Thursday, January 29, 2009

Nikon D700 DSLR

Nikon D700 Features:
Nikon's original 12.1-megapixel FX-format (23.9 x 36mm) CMOS sensor: Teamed with Nikon's exclusive EXPEED digital image processing, the D700 delivers breathtakingly rich image quality.

Broad ISO sensitivity up to 6400 and incredibly low noise: Super low-noise performance from 200-6400 ISO, with the added versatility of Lo-1 (100 ISO) Hi-1 (12,800 ISO) and Hi-2 (25,600 ISO).

Continuous shooting up to 5 frames per second: Shoot at up to 8 frames per second with the optional MB-D10 Multi-power Battery Pack.

Three-Inch, super-density 920,000-dot VGA color monitor: High resolution with
170-degree wide-angle viewing, calibrated color and tempered-glass protection assure confident image review.

Two Live View shooting modes: Choose from hand-held or tripod modes to suit shooting requirements.

Rugged magnesium-alloy construction: Along with extensive dust and moisture protection and a durable shutter mechanism tested to 150,000 cycles, the D700 merges pro D-SLR performance with expanded agility.

Fast, accurate 51-point AF with 3D Focus Tracking: Exacting autofocus precision, plus three Dynamic AF modes.

Dynamic Integrated Dust Reduction System: Effective quad-frequency, ultrasonic sensor cleaning minimizes image degrading dust particles.

1,005-Pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II: Legendary Nikon exposure accuracy aided by an onboard database of over 30,000 images.

Nikon's exclusive Scene Recognition System: SRS further extends auto-exposure intelligence while also advancing white-balance detection and autofocus performance.

Nikon Picture Control settings: Advanced color control with 9 customizable settings and 4 preset options allow fine tuning of image appearance preferences.

Active D-Lighting with NEW Auto mode: Unique three-phase dynamic control to capture previously lost details in shadows and highlights while maintaining normalized contrast.

Nikon D700 Specifications
Price (body only) • US: $ 2999
• UK: £ 1999
• EU: € 2599
Body material Magnesium alloy
Sensor • 36 x 23.9 mm CMOS sensor
• FX format
• RGB Color Filter Array
• Built-in fixed low-pass filter
• 12.87 million total pixels
• 12.1 million effective pixels
• 3:2 aspect ratio
Image processor Nikon EXPEED
A/D conversion 14 bit
Image sizes
(FX format) • 4256 x 2832 [L; 12.1 MP]
• 3184 x 2120 [M; 6.8 MP]
• 2128 x 1416 [S; 3.0 MP]
Image sizes
(DX format) • 2784 x 1848 [L; 5.1 MP]
• 2080 x 1384 [M; 2.9 MP]
• 1392 x 920 [S; 1.3 MP]]
File formats • NEF (12-bit or 14-bit, compressed or lossless compressed RAW)
• JPEG (EXIF 2.21)
Lens mount • Nikon F mount with AF coupling and AF contacts
• No field of view crop (full-frame)
• When using DX lenses / DX mode 1.5x FOV crop
Usable lenses
• DX AF Nikkor: All functions supported
• Type G or D AF Nikkor: All functions supported (PC Micro-Nikkors do not support some functions)
• Other AF Nikkor: All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering II. Lenses for F3AF not supported. IX Nikkor lenses not supported.
• AI-P Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II
• Non-CPU AI Nikkor: Can be used in exposure modes A and M; electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster; Color Matrix Metering and aperture value display supported if user provides lens data

Auto Focus • 51 focus points (15 cross-type sensors)
• Multi-CAM 3500FX
• AF working range: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, normal temperature)
• AF fine tuning possible
• Contrast Detect in Live View (Tripod) mode
Lens Servo • Single Servo AF [S]
• Continuous Servo AF [C]
• Manual focus [M]
• Focus Tracking automatically activated by subject's status in [S] or [C] AF
Focus Point • Single point from 51 or 11 focus points
• Liveview (Tripod mode): Contrast AF on a desired point anywhere within frame
AF Area Mode
• Single point AF
• Dynamic Area AF [9 points, 21 points, 51 points, 51 points (3D-tracking)]
• Automatic-area AF

Focus Lock
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button

AF assist
AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5-3 m/1.6-9.8 ft.)

Exposure modes • Program Auto [P] with flexible program
• Shutter-Priority Auto [S]
• Aperture-Priority Auto [A]
• Manual [M]
TTL full-aperture exposure metering using 1005-pixel RGB sensor
• 3D Color Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses); color matrix metering (non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data; metering performed)
• Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8, 15, or 20 mm dia. circle in center of frame or weighting based on average of entire frame
• Spot: Meters approx. 4 mm dia. circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point (on center focus point when non-CPU lens is used)

Metering range • 3D Color Matrix Metering: 0 to 20 EV
• Center-Weighted Metering: 0 to 20 EV
• Spot Metering: 2 to 20 EV
• At normal temperature (20°C/68°F), ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens
Meter coupling CPU and AI
Exposure lock Locked using AE-L/AF-L button
Exposure bracketing
• 2 to 9 frames
• 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV steps

Exposure compen. • +/-5.0 EV
• 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps
• Default: ISO 200 - 6400 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps
• Boost: 100 - 12800 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps, HI2 = ISO 25600

Shutter • Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter
• 30 to 1/8000 sec (1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps)
• Flash X-Sync: 1/250 sec
• Bulb
DOF Preview • Stop-down lens aperture by pressing button
• Activates modeling flash
White balance • Auto (1005-pixel CCD, image sensor)
• Presets (seven) with fine tuning
• Manual presets (five)
• Color temperature in Kelvin (2500 - 10000 K)
• White balance bracketing (2 to 9 frames in increments of 1, 2 or 3
Picture Control • Standard
• Neutral
• Vivid
• Monochrome
Image parameters • Sharpening: Auto, 10 levels
• Contrast: Auto, 6 levels, Custom tone curve
• Brightness: 3 levels
• Saturation: Auto, 7 levels
• Hue: 7 levels
Color space • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
• Optical-type fixed eye-level pentaprism
• Built-in diopter adjustment (-3 to +1m-1)
• Eyepoint: 18 mm (at -1.0m-1)
• Focusing screen: Type B BriteView Clear Matte VI screen
• Frame coverage 95%
• Viewfinder magnification approx 0.72x with 50 mm f/1.4 lens
Focusing screen • B-type BrightView Clear Matte IV Screen
• Superimposed focus brackets
• On-demand grid lines
LCD monitor • 3.0 " TFT LCD
• Approx. 920,000 pixels (VGA; 640 x 480 x 3 colors)
• 170° viewing angle
100% frame coverage
• Brightness adjustment
LCD Liveview
• Handheld mode: TLL phase-detect AF with 51 focus areas (15 cross-type sensors)
• Tripod mode: focal-plane contrast AF on a desired point within a specific area

Shooting modes • Single frame
• Continuous Low [CL]: 1 - 5 fps (1 - 7 fps with Battery Grip)
• Continuous High [CH]: 5 fps (8 fps with Battery Grip)
• Liveview [LV]
• Self-Timer (programmable)
• Mirror-up mode
Self-timer • 2 to 20 sec custom
• Manual pop-up type
• Guide number of 17/56 (ISO 200, m/ft.) or 12/39 (ISO 100, m/ft.)

Flash control
• TTL flash control with 1,005-pixel RGB sensor; i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL fill-flash available with SB-900, 800, 600 or 400
• Auto aperture (AA): Available with SB-900, 800 and CPU lens
• Non-TTL auto (A): Available with SB-900, 800, 28, 27 or 22s
• Distance-priority manual (GN): Available with SB-900, 800

Flash Sync Mode • Front-curtain Sync (normal)
• Red-Eye Reduction
• Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync
• Slow Sync
• Rear-curtain Sync
Flash Accessory Shoe
ISO 518 standard-type hot shoe contact; Safety lock mechanism provided

Flash Sync Terminal ISO 519 standard terminal, lock screw provided
Flash compensation • -3 to +1 EV
• 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps
Creative Lighting System
With Speedlights such as SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, SB-R200, or SU-800 (commander only), supports Advanced Wireless Lighting, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, Flash Color Information Communication, modeling flash and FV lock; built-in flash can be used as a commander

Orientation sensor Tags images with camera orientation
Playback mode • Full frame
• Thumbnail (4 or 9 images)
• Zoom
• Slideshow
• RGB histogram
• Shooting data
• Highlight point
• Auto image rotation
• image comment (up to 36 characters)
• Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
• Dutch
• English
• Finnish
• French
• German
• Italian
• Japanese
• Korean
• Polish
• Portuguese
• Russian
• Spanish
• Swedish

• USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed) Mini-B connector
• HDMI video out (version 1.3a, Type C mini connector provided)
• Remote control 10-pin terminal
• PC Sync flash terminal

10-pin terminal
• GPS: NMEA 0183 (Ver. 2.01 and 3.01) interface standard supported with 9-pin D-sub cable and GPS Cable MC-35 (optional)
• Remote control: via 10-pin terminal

Storage • Compact Flash (Type I only)
• UDMA supported
• 36 characters of text can be input and stored in EXIF header
Power • Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e
• Included dual battery charger MH-18a
• Optional AC adapter EH-5a/EH-5
• Optional Battery Pack MB-D10
Dimensions Approx. 147 x 123 x 77 mm/5.8 x 4.8 x 3.0 in.
Weight (no batt) Approx. 995 g/2.19 lb.
Operating environment
Temperature: 0 - 40 °C / 32 - 104 °F, Humidity: under 85% (no condensation)

Box contents
Nikon D700 Battery use Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e, Quick Charger MH-18a, USB Cable UC-E4, Video Cable EG-D100, Camera Strap AN-D700, Body Cap BF-1A, Accessory Shoe Cover BS-1, LCD Monitor Cover BM-9, Software Suite CD-ROM (Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area)

Optional accessories
Wireless Transmitter WT-4, Magnifying Eyepiece DK-17M, AC Adapter EH-5a, Capture NX 2 Software, Camera Control Pro 2 Software, Image Authentication Software

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

GPS Digital Camera Nikon Coolpix P6000

Nikon Coolpix P6000. Built in a 13.5 megapixel, 1/1.72 inch sensor, has a 4x zoom starting at a respectably wide-angle - equivalent to 28mm. It also records RAW files in a new NRW format that can be converted in-camera or with the forthcoming Windows version of View NX or Windows Imaging Component compatible applications. Which worth mentioning thatstand-out feature is that the inclusion of built-in GPS logging of the locations at which images were recorded.

Nikon Coolpix P6000 Specification

Image Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Size 1/1.7 in.
Total Pixels 13.93 million
Effective Pixels 13.5 million
Image Area (pixels) - 13M
4224 x 3168(13M)
3264 x 2448(8M)
2592 x 1944(5M)
2048 x 1536(3M)
1600 x 1200(2M)
1280 x 960(1M)
1024 x 768(PC)
640 x 480(TV)
4224 x 2816(3:2)
4224 x 2376(16:9)
3168 x 3168(1:1)

Monitor Size 2.7 in. diagonal LCD
LCD Monitor Type Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
LCD Monitor Resolution 230000 Dots
Lowest ISO Sensitivity 64
Highest ISO Sensitivity 6400
Storage Media SDHC,SD

Internal Memory Approx. 48MB
Image Stabilization Optical
Interface Hi-speed USB
Lens Zoom 4x
6.0-24.0mm (35mm [135] format picture angle: 28-112mm);
Lens Specification 9 elements in 7 groups
Viewfinder Optical and LCD
Battery Type Rechargeable
Coolpix P6000 Battery / Batteries EN-EL5 Lithium-ion Battery
AC Adapter EH-66 AC Adapter
Battery Charger MH-61 Charger

Nikon Rechargeable:
Battery Life (shots per charge) - CIPA 260 shots (CIPA)
Approx. Dimensions
Height: 2.6 in. (65.5mm)
Width: 4.2 in. (107mm)
Depth: 1.7 in. (42mm)
Approx. Weight 8.5 oz. (240g)

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Top 10 Digital Cameras in 2008

Top 10 Digital Cameras

1. Canon IXUS 80 IS
User Attention: 10.31%

Reference price:$206
Total pixels:8M
Screen size :2.5Inch
Optical zoom :3.0 X
Photosensitive components:CCD
Photosensitive size:1/2.5Inch
Wide-angle lens:NO
Reduction Performance:IS

2. Sony T300
User Attention: 9.97%

Reference price:$334
Total pixels:10.3M
Screen size :3.5Inch
Optical zoom :5.0 X
Photosensitive components:Super HAD CCD
Photosensitive size:1/2.3Inch
Wide-angle lens:NO
Reduction Performance:IS

3. Nikon D80
User Attention: 5.97%

Reference price:$676
Total pixels:10.20M
Screen size :2.5Inch
Optical zoom :NO
Photosensitive components:CCD
Photosensitive size:23.6×15.8mm
Wide-angle lens:Depending on the lens
Reduction Performance:NO

4. Sony T700
User Attention: 5.52%

Reference price:$371
Total pixels:10.30M
Screen size :3.5Inch
Optical zoom :4.0 X
Photosensitive components:Super HAD CCD
Photosensitive size:1/2.3Inch
Wide-angle lens:NO
Reduction Performance:IS

5. Sony T70
User Attention: 5.52%

Reference price:$371
Total pixels:8.28M
Screen size :3Inch
Optical zoom :3.0 X
Photosensitive components:CCD
Photosensitive size:1/2.5Inch
Wide-angle lens:NO
Reduction Performance:IS

6. Canon IXUS 860 IS
User Attention: 3.67%

Reference price:$293
Total pixels:8M
Screen size :3Inch
Optical zoom :3.8 X
Photosensitive components:CCD
Photosensitive size:1/2.5Inch
Wide-angle lens:Yes
Reduction Performance:IS

7. Sony T2
User Attention: 3.67%

Reference price:$235
Total pixels:8.28M
Screen size :2.7Inch
Optical zoom :3.0 X
Photosensitive components:Super HAD CCD
Photosensitive size:1/2.5Inch
Wide-angle lens:NO
Reduction Performance:IS

8. Sony T200
User Attention: 2.85%

Reference price:$324
Total pixels:8.28M
Screen size :3.5Inch
Optical zoom :5.0 X
Photosensitive components:CCD
Photosensitive size:1/2.5Inch
Wide-angle lens:NO
Reduction Performance:IS

9. Canon EOS 450D
User Attention: 2.76%

Reference price:$574
Total pixels:12.4M
Screen size :3Inch
Optical zoom :NO
Photosensitive components:CMOS
Photosensitive size:22.2×14.8mm
Wide-angle lens:Depending on the lens
Reduction Performance:NO

10. Sony W170
User Attention: 2.39%

User Attention(Information from

Reference price:$244
Total pixels:10.3M
Screen size :2.7Inch
Optical zoom :5.0 X
Photosensitive components:Super HAD CCD
Photosensitive size:1/2.3Inch
Wide-angle lens:Yes
Reduction Performance:IS

Top 10 Digital Camera Brands

User Attention Chart
(information from

1. Sony 39.25%
2. Canon 38.36%
3. Nikon 12.42%
4. Fijifilm 2.85%
5. Samsung 2.79%
6. Panasonic 2.30%
7. Kodak 0.68%
8. GM 0.31%
9. Sigma 0.31%
10. Casio 0.28%

Friday, January 23, 2009


Sony's newest Cyber-shot, the DSC-N2, is quite a departure in interface design for digital cameras. Pulled the Sony N2 out of the box, I was thrilled to see its minimal controls and maximized LCD screen. Now granted, Sony has been using touchscreens on their video cameras for a while, so it's a natural to put one on a digital still camera. The use of the touchscreen on the Sony N2 and N1 is genius, as it greatly simplifies the interface and keeps the camera body nice and clean. With most of the controls accessed through that bright 3.0-inch color LCD display, there's really no need for a mess of buttons cluttering up the camera body.

Basic Features
10.1-megapixel CCD
3x zoom lens (equivalent to a 38-114mm lens on a 35mm camera)
Max 3.4-17x digital Smart Zoom (depending on selected resolution) plus 2x Precision Digital zoom.
3.0-inch color LCD monitor, with touchscreen capability
Automatic, Program, and Manual exposure modes, plus eight Scene modes
Built-in flash with five modes and an intensity adjustment
25MB internal memory
Sony Memory Stick Duo storage (no card included), compatible with Memory Stick Pro Duo
USB 2.0 computer connection
Single Li-Ion np-bg1 rechargeable battery and charger included
Software for Mac and PC

Sony N2 Special Features
Beach, Fireworks, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Snow, Soft Snap, Twilight, and Twilight Portrait preset modes
Paint option in Playback mode offers in-camera editing/cleanup tools
Movie recording mode (with sound)
Burst, Multi-Burst, and Auto Exposure Bracketing shooting modes
Email modes
Shutter speeds from 1/2,000 to 1/8 second in Auto mode, 1/2,000 to one second in Program mode; and 1/1,000 to 30 seconds in Manual mode.
Aperture range from f/2.8 to f/16, depending on zoom position
Image Sharpness and Contrast adjustments, plus Image Color options
Self-timer for delayed shutter release
Macro (close-up) lens adjustment
Spot, Center-Weighted, and Multi-Metering modes
Adjustable AF area (Center, Spot, or Multi-Point options)
Single and Monitor (continuous) AF modes, plus five fixed focus settings
Auto ISO setting or 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1,600 ISO equivalents
White balance (color) adjustment with six options
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) and PictBridge printing compatibility

In the Box
The retail package contains the following items:

Sony DSC-N2 camera
Wrist strap
One Li-Ion rechargeable battery pack np-bg1 for CYBER-SHOT DSC-N2 Battery, a case, and charger
USB cable
AV cable
Software CD containing Picture Package (ver. 1.6 for Windows), Pixela ImageMixer VCD2 (for Mac), a PC-based tutorial and USB drivers.
Quick-guide manuals and registration information

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77 is a replacement for DSC-T70 model, and features a higher-res 10-megapixel sensor coupled to a more powerful Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar branded 4x optical zoom with a roomy 16:9 aspect-ratio 3.0-inch touch-screen LCD.

On the bottom of the DSC-T77 you'll find the memory card / battery compartment, the A/V+USB+camera dock connector, and a metal tripod mount. While at first glance the door over the battery compartment seems flimsy, it's actually fairly strong. As you can see, you won't be able to access anything in that compartment while the camera is on a tripod.

Sony T77 Battery is the sony np-bd1 or the np-fd1 battery

The camera supports the USB 2.0 High Speed standard, for fast data transfer to a Mac or PC. The included NP-BD1 battery can be seen at right.

Optical Zoom
Precision Digital Zoom
Approx. 8x (Total)
Smart Zoom
up to 22x (with VGA)
Focal Length (f= mm)
Focal Length (f=35mm conversion)
Macro (cm)
Wide: Approx. 8-infinity, Tele: Approx. 50-infinity
Filter Diameter (mm)
Conversion Lens compatibility
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
Image Sensory
CCD Type
Size (Inches)
Effective Pixels (Mega Pixels)
Approx. 10.1M
Bionz Processor
Face Detection
Smile Shutter
A/D Conversion (DXP) (Bit)
Clear RAW NR
Auto Focus Method (Single)
Auto Focus Method (Monitoring)
Auto Focus Method (Continuous)
Auto Focus Area (Multi Point)
Auto Focus Area (Centre weighted)
Auto Focus Area (Spot)
Auto Focus Area (Flexible Spot)
Manual Focus
Focus Preset
Aperture Auto Mode
Aperture Priority Mode
Aperture Manual Mode
Shutter Speed Auto Mode (sec)
NR Slow Shutter
Hand Shake Alert
Exposure Control
+/- 2.0 EV, 1/ 3 EV step
White Balance
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash
Automatic White Balance
Light Metering (Multi Pattern)
Light Metering (Centre weighted)
Light Metering (Spot)
Sharpness Setting
Saturation Setting
Contrast Setting
ISO Sensitivity (REI)
YES (Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200)
Scene Selection
Twilight, Twilight portrait, Soft snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, High speed shutter, High Sensitivity, Underwater, Gourmet
AF Illuminator
Flash Mode
Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Syncro, No Flash
Distance limitations using Flash (m)
0.08-3m (wide), 0.5-2.4m (tele)
Red-eye Reduction
Auto Daylight Synchronized Flash
Super SteadyShot
Super SteadyShot capability
Auto Focus System
AF Illuminator
Flash Mode
Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Syncro, No Flash
Red-Eye Reduction
Auto Daylight Synchronized Flash
LCD/ Viewfinder
LCD Screen Size (inches)
LCD Total Dots Number
LCD Monitor Type
Auto Bright Monitoring
LCD Field of View (%)
Optical Viewfinder
Electrical Viewfinder
LCD screen
LCD Field of View (%)
Recording Media
Memory Stick™ Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™ High Speed, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo (same speed as PRO Duo). Internal memory (15MB)
Recording Format
Memory Stick Pro Interface
DCF (Design rule for Camera File System)
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)
Burst Mode (shots)
Burst Interval (approximately sec)
Still Image size (10 Mega 3648 x 2736)
Still Image size (5.0 Mega, 2592 x 1944)
Still Image size (3.1 Mega, 2048 x 1536)
Still Image size (VGA, 640 x 480)
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 1920 x 1080)
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 3648 x 2056)
Still Image size (3:2 mode 3648 x 2432)
Moving Image Size (MPEG VX Fine, 640x480, 30fps)
Moving Image Size (MPEG VX Standard, 640x480, 16.6fps)
Moving Image Size (QVGA: 320 x 240 8.3fps)
Playback/ Edit
HD (High Definition) Playback
Slideshow Playback
Slideshow with Music
Playback Zoom
Divide (MPEG)
Cue & Review (MPEG)
Index Playback
Image Rotation
Auto Image Rotation
Battery Remaining Indicator
Histogram Indicator
Exposure Warning Indicator
Disk / Memory Stick remaining indicator
PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol)
Print Image Matching
Shop Front Mode
Start up time (approximately sec)
Bluetooth® Function
Multi use Terminal with HD
Multi use Terminal
AV Out
Digital I/O (USB)
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Power/ Others
Battery System
Lithium D
Supplied Battery
Stamina (battery life) with the supplied battery(s) in normal shooting condition
220 shots, 110min (CIPA standard with LCD screen on)
Battery for Clock
Manganese-Silicon (MS614S)
Weight (g)
Weight with Accessories (g)
Supplied Software
Windows: Picture Motion Browser Ver.3.2 + USB Driver + Picture Package Music Transfer
Supplied Accessories
Rechargeble battery pack (NP-BD1), Battery charger, Multi connector cable, Power Cord, Wrist Strap, CD-ROM, Station Plate F
Width (mm)
Height (mm)
Depth (mm)

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Weather Proof Digital Camera Mju 400

Mju 400 Digital Camera

Olympus launches the latest style icons, the weather proof metal body Mju 400 Digital. Based on the unforgettable and hugely popular 35mm Mju Series, the new digital range brings the classic design into the 21st century.

The first weather proof metal body digital cameras in the world allow users to enjoy the camera whatever the weather throws at them. Mju 400 use the new xD-Picture Card format and have a 3x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 35 - 105mm on a 35mm camera), giving the user the flexibility to get closer to the subject or draw back for the big picture.

Mju 400 Digital Features

Waterproof casing (weather-proof equivalent to the IEC standard publication 529 IPX4)
4.0 million pixels
3x Optical Zoom
16 MB xD-Picture Card
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery (Li-10B)
1.5 inch colour TFT LCD monitor with 134,000 pixels.
Five pre-set modes
5/99 images over 7 resolution settings

Mju 400 Digital Specification

Type Digital camera with 3.8cm/1.5 inch colour TFT LCD monitor.
Image sensor
Image sensor 1/2.50 inch CCD solid-state image pickup 4.23 million pixels.
Effective pixel number 4.07 million pixels. (The actual number of pixels used in image processing.)
Filter array Primary colour filter (RGB).
Storage media type Removable xD-Picture Card (16, 32, 64, 128, 256 and 512 MB).
Optical zoom 3x
Structure 5 lenses in 3 groups. 3 aspherical lens elements.
Focal length 5.8 – 17.4 mm (equivalent to 35 – 105 mm lens in 35 mm format).
Maximum aperture F3.1 (wide) / F5.2 (tele).
Digital Zoom 1x – 4x, 5x in VGA, seamless zoom.
View Finder Optical real-image viewfinder.
LCD monitor 1.5 inch colour TFT LCD monitor with 134,000 pixels.
System TTL autofocus with contrast detection.
Mode Auto TTL autofocus.
Manual --
Working range Standard mode 0.5 m – infinity.
Macro mode 0.2 m – 0.5 m
Light metering
Mode Digital ESP metering,
Spot metering
Exposure control Programme AE.
Scene Program: Portrait, Self-portrait, Night Scene, Landscape, Landscape plus portrait.
Shutter speed 1/2 – 1/1000 sec.
Compensation ±2 EV in 1/3 EV steps.
Auto bracketing --
Auto ISO 64-250.
Manual --
White balance
Mode Auto Full auto TTL.
Preset Sunlight, overcast, tungsten light, fluorescent light.
Built-in flash Modes Auto (automatic activation in low and backlight),
Red-eye Reduction,
Fill-in (forced activation),
Off (no flash).
Working range 0.2m - 3.6m (wide)
0.2m - 2.0m (tele)
Recycle time Approx. 5 sec. (at normal temperature with new batteries).
Guide Number Approx. 7.8.
Sequence shooting 4 pictures at 1 frame per sec. in HQ mode.
Image Processing TruePic, pixel mapping.
Function shooting 2 in 1, panorama.
Still image edit Re-size, sepia, black & white.
Motion picture edit Index.
Recording System
Still image JPEG (DCF: "Design rule for Camera File system"),
Exif 2.2 support, Print Image Matching II and DPOF support.
Motion picture QuickTime Motion JPEG®*.
Number of storable frames (approx., with 16MB xD-picture Card)
Still picture mode 2,272 x 1,704 SHQ approx. 5 images.
2,272 x 1,704 HQ approx. 16 images.
2,048 x 1,536 SQ1 approx. 20 images.
1,600 x 1,200 SQ2 approx. 24 images.
1,280 x 960 SQ2 approx. 38 images.
1,024 x 768 SQ2 approx. 58 images.
640 x 480 SQ2 approx. 99 images.
Motion picture mode HQ (320 x 240 pixels): Up to approx. 16 sec. (15 frames/sec.)
SQ (160 x 120 pixels): Up to approx. 70 sec. (15 frames /sec.)
Power supply
Olympus MJU 400 Battery Rechargeable lithium-ion battery (Li-10B).
AC Adapter Optional AC adapter: D-7AC
AC 100V – 240V, 50 – 60Hz; DC 4.8V.
Interface DC input terminal,
USB Auto Connect interface (storage class),
Video output terminal.(PAL/NTSC selectable).
Other features
DPOF setting Single-frame print reservation, all print reservation, number of prints, date/time display.
Multilingual menu Japanese/English/French/German/Spanish.
Self-timer Approx. 12 sec. delay.
Date/time/calendar system Up to year 2099.
Dimensions 99 (W) x 56 (H) 33.5 (D) mm (excluding barrier).
Weight 165g (without battery and xD-Picture Card).
Box contents Strap, 16 MB xD-Picture Card, USB cable, video cable,
one lithium-ion rechargeable battery (Li-10B), battery charger,
AC cable for charger, remote controller RM-2,

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Sony DSC-P30 Digital Camera and NP-FS11 Battery

The DSC-P30 and DSC-P50 CyberShots are the first Sony digital still cameras to offer a choice of three power options. Consumers can choose between the Sony "S" series InfoLithium rechargeable battery pack(NP-FS11), two AA batteries, or an AC power accessory. Sony's exceptional improvements in camera power management allow up to one hour of use on just two alkaline AA batteries.

High Points
1.3-megapixel CCD delivers up to 1,280 x 960-pixel resolution images.
12-bit DXP Analog/Digital Conversion for excellent tonal range and highlight detail.
1.5-inch, color LCD monitor.
Real image optical viewfinder.
3x, 6.4-19.2mm optical zoom lens with a maximum aperture of f/3.8, equivalent to a 41-123mm lens on a 35mm camera.
2x digital telephoto.
High-speed scan autofocus, with five preset focus options and Macro mode.
Automatic and Twilight exposure modes.
Exposure Compensation from + 2 to - 2 exposure equivalents (EV) in one-third-EV steps
Automatic, Indoor, Outdoor, and "Hold" white balance options.
Normal and Spot metering modes.
Adjustable ISO with Auto, 100, 200, and 400 equivalent settings.
Built-in flash with three operating modes, plus a separate Red-Eye Reduction function and adjustable intensity.
MPEG EX (Extended) Movie and Clip Motion capture modes (no sound).
Standard and High-Quality JPEG, TEXT, E-MAIL, GIF, and uncompressed TIFF file formats.
Images saved to Sony Memory Sticks, with 4MB card included.
Four Picture Effect modes, including Solarize, Black-and-White, Sepia, and Negative Art.
Adjustable Sharpness settings from -2 to +2.
Date and Date & Time functions.
USB computer connection (cable included) and software CD containing MGI PhotoSuite Versions 8.1 and 1.1, MGI VideoWave III, and USB drivers for Mac and Windows systems.
Sony DSC-P30 Battery Options
Powered by two AA batteries, or an optional NP-FS11 InfoLITHIUM battery pack with AC adapter/battery charger.
NTSC video cable (with PAL option).
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) compatibility.ith AccuPower™ meter with a life of approximately two hours or 2200 shots in still image standard mode.

Canon PowerShot SD990 IS and NB-5L

Canon PowerShot SD990 IS Digital Camera
Canon's PowerShot SD990 IS digital camera replaces the company's previous PowerShot SD950 IS model as the flagship of the Digital ELPH lineup, and updates the chassis with a curvier style while retaining exactly the same control layout. Overall, the body size remains basically unchanged too. Under those flowing lines, the Canon SD990 retains the same 1/1.7" CCD image sensor size, but jams in more pixels to take the camera from 12.1 to 14.7 megapixels, along with upgrading the previous model's DIGIC III processor to a DIGIC 4 type that allows for servo AF tracking.

Powershot SD990 IS Features:
14.7 Megapixel CCD sensor for up to 4416x3312 pixel images
3.7x optical 36-133mm (35mm equivalent) zoom lens
Optical Image Stabilization (IS) technology
2.5" color LCD with 230,000 pixels
Widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio for HDTV display
Ultra-compact body (3.81 x 2.45 x 1.10 in. / 96.7 x 62.2 x 27.9mm)
Advanced TTL AiAF 9-point autofocus system with focus-assist lamp
Canon's Face Detection AF/AE/FE technology with AF-Point Zoom feature
Canon's i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) technology to help brighten subjects and backgrounds
Auto, Program/Manual, Quick Shot, and 17 Scene modes
Continuous 1.3fps shooting until memory is full
Movie mode w/sound 30fps 640x480/320x240 up to 4GB max. clip size
Evaluative, Center weighted, or spot metering
Both Flash output and Exposure compensation: +/-2EV in 1/3-step increments
White Balance: Auto, 5 presets or Custom
Shutter speeds of 15 seconds to 1/1600 second
Auto noise reduction with 1.3 sec or longer shutter speeds
Selectable ISO settings from 80 to 1600
Voice memo (up to 60 secs) can be attached to images
Intelligent Orientation Sensor
Built-in microphone and speaker
Lithium rechargeable battery nb-5l and charger included
Direct print and PictBridge Compliant
High-speed USB 2.0 connectivity for PC and Mac
SD/SDHC and MMC/MMC+/HC MMC+ card storage, 32MB SD card supplied

Canon NB-5L Battery
Chemistry: Li-ion
Voltage: 3.7V
Capacity: 1150mAh

Canon NB-5L Battery Fit Canon models:
CANON Digital IXUS 800IS, Digital IXUS 850 IS, Digital IXUS 860 IS, Digital IXUS 90 IS, Digital IXUS 900 Ti, Ixus 800, IXUS 980 IS, IXY DIGITAL 1000, IXY Digital 800 IS , IXY DIGITAL 900 IS, Powershot SD700, PowerShot SD700 IS, PowerShot SD790 IS, PowerShot SD800 IS, PowerShot SD850 IS, PowerShot SD870 IS, PowerShot SD900, PowerShot SD950 IS, PowerShot SD990 IS

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Sony DSC-H10 Long Focal Length Digital Camera

DSC-H10 Major Specification

Sony 8.1 Megapixel effective CCD image sensor
Carl Zeiss 10x Zoom (38-380mm equivalent in 35mm photography)
Super SteadyShot Optical Image Stabilization fights motion blur, even during longer exposures at full zoom.
MPEG Movie: 640x480 VX Fine w/audio at 30fps (Memory Stick Duo Pro required),
640x480 VX at 16fps, approx 10 minutes.
Auto, Program AE and Manual Exposure
Live histogram display in capture and playback
9 Area Multi-point AF; Monitoring AF
3.0-inch LCD screen (230,000 pixels)
ISO Sensitivity: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
High Sensitivity Mode (ISO 3200) allows you to shoot with great results in low-light conditions
Built-in flash with Auto, Forced On and Off, Red Eye Reduction and Slow Synchro
USB 2.0 high speed Auto-Connect to host computer
Powered by NP-BG1 rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
31MB internal memory plus Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro compatible
DPOF and PictBridge direct-print USB compatible

DSC-H1 Major Feature

Face Detection Technology
Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and controls flash, focus, exposure, and white balance to deliver accurate, natural skin tones with reduced red-eye.

Face Detection Technology
Double Anti-blur Solution is the combination of Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization and High ISO sensitivity (up to 3200) which helps compensate for shaky hands, minimizes blur and allow flash free shooting to preserve the mood.

Double Anti-blur Solution
View your photos in glorious high definition on a Sony® BRAVIA® or similar HDTV using the optional component cable (VMC-MHC1) or optional Cyber-shot Station® cradle (CSS-HD2).

0Image Management
Sony® Picture Motion Browser PC software provides a simple way to transfer, manage, archive and share your images.

Accessories Supplied

Sony DSC-H10 Battery - NP-BG1
Battery Charger - BC-CSGB
Multi Connector Cable - USB, AV
Power Cord
Shoulder strap
Lens Cap
Lens Cap Strap
Lens Hood
Lens Adaptor Ring
CD-ROM Software
Note: No Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media or adaptors are included.

CANON IXUS 950 IS Digital Camera

Canon IXUS 950 IS Digital Camera
The Digital IXUS 950 IS artfully combines refined style with formidable performance.
8.0 Megapixels, 4x optical zoom with optical Image Stabilizer
with Advanced DIGIC III processor
Have a face Detection AF/AE/FE, Red-Eye Correction,2.5" PureColor LCD
support ISO 1600 and Auto ISO Shift,18 shooting modes
VGA movies and Time Lapse Movie fo DV setting.
A 4x optical Image Stabilizer lens and pioneering technologies make stunning photography effortless.

Canon IXUS 950 IS Digital Camera Feature
Camera Effective Pixels Approx. 8.0 million
Image Sensor 1/2.5-inch CCD (Total number of pixels: Approx. 8.3 million)
Lens 5.8 (W)–23.2 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 35 (W)–140 (T) mm) f/2.8 (W)–f/5.5 (T)
Digital Zoom Approx. 4.0x (Up to approx. 16x in combination with the optical zoom)
Optical Viewfinder Real-image zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor 2.5-inch, low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD, approx. 230,000 pixels (Picture coverage 100%)
AF System TTL autofocus
Focusing frame: 9-point AiAF/1-point AF (fixed to center)
Shooting Distance
(From the front of the lens) Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
Macro:0.79 in.-1.6 ft./2-50cm (WIDE), 1.3-1.6 ft./40-50cm (TELE)
Digital Macro:0.79 in.-1.6 ft./2-50cm (W)
Shutter Mechanical shutter + electronic shutter
Shutter Speeds 15–1/1600 sec. The shutter speed varies according to the shooting mode. Slow shutter speeds of 1.3 sec. or slower operate with noise reduction.
Metering System Evaluative, Center-weighted average or Spot (fixed to center)
Exposure Compensation ± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ISO Speed Auto, High ISO Auto, 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
White Balance TTL auto, pre-set (available settings: Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent or Fluorescent H) or Custom
Built-in Flash Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, flash on with red-eye reduction, flash on, flash off, slow synchro
Flash Range Normal: 1.6-11 ft./50cm-3.5m (W), 1.6-6.6 ft./50cm-2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Shooting Modes Auto, Camera M, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Creative Light Effect), Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist, Movie
Color Effects Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom Color
Continuous Shooting Approx. 1.3 shots/sec. (Large/Fine mode)
Self-timer Activates shutter after an approx. 10-sec./approx. 2-sec. delay, Custom Timer
Recording Media SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
File Format Design rule for camera file system and DPOF Version 1.1 compliant
Data Type Still images: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG; Audio data: WAVE (monaural))
This digital camera supports Exif 2.2 (also called “Exif Print”). Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between digital cameras and printers. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer, the camera's image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high quality prints.
Compression Superfine, Fine, Normal
Number of Recording Pixels (Still Images) 640 x 480 (Small)
1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3)
2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 2)
2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 1)
3,264 x 2,448 (Large)
3,264 x 1,832 (Widescreen)
Number of Recording Pixels (Movies) 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 (30 fps/15 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes per clip, 640 x 480 (2 hours at 0.5 fps/1 fps), 320 x 240 (1 min. at 60 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps
Using high-speed memory cards is recommended.
Playback Modes Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Transition Effects Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing
Direct Print PictBridge compliant, and Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct compatible
My Camera Settings Start-up image, start-up sound, operation sound, Self-timer sound, and shutter sound.
Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B), PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol) Audio/Video output (NTSC or PAL selectable, monaural audio)
Power Source
Canon IXUS 950 IS Battery use Battery Pack NB-5L (Lithium-ion Rechargeable battery)
NB-5L Battery Life
Approx. 230 shots¹
Approx. 360 min. playback

230 shots LCD on / 700 shots LCD off / 360 min. playback time (CIPA)
AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30
Operating Temperature 0–40°C (32–104°F)
Operating Humidity 10–90 %
Dimensions 3.56 x 2.22 x 1.04 in. / 90.4 x 56.5 x 26.4mm
Weight Approx. 165 g (5.82 oz.) (camera body only)

Battery Wang

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Casio Exilim EX-V7 Digital Camera

Casio Exilim EX-V7
The EX-V7 is powered by the Exilim Engine 2.0 for high resolution, high performance, high speed, power saving and ultra-compact configuration. It’s packed with even more impressive features such as 7.2 megapixels, 2.5” Super Bright LCD, 33 Photo Best Shot Modes and 10 Movie Best Shot Modes.

Exilim EX-V7 Features:
7.2-Megapixel effective CCD imager, 7x optical zoom w/auto macro
Stylish, durable and light-weight aluminum body
Large 2.5-inch TFT color LCD
Anti Shake provides higher sensitivity, faster shutter speed prevents image blurring to hand or subject movement
High-speed start-up enables shooting approximately 1.2 seconds after power up.
Release time lag of only 0.008 seconds after the shutter is pressed.
High-speed picture playback of approx. 0.1 seconds interval.
Continuous shutter function enables photos to be taken in 1.0 seconds intervals.
33 "BEST SHOT" scene modes set the camera for easy to difficult situations.
Attach up to 30-second audio memos to still images at capture or later.
Record voice-only audio, approx. 25 minutes on internal memory.
H.264/AVC, MOV format (Motion JPEG AVI format when the image quality setting is “LP”).
Movie Best Shot, Past Movie, Short Movie and in-camera movie editing.
Focus Modes: Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Infinity Mode, Manual Focus.
ISO sensitivity from ISO64, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800 or Automatic.
Built-in flash with Auto, On, Off, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction function.
USB 2.0 high speed data transfer to PC or Mac computers.
Super-Life battery enables up to 240 shots on a single charge.
Li-ion rechargeable battery and charging cradle included.
11.6 Megabytes of internal memory and SDHC Memory Card / SD Memory Card / Multimedia Card compatible.
ExifPrint, PRINT Image Matching III, USB Direct-Print, and PictBridge compatible.

Casio Exilim EX-S880 Digital Camera

Casio Exilim EX-S880 Digital Camera
The 8.1-megapixel Casio Exilim EX-S880 pocket digital camera is one of the slimmest digital cameras on the market. Has 3x optical zoom lens. One biggest attractions of the Exilim EX-S880 besides the size is its ease of use. Set up as a simple point and shoot camera, every one is easy to use it.Except this the 8.1-megapixel EXILIM Card EX-S880 offers loads of high-end features and BestShot shooting modes.

Casio Exilim EX-S880 Digital Camera Features

File Format

Still picture: JPEG (Exif Version 2.2), DCF standard, DPOF compliant Movie: H.264/AVC,MOV format Voice: WAV

Recording Media:

Built-in flash memory (Approx. 10.8MB recording area)
SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card, MMC (MultiMediaCard), MMCplus (MultiMediaCardplus)

Number of Pixels:

3264×2448, 3264×2176 (3:2), 3264×1840 (16:9), 2816×2112, 2304×1728, 1600×1200, 640×480
848×480 (UHQ Wide/HQ Wide), 640×480 (UHQ/HQ/Normal), 320×240 (LP)

Image Deletion:

One image/ All images with memory protection function

Effective # of Pixels:

Approx. 8.1 Megapixels

Imaging Element:

1/2.5" Square Primary Color CCD, Total 8.29 million pixels


F2.7 - 5.2, f= 6.2 - 18.6mm (Approx. 38 - 114mm equivalent to 35mm film)


3 x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom (12 times both with optical and digital zoom)

Focusing Control:

Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Focus Modes: Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Pan Focus, Infinity mode, Manual focus,
AF Area: Spot, Multi or Tracking; with AF assist lamp

Focus Range:

AF: Approx. 15.75”to infinite, 
Macro: Approx. 5.9” to 19.69” 
Infinite: Approx infinite, MF: 5.9” to infinite
* It varies on some optical zoom.

Exposure Control:

Metering: Multi pattern, Center Weighted, spot by CCD
Control: Program AE
Exposure compensation: -2EV - +2EV by 1/3 EV step

Shutter/Shutter Speed:

CCD electronic shutter and mechanical shutter, 
1/2 to 1/2000 second.
*Shutter speed range may be different depending on the following BEST SHOT scenes: Night Scene: 4 to 1/2000 second: Fireworks: 2 seconds (fixed).


Auto (F2.7 / F8.0*)
*F8.0 is the aperture when an ND filter is being used.
* It varies on some optical zoom.

White Balance:

Auto, fixed (6 modes), manual

Sensitivity Setting:

Still: Auto*ISO64, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800
* Maximum sensitivity is ISO 1600 when BEST SHOT "High Sensitivity" scene is selected.
Movie: Auto


10 second countdown, 2 second countdown, Triple self-timer

Built-in Flash:

Flash modes: Auto, Off, On, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction 
Flash range: Approx. .49’ to 12.8’ (W), approx. 1.31’ to 6.56’ (T) 
Rapid Flash Approx. 1.31’ to 5.58’ (W), approx. 1.31’ to 2.95’ (T) 

Recording Functions:

Snapshot (with Audio), Macro, Self timer, Continuous Shutter, BEST SHOT,
Face recognition, Movie (with Audio), YouTube, Voice 
*Audio recording is monaural

Audio Recording Time:

Still pictures with voice: 30sec./1snap, 
Voice recording: 33min.(built-in flash memory), 
After recording: 30sec./1snap

Monitor Screen:

2.8"digital interface TFT color LCD, 230,400 (960 x 240) pixels


Enlarge (8x), Resize, Trimming, Layout Print, Dynamic Range, 
White balance, Brightness, Keytone, Color Correction, 
Movie Playback, Movie Edit, MOTION PRINT, 12-picture display, Rotate, Calendar, Slide show, Customizable, Startup screen, AV output


LCD Monitor


Cradle connection (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)


Built-in quartz digital clock
Date and time: Recorded with image date, Time stamp, Auto calendar up to the year 2049, World time 162 cities (32 zones), City, Date, Time, DST


Monaural Microphones / Monaural Speaker

Power Source:

1 x Li-Ion battery (NP-20)

Battery Life:

Number of Shots Approx. 220 still images (CIPA Standards) 
Continuous Playback Approx 4 hr. (still images) 
Continuous Recording Approx 5 hr. 10 min. (voice recording) 

Power Consumption:

1 x Li-Ion battery (NP-20)

NP-20 Battery: 3.7V, 650mAh

NP-20 Battery is a rechargeable battery pack compatible with many casio digital camera.


3.72” (W) x 2.38” (H) x .68 (D); Thinnest Part: .54”


4.51 oz (excluding battery and accessories)