[rescue] ECC [was: Re: WOT: Ebay changes to IBM from Sun

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Wed Jul 16 15:34:10 CDT 2003

On Tue, 15 Jul 2003, r.stricklin wrote:

> >> I use an Olympus E-10 and Photoshop 7 on my G4 Macintosh.
> >
> > That is a *very* nice camera.
> It is, indeed. I bought it new, right after they came out around two and
> a half years ago. It still more than holds its own against the current
> crop of digitals. Before I bought it I spent some time with the Nikon
> D1; the E-10 blows its doors off in terms of image quality, mainly due
> to the E-10 having optics better matched to the CCD (though having
> firewire on the D1 was nice).

You bought it when it came out?  That must have been some pile of cash.

> It also has been extremely sturdy. I turfed it pretty hard into a
> concrete floor around the beginning of the year... hard enough that it
> bounced several times.
> http://www.livejournal.com/users/kjaer/8867.html
> After I calmed down and subjected it to a more thorough inspection, the
> final bill of health reported nothing more than a couple of minor scuffs
> and the loss of the diopter adjustment in the viewfinder. I was
> seriously impressed (and more than a little relieved).

My father dropped his Olympus C-700 more than once to find it only
scuffed.  I'm quite impressed with their build quality.

Peace...  Sridhar

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