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In article <cShxd.313$L7.254@trnddc05>, peter <email@example.com> writes
>Is there a compact model that has wide angle (28mm equiv) and uses AA
>For some reason, canon makes cameras with 28mm wide angle (S60, S70, Pro1)
>and they also make cameras that use AA batteries (A series), but they don't
>have one camera with both features.
>Even though there are hundreds of digital cameras to choose from, it is hard
>to find what I want. I wish digital cameras can be customized like ordering
If you are prepared to compromise slightly on the 28mm requirement you
could purchase a used Kodak DC-280 which has a 30-60mm 2x zoom and runs
on 4x AA. These cameras are 2Megapix but got good reviews for image
quality and are now relatively inexpensive.