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kayeknit
03-21-2006, 10:13 AM
I've been searching forever on ebay for one, but I never seem to be the highest bidder at the end. Anyone know other places to look? I'm not that choosy, as this is my first, and I can't really spend over $75.00. Any suggestions? Thanks!

Curlykat
03-21-2006, 10:25 AM
I saw the cheapest digital camera ever the other day at the Mall of America at a store called Brookstone, I think - one of those weird, gadgety type stores. Anyway, it was a teeny tiny camera for $19.99!! Who knows what quality pic you'd get off it, but that would be my camera budget for now. :rollseyes:

knittnl
03-21-2006, 10:56 AM
I bought one of those 19.99 cameras on a whim. They are awful. Just trying to take the picture and have it somewhat centered in the photo, or actually in the photo at all is hard. The pictures are very blurry. It was so bad I threw it out.

Curlykat
03-21-2006, 11:39 AM
Yikes! Good thing I didn't buy it though. I guess I shouldn't have had very high expectations with a price point like that though!! ;)

HollyP
03-21-2006, 12:32 PM
Walmart has a few for under $80. Here is one.
http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=4268299

Jan in CA
03-21-2006, 01:18 PM
Well... I think you may be able to get something that cheap at Target or Walmart.

I do feel the need to say that everyone I know who has bought a cheap digital has been sorely disappointed. My suggestion is if that is all you can spend then put that aside and add to it so you can get a little better one next month..or whenever.