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Cracking open a digital camera

Vivitar ViviCam 3705

by Erik Eckel

Digital cameras are everywhere. From family vacations to office functions to holiday celebrations, digital cameras are almost always present. Just what makes these devices work? Learn how a digital camera is put together as we disassemble a common Vivitar model.

Learn how digital cameras are put together as we disassemble this 3.3 megapixel model.


Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...