Friday, August 17, 2007
Power up all of your electronic devices with Planon's Universal Mobile Charger. It weighs just 3.8 ounces and charges digital cameras, iPods, cell phones, MP3 players and more. The charger has a mini USB port, along with four additional connectors, keeping all of your devices juiced up. Estimated Street Price: $70. Contact: Planon System Solutions, www.planon.com.
Secure your camera bag using UPStrap's Pro Mini Camera Security Cable and TSA (Transportation Security Administration) lock. The four-inch, nylon-coated cable is tested to resist 170 pounds, and its small diameter lets you thread it through your camera or bag and a chair, hotel bed frame and more to prevent theft. The lock has an indicator window that tells you if it was opened. A six-inch version of the cable that resists 250 pounds is also available. List Price: TBD. Contact: UPStrap, (877) 872-7639, www.upstrap.com.
See the dust on your D-SLR's sensor before you see it in your shot with the VisibleDust Sensor Loupe. Using a six-LED lighting system with 5x optical magnification, the device illuminates the sensor, giving you a clear view of any dust or debris that could ruin your /images. By examining the sensor before you shoot, Sensor Loupe helps reduce unnecessary cleanings. List Price: $69. Contact: VisibleDust, (780) 455-1082, www.visibledust.com.
Save paper, ink and time with Test Strip Proofer Pro by PhotoTune, a Photoshop plug-in that generates calibration proof sheets. How much the color of each image in the test strip varies can be preselected from a list of percentages. If you don't want to vary all colors, individual ones can be changed by percentage. Once you've made the final selection, you can use the Fix Original option to update your original image to the new color gamut. Estimated Street Price: $130. Contact: PhotoTune Software, (530) 432-2365, www.phototune.com.
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