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Digital Camers WRT: Smart Media vs. CF media

I had not looked at the Coolpix cameras, but I just looked at a review of 
the Coolpix 775 and the Coolpix 2500. The 2500 seems to have an advantage 
in the throw it in your pocket or bag category and not to worry about 
scratching the lens. 

On 18 Mar 2002 at 15:19, Christoph Doerbeck A242369 wrote:

> ditto... I have a CoolPix 775, picked up a couple of 128MB CFs.  The
> CFs mount either directly from the camera using the supplied USB cable OR
> via a USB CF reader (kernel module usb-storage in both cases).  I used
> redhat 7.2 out of the box (no patches/upgrades required).
> Couldn't be happier.  Anyone checked out my ski trip photos on
> my website?
> I'll show'em at the meeting Wed night :-)
> - christoph
> "Peter R. Wood (Lists)" wrote:
> > > So, one question is, how compatable are these cameras with Linux when
> > downloading via USB?
> > 
> > I can't speak specifically to the makes/models you mentioned. However, I
> > suspect that most of the digital cameras with USB interfaces and CF card
> > storage would look just like a standard USB CF card reader to Linux. This is
> > the way it works with my Nikon Coolpix 775 (USB/CF) and my Dazzle USB CF
> > card reader.
> > 
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