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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







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




TOYMAX WWF Slam Cam (Model 59698) - 1998.  Marketed 1999.  CMOS imager 160 x 120 pixels.  .1MB internal storage.  Enclosed software allowed users to place heads onto famous wrestlers and make prints in various formats.  To access the Slam Cam CD-ROM  (Photo Suite and MGI software), required Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT 4.0.  9 volt battery.


https://www.digitalkameramuseum.de/en/cameras/item/toymax-wwf-slam-cam

http://wrestlecrap.com/sbt/someone-bought-this-wwf-slam-cam/


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




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXc18wHqk94


 

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.

https://www.digitalkameramuseum.de/en/cameras/item/viewcome-topcam-tc-320dsc



VIVITAR VIVICAM 3610 - 1998.  800 x 600 pixels.  320 x 240 video. 2X Zoom.  Shutter 1 to 1.500 sec.  ISO 100.  Lens fixed focus.  System Windows 98 or higher.  Like the Lane MDC-10 and MACAT MDC-10, this camera was produced in China and the CDs that accompany it have materials dated December 2000, but the warranty is dated March 1999.  As with those two cameras, it is probable that this camera has been sold under a variety of brand names over time. 

https://www.cnet.com/products/vivitar-vivicam-3610-digital-camera-series/

http://old-digitalcameras.com/MorePicts/MP108.htm


 

VIVITAR VIVICAM 2775 (Polaroid PDC-640, Agfa 780, Kinon DC-33, Seagull DC-33, iCatch VGA) - 1998-2000Seagull of China is credited with being the OEM (original equipment manufacturer) for all these cameras which were pretty much alike except for minor variations in resolution, shutter speed, etc.  640 x 480 pixels.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gm03VnnmhEg

https://www.digitalkameramuseum.de/en/oem#Year1998


https://camerapedia.fandom.com/wiki/Vivitar

https://forum.xitek.com/thread-632401-1-1-1.html

http://www.dcviews.com/cameras/polaroid_view.htm

http://www.cnet.com/products/agfa-ephoto-780-digital-camera-series/



VTECH PHUSION 80-39700 - 1998.  Fandom shows the Phusion as a 1998 product, but may not have been actually marketed until 2000.  The Phusion is a PDA (personal digital assistant) designed for the younger generation, but is very sophisticated all the same and includes a digital camera that rotates 180 degrees and takes photos in four levels of gray scale. The manual is 114 pages in length and might be somewhat off-putting to some in the older generation. Imager: 160 x 120 pixels.  The Phusion uses a 16-bit processor with 2MB of memory plus an additional 1MB of flash memory for picture storage. Controls and data entry consists of six function buttons and a small PTF keyboard activated with a self contained stylus. The organizer includes a spell checker, foreign language translators, and is PC 9-pin serial connectable using specialized Vtech PC Link software that only runs in Windows 95 and 98.

https://toys.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_VTech_Toys

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXc18wHqk94


 

XIRLINK C-it VIDEO PC CAMERA EVP525, EVP510/710 - 1998.  The C-it used the Microsoft operating system to provide users with plug and play functionality at 30 frames per second at 352 x 288 pixels (video) or 704 x 576 pixels (still image) for sending video messages and editing photos with ArcSoft software.   An adjustable lens for close-up to infinity, full screen viewing ability, enhanced 704x576 formats for still images, +/-20 0 tilt by 100 degree swivel movement, & built-in compression engine. Supports Direct Draw graphic cards & stores in BMP & AVI w/3D graphical user interface. Offers C-it(TM) Mail w/highly compressed files, selectable frame rate from 10-30 fps, & simple user interface. Views in color.  The EVP710 was a black version of the EVP510.  The CD manuals for the 710 and 525 are both dated October 1998.  Specs for both cameras appear to be the same, thus it is unclear which camera was marketed first or why there were two models.  The EVP525 had an MSRP of $98.98.

https://news.microsoft.com/1998/06/25/c-it-digital-video-pc-camera-takes-advantage-of-usb-support-for-in-windows-98/

https://www.qvc.com/Xirlink-C-it-XVP510-PC-Camera-with-C-it-Mail.product.E80555.html

https://www.cnet.com/products/xirlink-c-it-pc-camera-xvp510-digital-video-camera/




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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