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Sanyo Xacti E1 Waterproof Camcorder
Mark Peters : May 23th 2007 - 00:30 CET
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SanyoSanyo Xacti E1 : Sanyo has introduced the world’s first waterproof digital camcorder, the Sanyo Xacti E1. Ideal for active families, vacationers and water sports enthusiasts, the ultra-compact Xacti E1 can record high-quality video and 6-megapixel stills under water to a depth of five feet for up to one hour at a time. Designed for year-round use, the stylish Sanyo Xacti E1 camcorder is the pocket-sized, "grab and go" solution for capturing special moments everywhere, every time - whenever inspiration strikes. Completely self-contained, the Sanyo Xacti E1 digital camera requires no bulky, separate underwater housing. The Sanyo Xacti E1 camcorder will be available in the US in blue, yellow and white in mid-June 2007 at $499.99.
Sanyo Xacti E1 Waterproof CamcorderSanyo Xacti E1 camcorder
Easy to operate with only one hand, it's an ideal camcorder to take to the beach or lake for activities such as swimming, snorkeling, surfing and water-skiing, or for use in and around the backyard pool or water park. Compact and easy to grip, the Sanyo E1 camcorder is also great for skiers and snowboarders. Away from water, the versatile Xacti E1 is a perfect choice for shooting video and still images of the new baby or recording all the fun at parties, children's school or sports events and family outings.

Sanyo E1 digital camcorder - MPEG 4 video
Consumers can visit the Sanyo website for more information regarding major online retailers accepting pre-orders for the Sanyo E1 digital camcorder. The Sanyo E1 shoots TV-quality MPEG-4 video and utilizes the state-of-the-art Advanced Video Codec AVC/H.264. Incorporating a special Qpixel brand H.264 chipset, the E1 delivers a significant 25 percent reduction in video file size, along with improved video quality versus traditional MPEG-4 recordings. Completely "tapeless," the device records both video and still images to a standard SD memory card or high-capacity SDHC card. Users can record a phenomenal 10 hours of full-motion 640 x 480 pixel, 30 frames-per-second video on a single 8-gigabyte SDHC memory card (not included). Once recorded, both video and still images can be easily uploaded and viewed on a PC or Mac, personal media player such as the iPod, or shared on the internet via a video or photo sharing Website.

Sanyo Xacti E1 waterproof camcorder
"More than just the world's first waterproof camcorder, the Sanyo Xacti E1 camcorder is really four cameras in one," said John Lamb, Senior Marketing Manager, Audio Video Division of Sanyo Fisher Company. "It's both a video and digital still camera above water and a video and still camera below water. Sanyo has created a stunning, exceptionally versatile camcorder that can be used virtually everywhere - including at the beach, in the pool and in rain or snow - while providing the high level of video and still image performance that today's consumers demand.

Sanyo 9 pixel-mixing technology
The Xacti E1 makes it fun and easy to record life's special moments spontaneously both in and out of the water." Improved 9 pixel-mixing technology allows video to be shot even in darker places, such as indoors during a party. When using the "Automatic" setting, subjects may be recorded in light as low as 7 lux, and when using the "Lamp Mode" setting found in the "Scene Select" function menu, the frame rate will be automatically adjusted, enabling subjects to be recorded even in 2 lux low-light environments.

Sanyo Xacti E1

Sanyo camcorder software
The included CD-ROM Software Pack features Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0 for Windows XP/Vista, Adobe Photoshop Album starter edition, QuickTime 7.1, iTunes 7.1 and Xacti Screen Capture for Windows. For Mac OS X customers, Sanyo recommends using iMovie and iPhoto. Regarding the agreement to distribute Adobe's software with the Xacti camera, Garrett J. Ilg, president of Adobe Systems Japan, commented, "Adobe's video editing software, 'Adobe Premiere Elements', through being bundled with Sanyo’s new Xacti camcorder, will provide users with new added value. The H.264 format which Adobe Premiere Elements is compatible with and that Xacti has adopted will hereafter be a mainstream format. In cooperation with Sanyo, Adobe Systems will continue to provide solutions enhancing users' personal movie experiences by using Adobe Premiere Elements in combination with Xacti."

Sanyo Xacti camcorder accessories
Included accessories are a USB Cable, AV Cable, Battery Charger, Li-ion Battery Pack, Soft Case and Hand Strap. Optional accessories include a specially designed "surf-style" camera leash (VCP-STB1 - $19.99) made by a leading surf gear maker, Surf More XM, that safely and securely tethers the Sanyo Xacti E-1 to the user's wrist. A protective waterproof camera case (VCP-HCX2 - $19.99 is also available fro the Sanyo Xacti E-1.

Sanyo Xacti E1 - Key features
• Waterproof: submersible to a depth of five feet for 60 minutes
• No separate, bulky underwater housing required
• High-quality video (advanced MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 at 640x480 pixels/30fps)
• Takes 6-megapixel stills (JPEG format)
• Records onto an SD memory card or high-capacity SDHC card (not included)
• Bright, 2.5-inch LCD color display flips out and rotates for easy viewing
• 5x optical zoom for great close-ups
• Anti-shake digital image stabilizer
• Easy, one-handed operation
• While recording video, 6-megapixel still images may also be taken simultaneously
• Utilizing the 16:9 widescreen (4.4M: 2816 x 1584 pixel) photo setting.
• Set focal distance to one of 16 steps with "Manual Focus"
• Super-macro function able to zoom in up to 1cm (when using wide-angle)
• "Digital Red-eye reduction" function automatically reduces red-eye from images
• Easily upload video and images to a PC or Mac for playback or share
• Smooth playback on television with 60 frames per second
• "Quick stand-by" makes it possible to start recording or playback immediately
• Dimensions: 2.8 x 4.4 x 1.6 (W x H x D, in inches)
• Weight: 8.3 oz. with battery and SD or SDHC memory card
• Comes in a choice of Blue, Yellow or White

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