Linux friendly cameras

Jamon Camisso jamon.camisso-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at
Thu Dec 18 17:43:03 UTC 2008

Christopher Browne wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 12:10 PM, Stephen <stephen-d-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at> wrote:
>> You should never connect a camera directly to a computer. (Unless you are
>> doing wireless while you shoot, of course).
> When cameras did the "bad old days" thing of implementing custom USB
> interfacing to do all sorts of wacky things, I'd agree.
> If the camera implements the USB Storage interface, so you can mount
> it and see its storage as a set of filesystems, then it seems to me
> that "never" was a bit too long a timeframe...

Any cable I've used with a camera has a ferrite core, so no worries
there (unless there's bad voltage or data being transferred?). That and
my USB card reader can't read my 4gb fat16 formatted SD cards.. Any
recommendations there?

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