[ale] OT: One-time use digital cameras

Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
Wed Feb 18 09:22:19 EST 2004

Chris Fowler wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-02-14 at 12:00, William Bagwell wrote:
>>On Saturday 14 February 2004 11:09 am, Chris Fowler wrote:
>>>I was at Wolf Camera and they are now selling one-time use digital
>>>cameras.  You take the pictures then they develop them.  The do not
>>>have a port on them.  I assume one is on the inside.  Has anyone
>>>figured out how to suck the images off?
>>My recollection of this /. article, is that it was *way* more trouble than 
>>it's worth.
>>YMMV Have fun:-)
> There is now ghpoto2 support for this camera.  You do not have to wait
> 10 hours anymore.  You get instant gratification.  
> I've got my usb cable soldered onto the gold leads and I'm grabbing
> pictures.  It works great.  I'm waiting on some solder type USB-B
> connectors to arrive because I plan on installing a connector in the
> case.  Should look really cool when I'm done.  Might even add some LEDs
> for link and traffic then finally give the case a nice glossy yellow or
> red finish.

Some people just have entirely too much time on their hands... ;)

Until later, Geoffrey                     Registered Linux User #108567
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