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tekom tekcam 100 vintagedigital camera 1998
TEKOM TekCam 100 (Altima AltimaCam 350) - 1998.  1024 x 768 pixel CCD.  F/2.8  45mm lens.  Shutter 1/30 - 1/2000 second.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

https://pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/article/971125/digi03.htm

https://www.trademarkia.com/tekcam-75552327.html



tomy mexia vintage digital camera 1998 Tomy Me:sia digital cameraBandai F digital camera Bandai F style digiotal camera
TOMY Mexia / Misha / Me:xia / Me:sia - 1998.  Marketed in 1999.  May have also been sold as the Bandai F Style Mini which it closely resembles except that the Bandai has a flash (last two photos). 256 x 240 CMOS sensor.  F/2.5  55.7mm lens.   About $60.   Works with Windows 95 and 98 only.  If you want to get one for your grandkid as a starter digital camera you better have one really old PC to go with it!  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://www.infonet.co.jp/ueyama/ip/promenade/fstyle.html

http://www.interq.or.jp/sun/tkp/digitalcamera/mesia.html

http://pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/article/990728/tomy.htm




toshiba pdr-m1 vintage digital camera 1998 Toshiba PDR-M1 digital camera kit
TOSHIBA PDR-M1 (Allegretto M1 in Japan) - 1998.  1/2-inch 1280 x 1024 pixel CCD.  ISO 100.  F/3.2 35mm lens.  Shutter 1/4 - 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.dpreview.com/products/toshiba/compacts/toshiba_pdrm1

toshiba pdr-5, allegretto 5 vintage digital camera Toshiba PDR-5 digital camera kit
TOSHIBA PDR-5 (Allegretto 5 in Japan) - 1998.  1/4-inch 640 x 480 pixel CMOS sensor.  F/2.5 39 mm lens.  Shutter 1/8 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.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/PDR5/PDR5A.HTM


trust photocam plus vintage digital camera 1998 
TRUST PhotoCam Plus (Relisys Dimera 3500) - 1998.  Marketed 1999.  Image 640 x 480 pixels.  .35MP CCD.  ISO 200.  F/4 fixed-focus lens, F4-F11.  Shutter 1/3 to 1/10,000 second.  Similar to the 1997 Trust PhotoCam, but with 2MB of internal memory.   The above camera was obtained on U.S. eBay from the U.K.  It appears to be unused although a few minor items were missing.  Certain early brands of digital cameras were not sold in the U.S. (Toshiba and others), so seldom appear on U.S. eBay thereby making it difficult for U.S. collectors to fill holes in their collections.  Fortunately, we are seeing more sellers overseas beginning to appear on U.S. eBay.  Unfortunately, shipping cost from overseas are such that postage may be more than the cost of the camera!  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

https://www.trust.com/en/product/11056-photocam-plus


Trust Photocam 1300 digital camera  TRUST PHOTOCAM 1300 - 1998.    One of many cameras with the same basic physical appearance.  MINTON / QUARK / GALLANT PROBE 99 (Jenoptik JD 11, Praktica/Pentacon QD500) - 1998.  24-bit color. 640x480 Resolution.  Built-in Flash.  LCD control Panel.  Viewfinder Window.  CCD SENSOR- 1/4" color CCD (350,000 pixels).  Interface - RS-232C Serial.   Optical viewfinder.  2MB flash memory.  Lens: Macro/Normal, f2.8.   Shutter : 1/20 to 1/1000 second, 1 to 9 seconds (bulb mode) Focal Length: 5.23 mm.  ISO 40.  Self timer.  2 "AA" Alkaline batteries or 3 volt/1.2 Amp AC adapter.  MSRP about $90.  We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

http://www.dcviews.com/_trust/1300.htm

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

http://www.photographyreview.com/product/cameras/digital-cameras/3-megapixel/gallant-computer/probe-99.html




umax dc-a1 vintage digital camera 1998
UMAX DC-A1 - 1998.  Shown at CeBIT '98.  1/4-inch 640 x 480 pixel CCD.  F2.8 dual fixed-focus lens.  Shutter 1/30 to 1/10,000 second.  Variations of this camera were apparently sold by NMC (probably in 1999) as the DView 1000, 2000, and 3000.  May have also been sold under the Soyo brand name.   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/980327/cebit_4.htm


umax dc-F1 vintage digital camera 1998  UMAX DC-F1 - 1998.   CMOS imager with 800 x 1000 pixels.  F/4.0, 17mm lens.  Shutter 1 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://camera-wiki.org/wiki/UMAX

https://www.digitalkamera.de/Kamera/Umax/DC-F1.aspx

 

pretec dc-600, dc-620, premier dc-620, claxandc-601, aol photocam 1997 
VIEWCOME TopCam TC-320DSC, PRETEC DC-600 and DC-620 (Premier DC-620, Mirage DSC-6010, Claxan DC-601, AOL Photocam and Photocam Plus) - 1998.   1/4-inch 640 x 480 pixel CCD.  ISO 200.  F/4 45mm fixed-focus lens.  Shutter 1/15 to 1/10,000 second. DC-600 2MB internal storage and DC-620 8MB internal storage. Both cameras would also accept a Compact Flash memory card.  We purchased two incomplete DC-600s off eBay before obtaining one brand new in a factory sealed box for only $10.  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=141




yashica kyocera samurai 1300dg vintage digital camera 1998Yashica Kyocera Samurai 1300DG digital camera 
YASHICA-KYOCERA Samurai 1300DG - 1998.  1/3-inch 1280 x 960 pixel CCD.  ISO 100.  F/2.8  45mm - 135mm zoom lens.  Shutter 1/8 to 1/1000 second.  Click on first image for enlarged view.  See KOCERA Samurai X3.0 of 1987We believe we were the first digital camera history web site to provide a photo and information concerning this camera.

pc.watch.impress.co.jp/.../ 980623/kyocera.htm

http://www.dcviews.com/_yashica/1300.htm

http://www.photographyreview.com/product/cameras/digital-cameras/3-megapixel/yashica/samurai-1300-dg.html



kyocera samurai 2100dg vintage digital camera 1998

YASHICA / KYOCERA Samurai 2100DG - 1998. Shown in 1998, but not marketed untill 1999, the 2100DG was an upgraded version of the 1300DG. The Kyocera (Yashica) Samurai 2100DG featured a 2.14-Megapixel CCD that generated 1632 x 1232 (SuperFine or Fine mode) or 800 x 600 (Normal mode) pixel images, 1.8" color LCD and was the first 2MP digicam with a 4x optical zoom lens.

http://www.dcviews.com/_yashica/2100.htm

http://www.steves-digicams.com/2100dg.html

http://www.photographyreview.com/product/cameras/digital-cameras/3-megapixel/yashica/samurai-2100dg.html



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