Steve Thompson wrote:
>On Thursday 22 August 2002 09:33, Ian White, G3SEK wrote:
>> SLR would be nice, but you'll pay a lot for it. The LCD display on a
>> digital camera is almost as good as SLR, except that it doesn't work in
>> sunlight... so then you're back to the cheap offset viewfinder.
>Don't know if things have changed in the time since I got mine, but heavy use
>of the built in display wipes the batteries very quickly - I suspect that's
>why a lot of the other users commented on liking the SLR.
Yes, that's true - but you pay heavily for the SLR feature. In digital
cameras, SLR tends to be associated with a range of other 'professional'
features which kick the whole camera up into a much higher price range.
73 from Ian G3SEK 'In Practice' columnist for RadCom (RSGB)
Editor, 'The VHF/UHF DX Book'