Subject: Re: digital camera
To: Dieter Baron <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jasper Wallace <email@example.com>
Date: 02/16/2001 13:20:39
On Thu, 15 Feb 2001, Dieter Baron wrote:
> what digital cameras (still photos) are supported by NetBSD,
> preferably 1.5? What buses, adaptors, or extra devices are required
> to transfer pictures off them?
You might like to look at gphoto: http://gphoto.org/ it should probably work
If you get a camera which takes compact flash cards, the pcmcia compact
flash adaptors work just fine (well the sandisk one does for me) with
NetBSD, and i beleive that there are some usb compact flash readers
that work too...
Most cameras will work to one extent or another - one thing to check is that
the pictures they produce are in a format that there are readily avilable
tools to manipulate - come kodak cameras produce .kdc files which are
specially mangled jpegs + a tiff thumbnail...
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