|Casio Exilim EX-Z1000 underwater case|
Nic Rossmüller : July 17th 2006 - 10:45 CET
Casio Exilim EX-Z1000 underwater case : The holidays are once again upon us. If you're planning your holidays at the end of our summer in a diving paradise like the Maldives or the Caribbean, you should think beforehand about how to convey your unforgettable impressions to your loved ones at home. The fascination of an ocean turtle floating by, a bluish-yellow glowing emperor fish or the blaze of colour of a coral reef cannot simply be described in words. In order to be able to document the most beautiful time of the year under water as well, in continuation to the EWC-60 to go with the Exilim Card EX-S600 and EX-S500 and the EWC-70 with the Exilim Zoom EX-Z600 and EX-Z500 CASIO now has designed the new underwater housing EWC-80.|
Casio EWC-80 Underwater case - Depth|
The Exilim Zoom EX-Z1000, equipped with 10.1 megapixel therefore becomes the ideal companion for an expedition into the fascinating world of the bright red soft-coral fields and the glowing multi-coloured fish. The polycarbonate housing of the EWC-80 has an operational depth of up to 40 meters. It is equipped with an easy to use click-fastening system and the possibility of mounting an external flash. The continuation of all function buttons of the Exilim Zoom EX-Z1000 on the housing provides optimal operational comfort.
Casio Z1000 10 Megapixel - EWC80 Underwater housing
The Casio EX-Z1000 is the first in the series to incorporate a large 2.8 inch, Wide and Bright LCD display. Casio makes the most of this extra screen space to offer great new functions like simultaneous viewing of a wide angle and a telephoto shot, and a convenient right-side set of icon controls. The Casio Exilim Z1000 has an effective 10.1 million pixels, powered by a large 1/1.8-inch format, high-resolution CCD. Add the Exilim Engine high-performance image processor, and the camera delivers highly expressive images and reproduces a wide tonal range.
Casio Exilim EX-Z1000 - Features
• 10.1 million effective pixels
• A high dynamic range, 1/1.8-inch CCD, which delivers low-noise imaging
• The ability to zoom between 4.3X and 17.1X with no reduction in image quality
• Best Shot function with high-sensitivity shooting mode, up to a maximum of ISO 3200
• Anti Shake DSP reduces blurring due to unsteady hands or moving subjects
• Rapid Flash function enables up to 3 fps, enabling high-speed flash photography
• Fast power-on function, the first shot can be taken just 1.3 sec after switching on
• Release time lag of only approximately 0.002 seconds
• High-speed picture playback of approximately 0.1 second interval
• Super Life Battery allows up to 360 shots to be taken, measured by CIPA standards
Casio EWC 80 Underwater case - Prices and availability
The Casio Z1000 is also perfectly protected by the housing after diving against sand, water or knocks. The transparent protection for the lifestyle camera only weighs around 270 g and also draws attention to itself on land with its trendy orange accents. The EWC-80 is available at retail from July 2006 and comes complete with a flash diffuser, strap, silicon paste as well as an anti-misting kit.
About Casio Europe
Casio belongs to the leaders of the worldwide electronics market - in Europe alone, an annual turnover of more than EUR 440 million is achieved. With the company expanding internationally, Casio Computer Co. GmbH was founded in 1972. Located in Hamburg, the branch was a distributor whose area of authority grew continually. Today, the "Casio Europe GmbH" is the European headquarters. It serves the whole of Europe and is directly responsible for Germany and Austria. A total of around 300 employees work at Casio's European headquarters, which also feature an adjoining warehouse. The premises house all of the company's functional divisions, including the sales, marketing and service units. In 1994, Casio's European headquarters moved to its current location in the 'Business-Park' business district of the city of Norderstedt, which is also situated in the immediate vicinity of Hamburg's airport.