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Kodak DCS-560

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the color. The lens and flash get critical reviews, and there are some mixed comments about the performance.

color

portability, value for money, screen, flash, lens

On average, users rate this product 87/100.

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Kodak DCS560

 

I bought one of these in late 2009, mainly out of curiousity. I've owned and reviewed most of Kodak's earlier DCS models - you can see my opinions on this very site, under the entries for the DCS 420, DCS 460, and DCS 520 - and I wanted to see how the...

It has an APS-H sensor, so finding ultrawide lenses is tricky. The ultrawide 17-40mm becomes a merely wide 22-52mm albeit that it is then sharp across the frame at all settings rather than being blurry in the 17mm corners ; The batteries are still...

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Owners Opinion: Kodak DCS560 (James L Wilson, 17 Apr 02)

 

As evidenced on we have posted over 20,000 images on-line from this particular Camera. The image quality and Color represent outstanding results, particularly for equipment designed/produced in 1998/1999, although presently discontinued. We have...

Over the past 5 years this Kodak-560 camera had to be returned to KODAK twice, (had a 3 year service policy) firstly for a defective computer processor board, 2nd, for a new Imager, because of many dead pixels. All is fine now ; It is really a shame...

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Owners Opinion: Kodak DCS560 (Peter Dobbyn, 8 Feb 01)

 

Images tend to be a bit red , especially portraits . using my current firmware the images all still need a sharpen filter once imported into photoshop. Excellent for product photography which is mainly what it is used for.

Inability to take large amounts of seqence shots due to ; slowness of the drive card

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Owners Opinion: Kodak DCS560 (Timo Ripatti, 24 Oct 00)

 

Equals in image quality with the two digital camera backs I've tested so far - MegaVision and PhaseOne. One feature I favor is the superb portability, just like shooting with any handheld camera which has an electronic white balance...

The software doesn't give too many choices to the photographer when the raw data needs to be "developed". I'd like to use Levels and Curves with the 12-bit image before taking it to Photoshop in 16-bit mode

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Owners Opinion: Kodak DCS560 (Sven Betzold, 30 Aug 00)

 

With each firmware update the image quality gets better and better. An excellent camera body... thanks Canon.

The fire-wire slut has been changed due to malfunction. Images a still a little bit to red

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