What, a new camera? Yeah, it's been a while. Today Fuji Japan announced its waterproof and dustproof "Big Job" DS-230HD, with a 1.5 megapixel CCD and 28mm fixed lens, this camera is obviously aimed at the construction industry. It'll be release in Japan in February 2000 at 99,800 YEN (US$890).

Fuji DS-230HD

Brief specifications of Fuji DS-230HD

  • 1/2" 1.5 megapixel CCD (1280 x 1024)
  • 28mm lens (35mm conversion)
  • Apertures: F2.6 or F7.2 (switchable)
  • Shutter speed range: 1/4s - 1/2000s
  • ISO 125 equiv.
  • 1.8" LCD
  • Shooting distances: 50cm, Macro 10cm - 50cm
  • Storage: SmartMedia (up to 64MB)
  • Size: 127 x 53 x 80 mm
  • Weight: 425g (inc. batteries)