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06-27-2007, 08:11 AM   #16
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Could I, for example, take it swimming with me?
If you want to take underwater photos, get one of the compact and waterproof Optio cameras. The K10D is weatherproof, not waterproof. The same goes for the future DA* zooms. Zooming and the unsealed gap between the lens and the camera mount would cause leaks underwater


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A mate of mine he can take his Nikon something (can't remember what it is) diving with him without a waterproof case.
That's probably a Nikonos. If you want an honest-to-God waterproof camera, that's it. I think they're good down to several hundred feet. I picked one up at a pawnshop a number of years ago. The shop was going out of business and they had marked everything down 40%. I spotted something orange peeking out from the back of a bunch of point and shoot cameras, so I asked the clerk if I could take a look at that camera. It turned out to be a Nikonos V and the store just thought it was another, rather large, point and shoot. Naturally, I scooped it up.
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Could I, for example, take it swimming with me?
If you can teach a K10D to swim, of course you can - unless there is a "No K10D Swimming Allowed" sign in the vicinity......

I am assuming, of course, you will not be expecting to use the camera for taking photos after this.

Let me know how you go....
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It also handles lava and brimstone pretty bad. Maybe the follow up will be better.
I wouldn’t go below 1000 feet with it, or 300 meters.
Seriously if you want to use a camera for diving, invest in a dive box for it. I suspect your friend has been pulling your leg. Or maybe it is an underwater camera.

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I also heard you have to stay out of pools that detect urine through chlorination with the K10 unless you want to be misunderstood by onlookers, something to do with the batteries i think??
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