Kodak DC260 Zoom (1998)

The Kodak DC260 Zoom offered 3X optical plus 2X digital zoom lens to capture enough detail for photo-realistic 8x10 inch pictures with exceptional color and sharpness. It was announced 1998-05-20. Additional features included multi-picture burst capture, time lapse, flash sync and audio recording. The Kodak DC260 camera can be customized to perform a specific series of functions, using special scripts.

The main features were:

  • Megapixel (1152 x 864 pixels) image quality
  • Built-in automatic flash
  • 2X focus-free zoom lens with additional 2X digital zoom
  • 2" color LCD for framing close-ups and reviewing pictures
  • Burst capture of up to 8 pictures
  • Time lapse for capturing images at pre-defined intervals
  • FLASHPOINT DIGITA based scripting for automating functions
  • 8 MB KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Picture Card
  • Finished file capability: output JPEG (EXIF) or FLASHPIX files directly
The DC260 was not exactly a lightweight. The Kodak DC260 was the first Kodak camera to adopt the Digita scripting technology.
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Specifications

  • Brand: Kodak
  • Model: DC260 Zoom
  • First mentioned: 1998
  • Marketed: yes
  • MSRP: $999
  • Imager Type: 1.6MP 1/2" CCD
  • Resolution: 1536x1024
  • Internal Storage: -
  • External Storage: Compact Flash
  • Lens: Kodak Ektanar lens
  • Shutter: 1/4s - 1/400s
  • Aperture Range: F4.7 - F22 (tele) / F3.0 - F14 (wide)
  • LCD screen size: 2" LCD
  • Size: 118 x 106 x 57mm
  • Weight: 525 gr.
  • Remarks: -

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