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[Monday 4th July 2005 at 2:21 pm]
Thomas

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I have just managed to crash my digital camera.
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[User Picture]From: olego
Monday 4th July 2005 at 5:51 pm (UTC)
*applauds* How??
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Monday 4th July 2005 at 7:24 pm (UTC)
I think the battery was flat in *exactly* the right way to cause it. The LCD viewfinder was updating the image only, and not the exposure/arpeture, and none of the controls did anything. I had to actually take the battery out!

(and of course when I switched it back in it then got rather unhappy about the lens not having been retracted and made some nasty gear-clunking noises for a bit. Seems fine now)

I'm not sure if there's any electronic gizmos left that I haven't crashed or wedged in some way. I've manged to wedge my cellphone as well, and a Belkin KVM switch (no suprise there).
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[User Picture]From: pleaseremove
Monday 4th July 2005 at 7:55 pm (UTC)
i am in great awe of my phone. it is the only thing (other than the tv) that i can think of that i havnt crashed. the one that impressed me the most was the first time i used a linux machine...at the time i thought of it as the OS that doesnt crash...it took me about a min.

i seem to crash my camera all the time (although have yet to manage the SLR... :P). i just the battery out, put it down and forget about it...until i next need it.
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[User Picture]From: ricold
Tuesday 5th July 2005 at 12:52 am (UTC)
"other than the tv"

Give BoggyB time....
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