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Canon A2600 Digital Camera

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16MP 5x CCD Feb 2014
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28 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of Vido.com.ua endorse this Canon digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Good Size

A few people who purchased the product considered that it was compact. Mart wrote on Amazon three years ago “Body shape is reasonably compact (98 x 56 x 20mm, weight is 135g including battery” in their review of this digital camera but despite that they only rated the product 3 stars. Mart also mentioned “Is HD720 resolution, standard for a basic compact”. Mart also said “For comparison I'd recommend looking at one of the Nikon Coolpix pocket cameras such as theNikon COOLPIX S3500 Compact Digital Camera - Black (20.1MP, 7x Optical Zoom) 2.7 inch LCD”.

One Canon A2600 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was a good body shape.

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Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Canon is one of the better rated digital camera brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Canon also has good reviews for its compact cameras.

Easy to Use

One customer considered that the Canon A2600 was easy to handle. One Canon A2600 owner who purchased the Canon A2600 reckoned that it was easy to use.

One person thought the Canon A2600 was easy to use the menus. Digitalone.com.sg wrote four years ago “Canon's new digital compact camera model come with a help button that activates a quick menu on the LCD screen, providing easy-to-understand instructions”.

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Good Quality Lens

Two customers who reviewed the Canon A2600 thought it had a good lens. Mart mentioned on Amazon “The lens starts at a good wideangle (28mm in terms of a 35mm camera”.

Two customers said in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Canon A2600 four years ago “The 16-megapixel shooter has a 5x zoom lens”. In the same month expert review site Steves-Digicams.com said “Quick TakePros5X zoom lens offers 28mm wide angle Eco mode saves battery life Affordable”.

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Reasonably Priced

A number of Canon A2600 owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good value for money. Mart wrote on Amazon “Lack of in-camera charger - the standard charger supplied is a dedicated wall plug chargerThe positives are a good lens which produces sharp images, easy handling and low price” but in spite of that they only rated this digital camera 60 out of 100. Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their Canon A2600 review on Steve's Digicams “By Eric Butterfield The Canon PowerShot A2600 is compact and affordable”.

Two Canon A2600 reviewers who bought it considered that it was cheap. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “The Canon PowerShot A2600 is a budget camera designed to be easy to use - it has a built-in help menu”. Ephotozine.com also said “For those in the market for a budget compact camera”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Expert review site Reviewed.com mentioned four years ago “However, if you're looking to grab a basic camera on the cheap” in their Canon A2600 review.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of people who reviewed it concluded that it was able to produce good images. Pcmag.com said in their review of the Canon A2600 on expert website PC Mag “Canon's compact, entry-level PowerShot A2600 is capable of producing sharp images.”.

Several people who reviewed it considered that it had a good picture resolution.

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Robust

One person who bought the Canon A2600 concluded that it was well made. Ephotozine.com said four years ago “It has decent enough image quality and a well built metal body that looks stylish in any of the colours it is available in” and rated the product 70 out of 100.

Good Support

One person reckoned that it had good technical guidance.

Nice Design

One Canon A2600 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen.

Good Video Capture

One customer who bought the Canon A2600 concluded that it was good for video recording.

Good Battery Life

One Canon A2600 reviewer concluded that it had a good battery life.

Good Product Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including the 28[pl_1877145_price], or the 4200[pl_1830640_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Canon A2600 has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The display diagonals of compact cameras that came out around the same time as the A2600 range from 1" to 4.8".

Alternative 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include the 690[pl_1280674_price], or the SAMSUNG WB850F[pl_1413690_price] both from Samsung or the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Nikon S800c[plb_1788321_price] (3.5"), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5"), or the Samsung EK-GC100[plb_2075290_price] (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on cameras of a similar type and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the XQ1[pl_1962901_price], or the X10[pl_1150_price] both from Fujifilm or the Olympus VG-180[plb_1873256_price].

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the A2600, the Canon A2600 has an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think the X10[pl_1150_price], and the FinePix AX600[pl_1735654_price] both from Fujifilm or the Panasonic DMC-FS40EF-Y[plb_1786919_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon A2600 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to look at including the D300s[pl_994_price], or the 3200[pl_1729050_price] both from Nikon or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Video[plb_1829794_price] which has better reviews.

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Has Six White Balances

The Canon A2600 has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Canon A2600 is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The photo effects "Solarisation" is also found on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Canon A2600 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of this type and age. In addition, this Canon camera have still image resolution(s)s of 3264 x 2448 and 1600 x 1200 and 4608 x 2592. Across all digital cameras of this age and type the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Canon A2600 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this Canon digital camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The Canon A2600 has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed (15 seconds) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The average slowest camera shutter speed of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 15s, and the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Canon A2600 is more than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this Canon camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon A2600 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon digital camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The worst video resolution of all cameras of a comparable spec and age to the A2600 is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many compact cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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18 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, PC Mag, techreviewsource.com and Chip.de the average expert rating of this compact camera digital camera is 67 out of 100.

Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the A2600, the Canon A2600 does not support video capability.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a video capability and we think the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the Fujifilm FinePix JZ 200[plb_1520169_price], or the Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS[plb_1658031_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the Canon A2600 does not support Full HD video.

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the A2600, the Canon A2600 does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to consider including the Samsung ST200[plb_378406_price], the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], or the Panasonic DMC-LF1[plb_1727132_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago are not 3D. The Canon A2600 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], the Samsung ST200[plb_378406_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon A2600 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the A2600 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Panasonic DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Samsung EK-GC100[plb_2075290_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the Canon A2600 is not waterproof.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

The Canon A2600 has a fairly small optical zoom (only 5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the A2600. The average optical zoom of digital cameras that came out around the same time as the A2600 is 9.3x, and the optical zooms range from 0.17x to 50x.

We compared all the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the S110[pl_1462073_price], and the IXUS 240 HS[pl_408112_price] both from Canon is also worth considering.

If this Canon digital camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the 3200[pl_1729050_price] (6x), or the Coolpix S5200[pl_1873851_price] (6x) both from Nikon or the Sony DSC-W810[plb_2109582_price] (6x) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

At only 2.8, the Canon A2600 has a very big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The maximum aperture numbers of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the A2600 range from 1.8 to 72, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.7.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The Canon A2600 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The flash modess "Flash off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Canon A2600 is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Canon digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on digital cameras of this type and age. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of only 1,600, the Canon A2600 has one of the lower ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst compact cameras of this age. Cameras of this spec and age have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 52,000.

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Only Two Number of Aspheric Elementss

Most cameras that are a comparable age to the A2600 have between 1 and 14 number of aspheric elementss, including the Canon A2600 which has two number of aspheric elementss.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Canon A2600 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the A2600. Compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have display resolution (numeric)s of between 1 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 440,000 pixels.

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Only Features Three Light Meterings

The number of light metering modes featured on the Canon A2600 is more than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most frequently featured light metering featured on digital cameras of this age and spec. The light meterings "Centre-weighted" and "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the A2600 the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 10 to 160. At 100, the Canon A2600 has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the A2600 is 26mm, and the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm. At 28 millimeters, the Canon A2600 has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the A2600.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon A2600 has one of the largest minimum aperture numbers (6.9) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average minimum aperture number of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the A2600 is 3.2.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon A2600

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Canon released the A2600.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Canon A2600 has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the A2600.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16MP digital cameras currently available including the Nikon 6300[plb_1280891_price], the Canon A2300[plb_1484680_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Lumix DMC-FZ60[pl_2384424_price] (16.1MP), or the DMC-TZ35[pl_1974789_price] (16.1MP) both from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon A2600 has a fairly standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the A2600.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras and we think the PowerShot SX220 HS[pl_1206_price], and the PowerShot ELPH 115 HS[pl_796910_price] both from Canon or the Nikon 26[plb_1280883_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the G5WP[pl_1772971_price] (4.5x), or the G3WP[pl_1772968_price] (4.5x) both from GE or the HP P550[plb_1609839_price] (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The Canon A2600 has a relatively average weight (135 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 135g cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the IXUS 125 HS[pl_1329985_price], or the Powershot A3500 IS[pl_1476759_price] both from Canon or the Samsung ST100[plb_1426104_price].

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Stabilizer Location
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
External Flash Connector
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Face Detection
Compatible Operating Systems

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Expert Reviews

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19 September 2013

Let's face it: For under $150, you're not going to be getting a camera that stays in your family from generation to generation. However, if you're looking to grab a basic camera on the cheap, the...

12 August 2013

For those in the market for a budget compact camera, the Canon PowerShot A2600 is going to appeal. Available for just £80, it has decent enough image quality and a well built metal body that...

30 April 2013

By Eric Butterfield The Canon PowerShot A2600 is compact and affordable, and offers a basic set of features for beginners. At just 0.8 inch thick, it slips into a shirt or coat pocket easily, and...

16 April 2013

This is a most unusual compact camera - it is palm-sized, square-shaped and has no buttons. User control is through two rings around the lens - for zoom and shutter functions.Given its design,... Read more…

4 April 2013

Canon's compact, entry-level PowerShot A2600 is capable of producing sharp images, but image quality suffers in lower light. It'll only cost you $150, but it's not the best value you'll find...

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The Canon Powershot A series is a line of budget cameras first introduced in 1998 with the A5 (a 1 megapixel fixed lens model) progressing through to more feature-laden models in the range.Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon psa2600, canon 8159b001, canon 8157b001, canon 8161b001, canon psa2600p, canon 8160b001, canon psa2600pk, canon canon8160b001
Barcodes 00013803211702, 00013803211719, 00013803212846, 00013803212860, 00013803212884, 00115970995536, 00115970995574, 00115970995581, 00115970995604, 00132017593685, 00132017593715, 00138032117028, 00138032117196, 00138032128468, 00138032128604, 00138032128840, 00151903531853, 00151903531952, 00163120770298, 00163120770311, 00182682376199, 00182682376236, 00182682376267, 00714574596914, 00714574596921, 04960999970905, 04960999971834, 04960999971889, 08714574596914, 08714574596921

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