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Five years, 9600km later, tourist's underwater camera found

 
Bear ­ Dale
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Mar 26, 2013 06:11 |  #1

Interesting read -

http://www.smh.com.au …found-20130326-2gr6s.html (external link)


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Mar 26, 2013 08:11 |  #2

Amazing what turns up - nice of the airline to offer a flight to collect it - they could just email the card content!


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Mar 26, 2013 08:28 |  #3

Wow that's amazing, i would have guessed the camera would have sunk and never be found, but it floated and got carried by the current all the way to Asia.
She's fortunate as she gets a free visit to Taiwan.

What enclosure is that as it did a really great job on protecting the camera.


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Mar 26, 2013 08:34 |  #4

Amazing story




  
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Mar 26, 2013 09:32 |  #5

Martin Dixon wrote in post #15756799 (external link)
Amazing what turns up - nice of the airline to offer a flight to collect it - they could just email the card content!

And miss out on the chance to get millions of dollars in free advertising from news outlets jumping on the story with the added hype of her free trip?


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Mar 26, 2013 19:25 |  #6

She should send into Canon....what would they trade for it?


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Mar 26, 2013 19:39 |  #7

Acetoolguy wrote in post #15759298 (external link)
She should send into Canon....what would they trade for it?

Too bad the warranty doesn't cover water damage. Otherwise I'd actually try making a claim. What brand is that enclosure though? I'd buy one of those after hearing this.


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Mar 27, 2013 05:06 |  #8

that amazing story was on the evening news




  
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Mar 27, 2013 20:52 as a reply to  @ watt100's post |  #9

Luxornv wrote in post #15759349 (external link)
What brand is that enclosure though? I'd buy one of those after hearing this.

That is a Canon housing. I've had several over the years for both my S and G series point and shoots. They work very well.


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Mar 27, 2013 21:01 |  #10

That is one good thing about Canon OEM housings :) they have positive buoyancy. I wonder if the seals actually lasted that long and kept the water out, or if the water did get in? I didn't see anything about that in the article.


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