Kodak 16MP Digital Camera w/ 5x Opt Zoom


#1

#2

$49 at Walmart.

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#3

could be a good camera to have on hand that you don’t mind loosing. i wouldn’t mind taking it from you, either…it’s pretty sleek.

but for the touted functionalities, aside from the physical zoom and the whole “camera” look…i’d opt for a sony bloggie…and incarnation should do.


#4

Cnet user reviews:

retrevo page:
http://www.retrevo.com/s/Kodak-C1550-Digital-Cameras-review-manual/id/23955bh837/t/1-2/

Best buy reviews:
http://reviews.bestbuy.com/3545/2794217/kodak-easyshare-c1550-16-0-megapixel-digital-camera-silver-reviews/reviews.htm

284 reviews at Walmart:

video:
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unboxing
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video test:
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user guide:

Good night


#5

Same price as on the mothership… 74.99 with “free super saver shipping”


#6

Anyone know if it has a picture burst setting? I have to be able to hold the shutter down, have the camera take continuous shots for as long as I’m holding it. Otherwise I’d never get a good picture of my autistic 4 year old speedball.

I love my Canon Power-shot but this might be a good one to heave as a back up (Canon is currently being repaired and its absence hurts me.)


#7

One more entry.
It’s a third party distributor (Electronics Club), so Woot’s not likely going to lower the price in comparison (but we’ll see):
http://www.amazon.com/Kodak-C1550BLU-Easyshare-C1550-Blue/dp/B0050I56A6


#8

Here’s the manual and I see a section “Using burst”.

Hope that helps.


#9

You need a DSLR for the kind of shots you want to take. Neither the focusing system nor the buffer are set up for that kind of photography. It’s like the difference between a film camera motor drive and a simple film winder.

Your repeated shots may not “burst” fast enough and the shutter speed certainly will not be fast enough to stop action in anything other than bright light.


#10

Folks, this is a 70-buck camera. No magic fairly dust here.

OK for snapshots, but not for extreme shooting, indoors “gym” action shots, low light hand-held work, etc.

You get what you pay for and you need to get the right tool for the job if you want to push the envelope.


#11

I own the 12 MP version of the same camera & I really love it. It’s small, zoom works great & the screen is excelant. I say for the price ya can’t beat it.


#12

I bought one at Walmart & it was junk! Everytime I put a sd card in it the camera would shut off! And it’s not the first Kodak camera I had that was junk! So needless to say I won’t buy Kodak cameras!


#13

Amazon = $99.99

Ebay = 79.99
http://www.ebay.com/ctg/Kodak-EASYSHARE-C1550-16-0-MP-Digital-Camera-Blue-/108972211

All above new in box. Found Referb for, $64.50

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Kodak-EASYSHARE-C1550-16-0-MP-Digital-Camera-Blue-/280996927290?pt=Digital_Cameras&hash=item416cb8d73a

So Woot price is right if you like and want this camera. Here are 79 reviews to help you decide for yourself.

http://www.ebay.com/ctg/Kodak-EASYSHARE-C1550-16-0-MP-Digital-Camera-Blue-/108972211#pbe-rvws


#14

It is what it is, a snap shot point and shoot. It was never intended to push the envelope. I have filters for my SLR lens’s that cost as much as this camera but I still own and use a point and shoot too. You are right about indoor action shots but even a $600 camera body with a $400 zoom is not going to work with the pop up flash on that body. But for snap shots of the kids birthday party to outside scenes, these things have a place and they work well for what they are. Some jobs can be done with a hoe, some need a backhoe. Two entirely different tools for two entirely different jobs.


#15

THAT is exactly my point. Many very casual photographers equate “digital” with “magic.” Ain’t so!
They seem to think that a digital camera for under $100 can do all kinds of action and tele shots that they NEVER would have tried with a similar film camera. Hence, they must expect these cameras to be infused with magic fairy dust to have them do the impossible.


#16

That “junk” is a safety item, as you are NOT supposed to insert or remove a card with the camera on! RTFM.


#17

Everybody can give huge discounts when they do not have the product available. Of course, that is the first step in the old ‘bait and switch’. lol