8 34-270 mm zoom. $900. http://www.dpreview.com

SONY MVC-FD95 - 2000. Floppy disk camera. 1600 x 1072 pixels. ISO 100. F/2.8 37-370 mm zoom. Shutter 1/500 sec to 8 sec. $1100. http://www.dpreview.com

SONY MVC-CD1000 - 2000. First mini disk camera. 1600 x 1200 pixels. ISO 100. F/2.8 37-370 mm zoom. Shutter 1/500 sec to 8 sec. $1299. http://www.dpreview.com

Sample Sony CD1000 photo

SONY DSC-F55V - 2000. 1856 x 1392 pixels. F/2.8 37 mm. Shutter 1/1000 sec to 8 sec. $830. http://www.dpreview.com

SONY DSC-505V - 2000. 1856 x 1392 pixels. ISO 100. F/2.8 38-190 mm. Shutter 1/1000 sec to 8 sec. $1100. http://www.dpreview.com

UMAX ASTRACAM 1000 - 2000. 640 x 480 pixels. F/2.8 fixed. $129.

http://www.dpreview.com/news/article_print.asp?date=0002&article=00020304umax1000

VIVITAR VIVICAM 3500 - 2000. 1360 x 1024 pixels. F/5.6 40 mm fixed. ISO 170. Shutter 1/3500 sec to 1/3 sec. $200. http://www.dcviews.com/_vivitar/3500.htm

 

SONY MVC-FD75 - 2001. Floppy disk camera. Notable only because it was the last of the early model Mavicas similar to the FD5 and FD7 of 1997. 640 x 480 pixel CCD. MSRP $399.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sony_Mavica

APPLE iPod 8541 - 2001. Apple's first generation iPod was introduced in October of 2001 at $399 for the 5GB version and $499 for the 10GB version. Production was terminated in July of 2002. Donated by In and Som Hwang.

http://www.laserline.com/ipod/everything-you-wanted-to-know-about-ipod.html

CANON A20 - 2001. At PMA in 2001 Canon announced two new PowerShot cameras aimed at the entry level market, the A10 and A20, based on the same body, system, 3x zoom lens and body design, they differed only in their resolution (and price), the A10 had a 1.3 megapixel sensor and a retail price of US$400, the A20 had a 2.1 megapixel sensor and a retail price of US$500. Resolution 1600 x 1200 pixels, lens F2.7-F4.8, shutter 1 sec to 1/1500 sec.   The above camera complete as sold and in mint condition was donated by my older brother Jim and his wife JoAnne.   Would that all camera owners retained all the items that originally came with their camera - every camera sold today will someday be a collector's item!

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canona20

FUJI FP 2600 Zoom - 2001. 1600 x 1200 pixels. ISO 100. 38-114 mm zoom. Shutter 1/1000 sec to 1/2 sec. $250. http://www.dpreview.com

FUJI FP 2800 Zoom - 2001. 1600 x 1200 pixels. ISO 100. F/2.8 38-228 mm zoom. Shutter 1/1500 sec to 1/2 sec. $399.http://www.dpreview.com

MUSTEK MDC-3000 - 2001. Still / video camera. 1600 x 1200 pixels. F2.8 fixed. Shutter 1/2500 sec to 1/30 sec. $199.

http://www.mustek.com.tw/Pressroom/2001/nw_0525_mdc3000.html

 

POLAROID i-Zone Webster - 2001. Mini photo scanner. 200 x 163 pixels. Twenty image capacity. $50. http://www.merrillphoto.com/webster.htm.

SONY DSC-S85 - 2001. Donated by Tatiya Hwang. First 4 MP consumer digicam. Lens f2.0-f2.5, 34-102 mm. Shutter 8 sec to 1/1000 sec. $800.

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/sonydscs85/

SONY MVC-CD400 - 2002. Mini disk camera. 2272 x 1704 pixels. ISO 100-400. F2 34-102 mm zoom. Shutter1/1000 sec to 8 sec. $899.http://www.dpreview.com

 

NIXVUE VISTA - 2002. In 2001 Nixvue came out with the Nixvue Digital Album for downloading and storing digital images while on location. in 2002 they followed up with an improved version, the Vista. The Vista came in 5, 10, 20 and 30 GB capacity. MSRP for the 10 GB model was $550. Donated by my beautiful daughter, Tatiya. http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/nixvuevista

GRIFFIN iTrip- 2003. Apple iPod users connected the iTrip to an iPod and the iTrip displayed tuning controls and a SmartScan button. The technology helped find the best frequency to broadcast music, podcasts, and audio books to any nearby FM radio, such as a car stereo. $69.99. Donated by In and Som Hwang.

http://blog.griffintechnology.com/archives/tag/itrip

APPLE iPod A1040, Third Generation - 2003. Apple's 3rd generation iPod was introduced in April of 2003 at $299 for the 10GB version and $399 for the 20GB version. Later versions were 15GB at $299, 30GB at $399, and 40GB at $499 .Production was terminated in July of 2004. Donated by In and Som Hwang.

http://www.laserline.com/ipod/everything-you-wanted-to-know-about-ipod.html

 

SONY DCR-PC350E - 2004. Sony Handycam.

http:/www.camcorders-only.com/digitalcamcorders/manufacturers/pos/sony_dcr-pc350e

 

CANON EOS 30D - 2006. 3504 x 2336 pixels. ISO 100-3200. Canon EOS EF, EF-S lens mount. Shutter 1/8000 sec to 30 sec. $1,300. http://www.dpreview.com

Sample 30D Photo

CANON EOS 40D - 2007. 3888 x 2592 pixels. ISO 100-3200. Canon EOS EF, EF-S lens mount. Shutter 1/8000 sec to 30 sec. $1,300. http://www.dpreview.com

Sample 40D Photo

CANON EOS 7D - 2009. Still / live view HD video SLR camera. First APS-C with 18MP and first to use dual image processors. 5184 x 3456 pixels. ISO 100-12800. Canon EOS EF, EF-S lens mount. Shutter 1/8000 sec to 30 sec. $1,700. http://www.dpreview.com

Sample Canon 7D Photo

Canon 7D Portrait Sample

Canon 7D Crop Sample (from previous portrait sample)

Canon 7D Shutter Response Sample

Canon 7D Cloning Sample

1999+

1800s
1900 - 1920
1920s
1930s
1940s
1950s
1960s
1970s
1980-83
1984-85
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995 A-C
1995 D-Z
1996 A-C
1996 D-N
1996 O-R
1996 S-Z
 1997 A-D
1997 E-H
1997 I-O
 1997 P-Q
 1997 R-S
1997 T-Z
1998 A-D
1998 E-F
1998 G-K
1998 L-N
1998 O-P
   



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