Casio Japan announces updated QV-2300UX and QV-2800UX. These two new 2 megapixel digital cameras offer a swivel lens, manual exposure features, support for the IBM Microdrive and a new "Best Shot" exposure mode. The QV-2400UX has a silver case and 3x optical zoom lens, the QV-2900UX has a black case and 8x optical zoom lens.
Casio QV-2400 UX / QV-2900 UX specifications
|Casio QV-2400 UX||Casio QV-2900 UX|
|Body type||Split swivel (270 degrees)|
|Imager||1/2.7" 2.1 megapixel CCD (1.92 megapixel effective)|
|Image sizes||1600 x 1200, 800 x 600|
|Image format||TIFF, JPEG|
|Lens zoom||3x, 41 - 123 mm (35 mm equiv.)||8x, 40 - 320 mm (35 mm equiv.)|
|Lens max aperture||F2.8 - F4.5||F3.2 - F3.5|
|Movie clips||AVI (Motion JPEG), max 16 seconds|
|AF type||Contrast Detect|
|Min focus distance||Wide: 10 cm, Tele: 50 cm||Wide: 40 cm, Tele: 100 cm|
|Macro focus||Wide: 1 cm, Tele: 50 cm||Wide: 1 cm, Tele: 100 cm|
|Metering||Matrix pattern, Center-weighted average, Spot|
|Exposure modes||Program AE, Shutter priority, Aperture Priority, Manual exposure|
|Exposure compensation||+/-2 EV in 0.3 EV steps|
|Shutter speeds||Bulb, 60 sec - 1/2000 sec|
|Apertures||F2.8, F5.6 (@ Wide)||F3.2, F4.8, F8.0 (@ Wide)|
|White balance||Auto, four presets and manual|
|Self timer||2 or 10 seconds|
|Flash type||Fixed, Internal|
|Flash modes||Auto, Forced Off, Forced On, Red-eye reduction|
|Flash range||0.5 - 2.0 m||0.5 - 2.5 m|
|External Flash||No||Yes, synch terminal|
|LCD||1.8" TFT (122,000 pixel)|
|Storage||Compact Flash Type I or II|
|Other features||"Best Shot"
mode (pre-programmed scene exposures),
Panorama mode, Shortcut key programming, Mode memories,
Histogram display, HTML creation
|Connectivity||USB, Video out, DC-IN|
|Power||4 x AA batteries|
|Dimensions||67 x 118 x 54 mm||81 x 121 x 66 mm|
|Weight (no batt)||245 g||295 g|
|Available||Japan - May 30, 2001||Japan - June 11, 2001|
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