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|| News Item: Posted 2006-05-29

Early Summer Specials from Samy's Camera
By Louis Feldman

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The new MacBook
Samy's Camera is the photographer's one-stop-shopping destination … cameras, lighting, bags and cases plus all of your computer and digital needs.

Here are just a few items to consider on Memorial Day … the kick-off to summer:

Apple just announced its new laptop, the MacBook. This looks like a Road Warrior's dream machine … speedy, small and very cool looking (especially with the configuration with the black case!). This new laptop replaces the very popular iBook and features:
• 1.83GHz or 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo
• 13.3-inch (diagonal) TFT glossy widescreen display
• Apple Remote with Front Row
• Up to 2GB RAM
• Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
• Slot-loading optical drive
• Up to 120GB hard drive
• Built-in AirPort Extreme wireless
• Analog and digital audio in and out
• FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 ports
• Comes with iLife '06, Mac OS X Tiger
Call Samy's Camera for details on configuration options and pricing!

LaCie d2 Extreme Hard Drives come in several capacities and features:
• Speedy! 800Mbits/s per bus and up to 64MB/s
• FireWire 800, FireWire 400, Hi-Speed USB 2.0
• Triple interface: FireWire 800, FireWire 400, Hi-Speed USB 2.0
•50% faster than 1st generation FireWire 800 drives
If you are looking for fast, reliable and affordable storage, LaCie and Samy's Camera has the answer.

Canon recently announced the imagePROGRAF iPF5000 17" printer, its all-new next generation pigment ink printer. This extraordinary printer ties in the new LUCIA pigment ink with innovative hardware to produce brilliant eye-catching output that's ready in minutes. The 12-color pigment ink system provides superior color stability and print longevity while dramatically expanding the color gamut. With the combination of the two gray and two black inks, the iPF5000 produces crisp, neutral monochrome output. The iPF5000 features:
•12 Color Pigment Ink System,
• Automatic Switching Between Black Inks
• New Print Head System
• Multiple Media Options
• Borderless Printing
• Non-firing Detection and Compensation Function
Call for pricing and availability.

Don't forget memory! Samy's Camera has great pricing on the top brands of compact flash and SD memory cards is all of the popular sizes (1gb all the way to 8gb)… SanDisk, Lexar and the new cool cards from Hoodman. Call Samy's or order on-line for great savings.

Father's Day is just a few weeks off … are you looking for a few ideas? Samy's has just what Photo Dad would want to put in his camera bag…
• Apple iPod … from the tiny Nano to the iPod video
• Think Tank Photo … Pro Modulus system components, Airport Addicted backpack and the VERY popular Airport Security roller
• Canon ZR100 Digital Camcorder Kit (check our website now for a great price!)
• Domke PhoTOGS vest or jacket
• GPS units from Garmin and Magellan
• Pocket Wizard Plus and MultiMax radio triggers
• Epson's very cool P4000 80gb digital storage unit

Remember that Samy's Camera is the largest photographic rental house in Southern California and we have stores in Los Angeles (Fairfax main store), Pasadena, Santa Barbara, Venice and Orange County.

(Contact Samy's Camera in Los Angeles by calling (323) 938-2420 and ask for an industrial sales representative. Also check out Samy's Specials on or Samy's web site at:

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