Kodak DC215

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Kodak DC215
Kodak DC215 1055.JPG
Sensor CCD
Maximum resolution 1 megapixel (1152 x 864 image resolution)
Lens 29 to 58 mm (equivalent to 35mm camera), 4.4 to 8.8 mm (actual), 2x Optical Zoom and Macro mode
Flash Internal. Wide : 1.6 to 9.84 ft (0.5 to 3.0 m)
TelePhoto : 3.2 ft to 8.8 ft (1.0 to 2.7 m). Auto, Fill-In, Off
Shutter speed range 1/2s - 1/362s
Metering modes Center-weighted average
Focus areas 3 presets: 0.2m (Macro), 0.5m to infinity (Wide), 1.0m to infinity (Telephoto)
Viewfinder Optical, LCD
ASA/ISO range 140 (-2.0 to 2.0 EV in 0.5 EV steps)
Custom WB Auto + 3 presets
Rear LCD monitor 1.8" TFT
Storage CompactFlash I
Battery Four AA battery
Dimensions 115 x 43.3 x 67.5 mm, 4.5 x 1.7 x 2.7 inch
Weight 10.6 oz. (303 g) without batteries
Made in  Japan

The Kodak DC215 is a discontinued model of digital camera produced in Japan by the Eastman Kodak Company. This model does not have internal memory (only CompactFlash I cards), but a 4MB card is supplied with the camera. The camera has a 1 Megapixel sensor, a fixed focus lens with 2x optical zoom (F/4 wide, F/4.8 telephoto) and macro-setting and a built-in flash. The viewfinder is optical, it is possible to use the 1.8" rear LCD monitor as viewfinder ("Preview mode"), though Kodak does not recommend that due to high battery consumption. There was also a "Millennium Edition" which had a gold rather than silver case and came with some additional accessories.

The Kodak DC215 had a notorious problem with its battery compartment. This compartment, which takes in 4 AA batteries, is made of plastic and breaks easily. People usually resorted to makeshift solutions such as using rubber bands or duct tape to work around this common problem


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