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Im looking to upgrade my little digital camera that has given me some surprisingly good pictures in the past. I have used the S5700 at work and at college and I like the look and feel of it, im really interested now I found them on eBay for 80.

Main things I am looking for though is the zoom which I know is 10x, a heck of a lot better than my digital cameras 4x, and manual exposure settings.

Which brings me to a question... Does anyone have this camera? Can you tell me what the maximum manual exposure setting is? My current digital camera can only take 8 second exposures which is not good enough to capture many stars or anything.


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http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/spec...nepixs5700.asp

Based on this it seems 4sec is max shutter time. Seems bit low IMO, would expect up to bulb...
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I have decided to go for a Canon PowerShot SX110, it has the 10x optical zoom and has 15 second exposures which is good enough for me. Should be able to capture some stars with 15 seconds compared to the 8 seconds I have now.
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Great choice! Canon is always a good bet. Been shooting with a d-slr canon a while now, love it, great lens choice and quality etc.
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