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Kodak DCS 330

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the portability and battery are on the whole positive. The flash and color also get good feedback, but many are negative about the software and value for money.

color, flash, battery, portability

value for money, software

On average, users rate this product 86/100.

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Kodak DCS 330


Several people still have a caveat attached to the old Kodak DCS series cameras. In truth the only one that would actually be useful today is the DCS-14n; all the rest are veritable antiques.

Can be used today with little modification ; Takes AA batteries in a tray ; Can use a compact flash or SD card in a PCMCIA adapter ; Can, under the right conditions and with post processing, take good photos

Simply obsolete. 3 megapixels is the bare minimum for any use today ; Can do jpegs if you don't mind the background processing, but requires the Kodak DCS software to process the proprietary TIFF files ; Is very slow, much more than the DCS-315 ; Max...

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Kodak DCS 330


Consumer review by:

Kodak DCS 330


The Kodak DCS 330 Professional Camera produces one of the finest images available in a professional level camera. In my role as product manager for integrating digital cameras into complete photographic systems, I have found the 330 to consistantly...

Sharpness. I received the beta camera to test and the camera was actually too sharp. In the release of the camera it was fined tuned to perfection. The degree of sharpness is one of the determining factors in determining how much the image may be...

Limitied ISO of 125-400. This limits the camera's ability in low lite conditions. Indoor events under mercury vapor lighting where no flash photography is allowed is not feasible.Nikon Pronea Camera body. Not very rugged.Compressed proprietary TIFF. ...


Expert review by:

Kodak Professional DCS 330


Eastman Kodak's DCS 330 isn't for everyone, which its relatively high price ensures. Instead, it's aimed at professionals seeking Nikon-lens compatibility and Kodak's digital-imaging technology at a cost lower than Kodak's pro models.

Product Specifications

Kodak has invested years of research and development perfecting digital photography. Kodak cameras offer stronger security, greater flexibility, and better image quality than ever before. You get unmatched quality, versatility, and value from every camera in the DCS portfolio. Kodak doesn't offer you one camera and say it works for everything - it gives you a choice of cameras that are suited to your specific applications and requirements. Kodak Professional DCS digital cameras let you focus on photography, while Kodak focuses on the technology - and you. This Kodak Professional DCS 330 portable camera system combines features and body of the Nikon Pronea 6i camera with digital camera features developed by Kodak. Your camera, which integrates Nikon SLR functionality with Kodak digital camera technology, provides a rich set of features that allows you to capture images of the highest quality. DCS 330 delivers outstanding images and outstanding value.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Supported Battery Form Factor:AA

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Pop-up flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:SLR
Supported Flash Memory:PC Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.8in
Diagonal Size (metric):4.6cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Close-up / Hyperfocal / Landscape / Portrait mode / Silhouette / Sports mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:PC Card


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Kodak DCS

Lens System

Lens for SD:Body only
Type: None



Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:13.5 x 18.1mm
Optical Sensor Size (metric):13.5 x 18.1 mm
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:3Megapixel

Optical Viewfinder

Type:Fixed eye-level pentaprism

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

ISO (Max):400
Light Sensitivity:ISO 125 / ISO 200 / ISO 400
Still Image Format:TIFF
Type:Digital camera


Viewfinder Type:Optical