Dennis Hissink : June 4th 2010 - 14:30 CET
|Sanyo underwater camera
Full HD Sanyo DMX-CA100 underwater camera : Sanyo is pleased to announce the release of the world's first waterproof Full HD Dual Camera that can be used underwater. The Sanyo DMX-CA100 will be launched at the end of June 2010. The Sanyo underwater camera aims to provide customers with more enjoyable Full HD video experiences, by offering users to easily capture both photos and videos in daily life, rather than devices that are merely used to record important events. By utilizing a convenient Full High Definition video format that can be easily handled on PC and Internet environments, and even on home TVs, these underwater cameras are more than just hardware for capturing, viewing, and saving images.|
Sanyo Full HD underwater camera
They are convenient products for sharing videos online, on blogs or on other multi-media sites, and they are able to easily import images to portable media devices. Sanyo is offering new ways to enjoy images after they are captured, and the Dual Camera Xacti has been well received by consumers all over the world. In order to further enhance the concept of “a Dual Camera that can be used anywhere and anytime," Sanyo is now introducing the new Full HD Sanyo DMX-CA100 underwater camera. It enables people with active lifestyles to capture high resolution photos just like a regular digital camera and Full HD videos in all kinds of outdoor situations, not just in the city, but also at the beach or at the mountains.
Sanyo underwater camera with JIS C0920 design
With its waterproof design, the Sanyo DMX-CA100 offers a Dual Camera model that is both handy and reliable for active outdoor living, daily activities, and leisure pursuits. The Sanyo underwater camera can be used to a depth of 3 meters underwater for up to 60 minutes: meets the IPX8 standard based on JIS C 0920 waterproofing guidelines. This Full HD video (1920 x 1080 pixels) capturing in all kinds of year-round outdoor conditions, not only in the rain, or while swimming in the pool or ocean, but also perfect for marine sports such as snorkeling and surfing, or even for winter sports including skiing and snowboarding. The video format “MPEG-4 AVC / H.264” enables videos to be handled on a computer or the Internet using a single file, just like a still photo. The format fully supported by the latest “Windows 7” operating system, making it even more convenient to use on a PC.
Sanyo digital underwater camera features CMOS sensor
The new Sanyo digital underwater camera captures 14 megapixel photos, in addition to Full HD video shooting. The "High-Speed Sequential Shooting" enables capturing up to 22 photos at 7 frames per second (in 2M Continuous mode), based on its high-speed CMOS sensor and the new high-speed video processing engine. This allows the Sanyo camera to be used with confidence even in situations where photo opportunities can easily be missed. Separate photo and video capture buttons: images can be captured just by using the thumb to press the desired button, without the need to change modes.
Sanyo CA100 underwater camera feature zoom operation
Sanyo’s proprietary “Double Range Zoom” feature for zoom operation while filming video: offers an extensive range of video capture from wide angle to telephoto zoom for distant scenery, with a magnification of up to 12x (40 mm to 480 mm; 35-mm film basis). With a touch of the Zoom Range Button, the “Double Range Zoom” technology allows users to effectively switch between two zoom ranges, a Wide Mode (40 mm to 240 mm) and a Tele Mode (80 mm to 480 mm), just like alternating between two lenses with different zoom ratios, which changes the size of the video capture area on the image sensor.
Details of Sanyo DMX-CA100 underwater camera
• Digital Image Stabilizer and Face Chaser Function for videos
• Digital Image Stabilizer, Face Chaser Function, Target a Color Function for photos
• Mini HDMI Terminal for the enjoyment of even more beautiful Full HD resolution
• Eye-Fi card compatibility enables automatic uploading of images to a computer
• Compatible with large-capacity recording media, SDXC flash memory cards
• Rechargeable via USB port: High-power mode
Sanyo DMX-CA100 digital underwater camera
In order to strengthen the Xacti brand, Sanyo intends to create recording products that are not only used on special occasions but can also be used on a daily basis. Specifically, the Xacti brand will be extended to all kinds of devices that enable customers to easily enjoy capturing the beautiful sights and sounds of daily life. The Sanyo DMX-CA100 underwater camera is being launched as the first step in this direction. Sanyo will continue to offer products for the expansion of the Xacti brand, by using the concept of “handy formats for daily use," in order to meet the needs of an even wider range of customers.