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New Kodak digital camera accessories make taking and sharing great pictures even simpler

Kodak has introduced a number of digital camera accessories designed to simplify picture taking and sharing, including add-on lenses, a 6-in-1 memory card reader, table tripods, high capacity memory cards and printer dock travel kits.
For the digital photographer who wants to broaden his or her view or take more advanced shots, Kodak has introduced a 0.6x wide-angle lens and a 2.0x telephoto lens for use with EasyShare DX6340,  DX4330,  DX3600,  DX3900,  DX4900, and  LS443 cameras...

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An overview of the new and current Kodak AccessoriesROCHESTER, N.Y., May 13 -- Eastman Kodak Company today introduced a number of digital camera accessories designed to simplify picture taking and sharing, including a 6-in-1 memory card reader, travel kits, add-on lenses, and high capacity memory cards.

"Kodak is well known for making digital photography easy to use, and our newest accessories help people further enjoy that experience," said Larry Smearer, product category manager for digital camera accessories within Kodak's Digital & Applied Imaging division. "An outdoors enthusiast may want an extended zoom to capture far-off scenes. The international traveler requires various power plugs and a durable camera case. A person with multiple digital devices needs to transfer pictures and data from various memory card formats to a computer. Kodak has a full line of digital accessories to effectively meet a wide range of needs."

The Kodak 6-in-1 Card Reader (US$34.95) is designed for people who own more than one type of digital camera and other electronics devices (e.g., PDAs, mobile phones). Its four-slot design accommodates SD Card , MultiMediaCard (MMC), CompactFlash (CF), Memory Stick, SmartMedia, and Microdrive cards, making it simple to rapidly transfer data to and from a connected computer via USB High Speed (480Mb/second). The card reader is packaged with Kodak EasyShare software version 3.0 for effortless digital picture management.

The Kodak printer dock travel kit (US$49.95) makes it easy to pack and carry everything needed to take and print photos away from home. It provides room for an EasyShare printer dock, AC adapter, extra paper and dye cartridges, plus it has a detachable digital camera bag and neck strap. The kit, available in August, also includes 10 self-adhesive labels that turn favorite 4x6-inch photos into post cards that are perfect for mailing.

For the digital photographer who wants to take more advanced shots, Kodak has introduced 0.6X wide-angle (US$49.95) and 2.0X telephoto (US$59.95) lenses for use with EasyShare DX6340, DX4330, DX3600, DX3900, DX4900, and LS443 cameras. These Kodak Retinar all-glass, 37mm lenses deliver superb image quality, and quickly attach to supported cameras via a lens adapter (sold separately).

Other accessories announced include high-capacity 64MB, 128MB, and 256MB SD memory cards with a 5-year limited warranty (July availability); the Kodak EasyShare travel kit (US$39.95) containing a camera bag, Ni-MH battery pack and charger with worldwide power plugs; and the Kodak EasyShare digital camera starter kit ($19.95; August availability) that includes a camera bag, Kodak Ultima Picture Paper for inkjet printers, a tabletop tripod, and memory card carrying case.

Also introduced were 3-volt and 5-volt AC adapters (US$29.95) for EasyShare digital cameras; a LS-series camera bag (US$9.95) for EasyShare LS633, LS443, and LS420 digital cameras; and a full-size digital camera tripod (US$24.95) with carrying case.

Kodak digital accessories can be purchased at major retailers and photo specialty shops. For a listing of stores, visit www.kodak.com/go/accessories/.

The award-winning Kodak EasyShare digital photography system makes it simple for anyone to take, organize, share, and print high quality pictures. More information on Kodak EasyShare products is available at http://www.kodak.com/go/EasyShare.

Eastman Kodak Company and Infoimaging
Kodak is the leader in helping people take, share, enhance, preserve, print and enjoy pictures — for memories, for information, for entertainment. The company is a major participant in infoimaging a $385 billion industry composed of devices (digital cameras, printer docks and PDAs), infrastructure (online networks and delivery systems for images) and services & media (EasyShare software, film and paper enabling people to access, analyze and print images). Kodak harnesses its technology, market reach and a host of industry partnerships to provide innovative products and services for customers who need the information-rich content that images contain. The company, with sales in 2002 of $12.8 billion, is organized into four major businesses: Photography, providing consumers, professionals and cinematographers with digital and traditional products and services; Commercial Imaging, offering image capture, output and storage products and services to businesses and government; Components, delivering flat-panel displays, optics and sensors to original equipment manufacturers; and Health, supplying the healthcare industry with traditional and digital image capture and output products and services.

Kodak and EasyShare are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company. Eastman Kodak Company is an authorized licensee of the CompactFlash trademark.

Additional information: An overview of the new and current Kodak Accessories
May 13, 2003
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