Sunday, November 29, 2009

sd1200is or sd780

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Well.... I finally lost my SD600 pictured below. I am looking for a replacement the question is should I get the SD1200 which has a few less features and costs $150 or the sd780 which is full HD video a few more features like colorswap (which I rarely used) for $200. I am inclined to get the 1200 but I guess I will wait to see what good deals come up. I think the best price on the 1200 is 150 on amazon and the 780 is $190 on newegg.

7 comments:

  1. If I were you you'd go with SD780. It has way more features than the SD1200.

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  2. The shell doesn't come apart so easily by just removing the screws. At the top, there is a catch that holds the front and back shells together. This must be depressed to release the catch. You must press the catch down by pressing a thin metal blade down in the crack between the front and back shells in line with the left edge of the viewfinder. While depressed, pull the shells apart.

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  3. IXUS 80 IS bought March 09 in Australia. The screen died two days ago - out of warranty, of course. The store said it would be over $200 to fix, so just as cheap to buy a replacement! Went home and followed your instructions on opening the case. Turned out that a cable had jiggled loose (at top left corner of screen - backlight?) Anyway, popped that back in and LCD working now. $200 in the bank!

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  4. Hey ! I'am seriously trying to find the actual screen of the Canon Power Shot SD600 I cracked the whole screen & I can't find that spare part ANYWHERE ! help?

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  5. Hats off to Mike is Bored. Following his instructions, I replaced my LCD which broke when the camera dropped my shirt pocket onto concrete. I did remove the triangle piece, saving the agony of using paper strips. Many thanks Mike, you save me from buying a new camera.

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