A&P Looking for a 3-4MP rugged, dirt and water resistant digital camera.

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  1. Loopy

    Loopy What do you think happens when you get too far fro

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    I need a camera that will hold up to the outdoors. Something I can cram into my pack and compress down tight, something I can toss in my pants pocket and scrape up against rocks or wade through streams, and something that I can put my dirty backcountry hands all over and rinse off easily.

    All I have been able to find that might fit the bill is the Pentax OptioWR series and the Sony DSC-U series. The Pentax line seems to have a reputation for taking fuzzy images, and the Sonys are all 2MP. I also found the Konica DG-3Z, which looks like the best of the bunch, but it is not available in the US.

    Does anyone know of a camera that may meet these requirements?
     
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    OptioWR is the way to go. The only problem with that camera is that it's a bit touch to hold... because has no molded grip, but same is true for most small sized packet came anyways.

    Another advantage/disadvantage is that it uses AA battery, personally I think that's a pro. Easy to find power source. The new OptioWR43 looks real good and I am thinking about getting it as my party cam.
     
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    Olympus Stylus 300 or 400 or 410.
    Weather resistant, can have 1 liter of water dumped on it per minute, good quality lens, small metal body, lithium ion battery etc. They're some of the best selling series, besides the Canon A series and up there with the coolpix overall, so accessories are easy to find. XD emory is a bit more expensive, but it writes and eads faster than the other memories.
     

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