HOLD IT STEADY
Defy camera shake with the Pentax K10D. It packs 10.2-megapixel resolution and built-in Shake Reduction and Dust Removal into a dustproof, water-resistant body. The Shake Reduction system is integrated into the camera body for blur-free, handheld shooting no matter which lens you choose. New to the K10D is the Pentax RealImage Engine (PRIME) technology, designed to produce truer color and tonality and reduce post-capture adjustments. Other features include a wide-view, 2.5-inch LCD and continuous shooting at 3 fps. List Price: $899 (body only); $999 (with 18-55mm lens). Contact: Pentax Imaging, (800) 877-0155, www.pentaximaging.com.
Charge up to six AA or AAA, four C or D, or any combination of them, plus two 9V batteries, with the Ansmann Energy 8 desktop charger, which is compatible with all common NiMH and NiCd battery types. The high-tech charger has an automatic refresh function and a quick test for checking the capacity of each battery. Estimated Street Price: $79. Contact: HP Marketing Corp., (800) 735-4373, www.hpmarketingcorp.com.
PROJECT WITH POWER
Show your photos in their best light with four new 3LCD ultra-portable projectors from Epson. The Epson PowerLite 1700c, 1705c, 1710c and 1715c all weigh less than four pounds each, range in brightness from 2,200 to 2,700 ANSI Lumens, and have user-friendly features for customizing on-screen presentations and connectivity options. The 1705c and 1715c have a "Quick Connection Mode" for hooking up the computer and projector efficiently and reliably. List Price: From $1,299. Contact: Epson, (800) GO-EPSON, www.epson.com.
Get into shooting position quickly and easily using the Giottos Pro Ball Head. The head comes in eight sizes and features a heavily anodized aluminum ball that helps you adjust the camera's position smoothly. Sizes range from 2.4 x 0.9 inches to 5.9 x 3.2 inches, weight from 1.8 ounces to 3 pounds, and maximum load weight from 6.6 to 33 pounds. Estimated Street Price: $11 to $149. Contact: HP Marketing Corp., (800) 735-4373, www.hpmarketingcorp.com.