First waterproof digital camera

January 2009 Products

The Sanyo Xacti VPC CA8 is a digital movie camera designed to withstand snow, rain, water spray, splash, and even submersion. The camera can take DVD video and 8 megapixel stills underwater at a depth of up to 1,5 m.

Xacti VPC CA8 specifications:

* MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 high compression with quality.

* Smooth movie recording and playback with 60 fps.

* Web-mode for simple sharing, no conversion necessary to upload.

* CMOS sensor allows high-resolution 8.1 megapixel still images and faster frame rates for movies.

* 5X optical zoom lens.

* Sequential photo setting takes up to 10 photos with a shutter speed of 5 frames per second (fps).

* Able to chase up to six faces during movie filming.

* Automatic exposure and focus adjustment allowing for easier operation.

Additional features include:

* Digital Image Stabilizer senses camera revolution and photographic subject movement.

* Connect and cut movies directly from the camera with editing function.

* Bundled with ‘Adobe Premiere Elements 4.0’ for movie editing and original DVD authoring.

* Pixel-interpolation technology allows still photos up to 12-Megapixels.

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