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80000 snaps I have seen many times on forums that a certain has 50000 snaps and is still going strong, or that another camera has not yet reached 80000 snaps. what does this mean? does a digital camera die after a certain number of shots? is there a maintenance period?

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Re: 80000 snaps

I would think it implies the camera / flash / whatever is still functioning after that many operations (pictures)... of course everything wears out eventually, film, digital cameras and flash too. In this year I may hit 15,000 pictures with my FZ10... I expect the mechanical (zoom, doors, buttons & switches) will last several years. My vivitar 283 flash units may hit 2,000 flashes this year.

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