New Casio QV-R51 5MP Digital Camera

Posted: Jan 18 2004, 8:50am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 9:53am CDT, in Shopping | Shopping Tips


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New Casio QV-R51 5MP Digital Camera
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    With all the technology and gadget news coming in during CES 2004 we missed a lot of announcements. For instance Casio introduced a new Digital Camera Series QV.

    The Casio QV-R51 boasts a large 2.0” LCD screen, 3X optical zoom and 5 Mega Pixel Chip.
    The Casio QV-R51 is also very fast with with a one-second startup and 0.01 second release time lag.
    With Dimensions of 88.4x60.5x33.3mm it is not making it under the Top 10 Smallest Digital Cameras. The 5MP Sony DSC-T1 measures for instance only 91×60×21mm.

    • Easy-to-use high performance compact digital camera
    • 5 megapixel CCD with 3X optical zoom
    • Large, easy-to-view 2.0” TFT LCD screen
    • Long battery life: take as many as 900 pictures on a single charge
    • Direct-On for simple one-touch recording and playback
    • Uses regular AA-size Alkaline battery or AA-size Lithium battery
    • Compact, high-class aluminum body design that fits perfectly in your hand is already listing the Casio QV-R51 for $349.99. The Camera should be released any day now.

    Recording Element: 1/1.8-inch square pixel primary color CCD (5.25 million total pixels; 5 million effective pixels) 
    Image File Record Format: Snapshots: JPEG (Exif. Ver. 2.2), DCF standard, DPOF compliant 
    Movies: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
    Recording Medium: Built-in flash memory (9.7MB), SD memory card/Multi Media card 
    Lens: F2.8(W) to 4.9 (T); f=8(W) to 24(T)mm (equivalent to approximately 39.0 to 117.0 mm when converted to 35mm film) 
    Zoom: 3X optical zoom; 4X digital zoom (12X total when optical and digital zoom are used in combination.) 
    Focusing: Contrast type Auto Focus (selectable between spot and multi); macro mode; infinity mode; manual focus; focus lock 
    Approximate Focus Range: Normal: 60cm to ∞; Macro: 10 to 70cm (Optical zoom: 1 to 1.2X) 
    Exposure Control: Metering: Multi-pattern by imaging element, center-weighted, and spot
    Control: Program AE; Exposure Compensation: -2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps) 
    Shutter: CCD electronic shutter/mechanical shutter; 4 to 1/2000 shutter speed (including Night mode) 
    Aperture: Auto; F2.8/F4.8(W), F4.9/F8.4(T) 
    White Balance: Auto; Fixed (4 modes); Manual 
    Sensitivity: Auto, ISO50, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400 
    Recording Functions: Snapshot; Movie; Macro; Best Shot, saturation/contrast/sharpness setting 
    Self-timer: 10 seconds or 2 seconds; Triple Self-timer 
    Built-in Flash: Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Red Eye Reduction
    Approximate Range: 0.6 to 3.2 meters (W); 0.6 to 1.8 meters (T) 
    Viewfinder: Monitor screen and optical viewfinder 
    Monitor Screen: 2.0-inch digital interface TFT color LCD (84,960 pixels; 354×240) 
    Playback Functions: Still/movie; 4X zoom; calendar; 9-image screen; slideshow 
    Timekeeping Functions: Date and time recorded with image data; auto calendar up to 2049 
    World Time: 162 cities (32 time zones); city names; date and time; summer time 
    Other: 10 language setting; Trimming; resize; histogram; grid; album feature; Favorites folder; copy; alarm with image; key customize 
    Input/Output Terminals: External power (DC3V); USB (Mini-B) terminals 
    Power Requirements: AA size Nickel metal-hydride battery x 2; AA size lithium battery x 2; AA size Alkaline battery x 2; separate AC adapter 
    Approximate Battery Operation: Continuous Recording: 900 images (150 minutes)
    Continuous Image Playback: 250 minutes 
    Continuous Image Playback: 250 minutes 
    Dimensions: 3.48” (W) x 2.38” (H) x 1.31” (D) (excluding projections) 
    Weight: Approximately 5.93 oz (excluding batteries and accessories) 
    Bundled Accessories: Nickel metal-hydride battery x 2; Battery charger; USB Cable; Strap; CD-ROM

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