Friday, April 15, 2005
Compact 7.2 MP Camera
Casio's full-featured, 7.2-megapixel EX-P700 offers a host of refinements, including a 33-132mm (35mm equivalent) ƒ/2.8-4 zoom lens. The camera's seven-point AF system will bring you all the way in to 3.9 inches, switching automatically between normal- and macro-focus modes. The Flash Assist function lightens darker areas when you shoot with flash. List Price: $549. Contact: Casio, (800) 435-7732, www.casio.com.
Wide-Angle Digital Camera
Capture more field of view with the 4x optical zoom, wide-angle lens (equivalent to 27-110mm) on the new Olympus C-7070 digital camera. Along with 7.1 megapixels, the camera features a 180-degree swivel LCD, making it easy to shoot at any angle. The C-7070 also features Predictive and Target Focusing systems and a histogram display. Conversion lenses and flash systems add to the capabilities of the camera. Estimated Street Price: $699. Contact: Olympus, (888) 553-4448, www.olympusamerica.com.
LCD Monitor Meets Pen Tablet
Work on your images directly on your LCD monitor with Wacom's Cintiq 21UX interactive pen display. Combining Wacom's respected pen tablet technology with a large, 21.3-inch LCD screen, the device features 1600 x 1200 screen resolution, a wide 170-degree viewing angle and accurate colors. The included pen tool can detect 1,024 levels of pressure and offers 5,080 lines-per-inch resolution. List Price: $2,499. Contact: Wacom, (800) 922-9348, www.wacom.com.
Scratch-Resistant CDs And DVDs
Stop worrying about scratches and lost data with Imation's ForceField scratch-resistant CDs and DVDs. A proprietary coating guards against scratches, smudges and dust-just give them a quick wipe and they're good to go. The disks are fully compatible with standard CD and DVD burners and players, and come in 52x CDs, 8x DVD+Rs and 8x DVD-Rs. List Price: From $5.99. Contact: Imation, (888) 466-3456, www.imation.com.
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