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Rest in peace Kodak

 
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Feb 10, 2012 05:45 |  #1

So Kodak completely pulled out of the digital camera business? Shame, they make some excellent point and shoots and it was their bridge camera that bought me to Canon.


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Feb 10, 2012 08:45 |  #2

ian_socool wrote in post #13861081 (external link)
So Kodak completely pulled out of the digital camera business? Shame, they make some excellent point and shoots and it was their bridge camera that bought me to Canon.

You think they made excellent P&S?

They started the digital camera revolution but they're certainly not known for "excellent" P&S.

When it comes to P&S, Kodak probably would be one of my last option.....

If they did, they would still be in business. (Of course, this wasn't the only factor why they're bankrupt and pulling out of digital cameras)


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Feb 10, 2012 10:49 |  #3

goodnight sweet prince




  
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Feb 10, 2012 10:53 |  #4

ectchrome panorex on and on great filrms papers and chemicals back in the day. I am sad


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Feb 10, 2012 11:53 |  #5

They were dead a long time ago, this is just the formalities. Sad, but inevitable.


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Feb 10, 2012 11:57 |  #6

ian_socool wrote in post #13861081 (external link)
So Kodak completely pulled out of the digital camera business? Shame, they make some excellent point and shoots and it was their bridge camera that bought me to Canon.

No they didn't


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Feb 10, 2012 13:41 |  #7

Tylers Mom wrote in post #13862749 (external link)
=Tyler's Mom;13862749]No they didn't

In my opinion, dollar for dollar, they made a great P&S. I bought my daughter C series (c182) camera at Microcenter a few years ago for under $60.00 and it had so many features and takes great pics. I had a Powershot A320/A400 and A430 all fail on me within 2 years with the same exact problem. Lines in the pics due to a sensor gone bad. The Kodak has held up. Again, it's my experience and subjective. Still sad to see the pioneers could not keep up.


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Feb 10, 2012 13:45 |  #8

I started on a 2.0 EasyShare Cx4230...good time. RIP


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Feb 10, 2012 19:16 |  #9

ian_socool wrote in post #13861081 (external link)
So Kodak completely pulled out of the digital camera business? Shame, they make some excellent point and shoots and it was their bridge camera that bought me to Canon.

They MADE some good cameras in the late 90s, early 2000s. The crap they were spewing out the past 4 years has all been landfill fodder.


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Apr 16, 2012 12:35 |  #10

When I was a kid I had a Kodak disc camera. Took horrible photos but it fit in my pocket. I live in Rochester and it has been weird to watch the slow spiral down. They used to be the largest employer by a longshot. I don't see how they can continue as a business.




  
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Apr 19, 2012 05:41 |  #11

karlosmd wrote in post #14275169 (external link)
When I was a kid I had a Kodak disc camera. Took horrible photos but it fit in my pocket. I live in Rochester and it has been weird to watch the slow spiral down. They used to be the largest employer by a longshot. I don't see how they can continue as a business.

At some point everyone had Kodak, it is sad to see the manufacturing shift to other countries




  
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Apr 19, 2012 06:04 |  #12

I have a box brownie :)


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Apr 19, 2012 06:32 as a reply to  @ Desertraptor's post |  #13

I toured the plant and the grounds when I was 8, in 1973...

My first experience with an industrial setting and let me tell you I was AMAZED!

KODACHROME 25 & 64....... oh how I loved them even if I didn't have a projection system to show them....




  
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Apr 19, 2012 11:53 |  #14

Desertraptor wrote in post #14291423 (external link)
I have a box brownie :)

some of those old brownies are still worth ............... $5




  
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Apr 19, 2012 12:10 |  #15

My first camera was a Kodak Instamatic (external link).
I almost bought one of their digital when I was starting out.. they had something like a docking station that I thought looked like a good idea.


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