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The MINOX Leica M3: Digital world novelty - Classic Meets Digital






The MINOX Leica M3: Digital world novelty - Classic Meets Digital - digital camera and photography news

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A unique synergy of digital photography and nostalgia - there is just no better way to describe this world novelty presented by the Wetzlar camera manufacturer, which will be on show for the first time at the photokina 2002. MINOX has equipped this miniaturized LEICA M3 classic camera of the fifties with a digital interior. Extravagance and outstanding precision mechanics have always belonged to the values fostered by MINOX, and which are now being transferred to the ever growing digital world.

Simple and fast to operate, meaning that the new MINOX Digital Camera Leica M3 is also ideal for beginners entering the world of digital photography and guarantees unlimited photographic fun for all with its innovative, striking looks.

With a resolution of 1.3 million pixels it is able to capture impressive images. All pictures are internally stored an can be downloaded onto a PC in a fast and easy manner using the USB cable which comes with the camera, and then processed with the provided software. The clearly laid out LCD display on the camera back presents information on the number of shots taken, at any time.

"In today's fast-moving age", says MINOX general manager, Thorsten Kortemeier, "it's good to recollect the good things of the past - and where there's a possibility to combine these with the practical advantages of the latest digital technology, this is going meet with great enthusiasm among many users."

The many details in the metal housing, which accentuate the design, make this new MINOX DCC Leica M 3 a very special item and an absolute eye-catcher among digital cameras. The exceptionally compact dimensions will make this unique digital masterpiece a constant companion, ready for action whatever the situation.

It's a MINOX - a digital one!
September 19, 2002
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