October 1, 2010 | Digital Cameras
Take the Oregon Scientific ATC9K All-Terrain HD Video Camera with you on any extreme adventure without worrying that it will get damaged. An HD-recording, shock-resistant camera that’s waterproof up to 65 feet underwater, the ATC9K shoots video up to 1080p and photos at 5-megapixels of resolution. This Oregon Scientific camera also comes equipped with a microphone for recording audio and a fixed wide-angle lens with no zoom. There’s a LCD screen on back that lets you preview footage in and a built-in speaker so you can hear the audio while viewing footage. Other features include built-in laser pointer, mounting options, G-sensor and rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack. Pick one up for $299.99. Oregon Scientific.
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September 20, 2010 | Digital Cameras
Are you a little shy to wear Speedos? Now, Speedo has a new product that’s not too revealing at all – the Aquashot camera. Outfitted with Speedo branding, the Aquashot lets you take photos up to 3 feet below the water and it floats, so you’ll never have to worry about it sinking to the bottom. Equipped with a 5-megapixel sensor, this Speedo digital camera also comes with a 4x digital zoom, a 2.4-inch LCD display, an SD memory card slot as well as the ability to shoot VGA-quality video at 30fps. It comes in either pink or green and costs about $138. Speedo.
August 6, 2010 | Digital Cameras
Want to capture your extreme ATV or dirt bike moments, but are on a budget? It’s a good thing that GoPro is going to be releasing their HD Hero 960 Helmet Camera. Set to come out this fall, the HD Hero 960 camera will be based on the company’s 1080p model, this GoPro camera offers a maximum of 960p. When it hits the stores, it will cost about $180. GoPro.
April 27, 2010 | Digital Cameras
Say “cheese” fishes! Get all the shots of your underwater adventures with the Canon PowerShot D10 12.1 MP Waterproof Digital Camera. Waterproof, freeze-proof and shockproof, the PowerShot D10 is up for anything – it’s waterproof down to 33 feet, can withstand extremes of temperature from 14-104 degrees (F) and is shockproof to 4 feet. Equipped with high performance features, this Canon digital camera has enough room to save all your amazing shots, thanks to its 12.1-megapixel CCD that captures enough detail for photo-quality poster-size prints. The D10 is pretty smart too – it comes with Smart AUTO, which intelligently selects the proper settings, as well as the Intelligent Contrast Correction feature. Dive in for $329.99. Canon.
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April 19, 2010 | Digital Cameras
Share your extreme off-road adventures with the Drift Innovation X170 Action Camera. Offering high quality video (720 x 480 pixel) and 5 mega pixel photos, the X170 comes equipped with a 1.5" colour LCD screen so you can playback all your sweet moves before you upload them to the web. Easily mounted onto your head, goggles, helmet or handlebars, this Drift Innovation action camera’s 170° wide lens can be rotated through 300º into the perfect position to ensure you get the best picture possible. When you’re ready to take off, simply use the wireless remote control to start and stop your videos or to take photos. Get extreme for $200. Drift Innovations.
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March 22, 2010 | Digital Cameras
Craving adventure just as much as you do, the ATC2K Action Video Camera will always be at your side, no matter where you are. A waterproof, self-contained, hands-free digital video camera, the ATC2K records all your tricks in full color digital video, 640 X 480 VGA at 30 frames per second. Waterproof up to 10 feet and shock-resistant for extreme conditions, this action video camera mounts easily on helmets, handlebars, and other sports equipment, and all mounting hardware is included. When you’re finished shooting footage, take it home, plug it into your PC or MAC, and create your video, as it most works with most video editing software. If you need more room, the ATC2K is expandable up to 2GB on a standard SD card. Get tricky for $59. ATC.
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March 1, 2010 | Digital Cameras
Camping and hiking aren’t always the safest environment for your digital camera – but the Pentax W90 Waterproof Digital Camera laughs in the face of danger and mud. The W90 is shockproof up to 4 feet and is waterproof up to 20 feet under water. Equipped with a ring of LED lights around the lens, this Pentax digital camera can take videos and pictures in low light types of situations. It comes with 12.1MP, 5x zoom, 720p movie recording, and HDMI port, 16:9 LCD and image stabilization, as well a digital microscope mode that allows for it to focus on items as close as 1cm from the lens. Pick one up for $330. Pentax.
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November 16, 2009 | Digital Cameras
Add awesome shots of your freewheeling adventures to your Facebook page with GoPro’s HERO HD Camera. Attaching right onto your helmet, the HERO sticks to you wherever you go – whether it’s motorsports, surfing, climbing or snowboarding – thanks to its bendy arm and suction cup. Offering five different shooting modes, ranging from WVGA up to 1080p (1920 x 1080, 16:9), you can get up to four hours of footage, even on the highest resolution setting. This GOPro 5 megapixel camera gives you the ability to shoot from intervals of 2 to 25 seconds or 2.5 hours of snapshots. There’s even a 1100mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery included, as well as a USB cable. Pick one up for $299. GoPro.
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October 20, 2009 | Digital Cameras
When extreme weather and conditions call for an extreme camera, the DXG-125VR 720p HD Camcorder is up for the challenge. Whether you’re out hiking in the woods, hitting the slopes or out on the water, the 125VR is right there with you, ready to capture your adventurous moments. This DXG camcorder is about the size of a candy bar and features a rugged rubber handgrip that protects it from unexpected drops while allowing you to hold it securely in your hand. While you shoot your picture or video, you can direct the action with help from the 2.0 TFT screen, and its 128MB of flash memory can be expanded with a SD card. Able to shoot in High Definition formats of H.264 and WVGA and 720p, both at 30 frames per second, the125VR also comes equipped with a compass in its clip, HDMI cable, USB, software and headphones. Pick one up for $139.99. DXG.
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July 21, 2009 | Digital Cameras
Dive in and take plenty of shots while you’re at it with the Vivitar ViviCam 8400 8.1 MP Underwater Digital Camera. Able to take pictures up to 10 meters underwater, the ViviCam 8400 is great to take along to the cottage, the beach or exotic getaway. Outfitted with a 2.4-inch preview screen and 64M Nandflash built-in memory, this Vivitar underwater digital camera runs on AA batteries and even comes with photo editing software. Other features include an 8x digital zoom, a built-in microphone, self-timer, auto-flash, wrist strap and camera pouch. Take the plunge and pick one up for about $87. Vivitar.
April 30, 2007 | Digital Cameras
Go to great depths of photography with the Pentax Optio W30 H20 Camera. The latest model in its H20 series, the W30 doesn’t require a waterproof case or other accessories, and its performance capacity has doubled to allow users to take pictures underwater up to 10 feet for two hours. The W30’s 2.5 LCD screen allows you to adjust the brightness as necessary, and its 7.1 mega pixel CCD and 3x zoom assures high-resolution images. Other perks the W30 camera offers is Digital Shake Reduction, which automatically selects a higher ISO setting to prevent blurry images. Retail price of $299. Pentax.
April 2, 2007 | Digital Cameras
Explore the blue depths with the Sealife DC600 Underwater Digital Camera. Whether you’re on land or underwater, the DC600 6.1-megapixel camera won’t miss a moment of the action. Waterproof up to 200 feet, the DC600 features a 2.5-inch display, 4-times digital zoom and 12 land modes. The sea modes include a Color Booster, which intensifies colors at deeper depths with a new white balance control to restore lost colors. A lithium battery and charger are included. Retail price of $500. Sealife.
August 10, 2006 | Digital Cameras
Nikon announced that its New Nikon D80 will go on sale in September starting at $999 (body-only) or $1299 with the 18-135mm DX lens. There's a number of improvements that the New Nikon D80 boasts compared to the D70. Some of these new features include a 10.2 megapixel CCD, a considerably larger LCD, a refined 11-area AF system that before was only found in the high-end D2 series, more ISO options since now there's 100-1600, and the use of SD cards instead of the compact flash format like the D50. Nikon USA.
July 17, 2006 | Digital Cameras
The Go Pro Digital Hero Waterproof Sports Wrist Camera comes in handy when trying to take action shots of your friends surfing, wakeboarding, snowboarding or doing any other picture worthy activity. The Digital Hero Waterproof Sports Wrist Camera feautures a shock-proof casing, is functional to 30 feet underwater, operates on one AAA battery and is weighs only 3oz. You can buy the Digital Hero online for $79.95. Go Pro.
February 20, 2006 | Digital Cameras
The 6MP Pentax Optio Range of cameras will be coming out shortly. These 6 megapixel cameras are both USB equipped (2.0 on the T10 only) and include 3X Optical zoom. The Optio M10 features a 2.5” LCD, 22mb of memory, and lastly 9-point autofocus with TTL contrast detection. The better-packed Optio T10 features a 3.0” touchscreen LCD, a confusingly lower 12mb of memory and 5-point autofocus (with TTL), an auto mode that handles exposure, and finally shutter speed and white balance. Also look out for the waterproof version of the Optio W10! A difference between the two models is that the M10 runs on two AA batteries, while the T10 is powered by a rechargeable Lithium-ion D-LI8 battery. Thought u should know...