The Fujifilm FinePix F660EXR Digital Camera (Red) is a point-and-shoot digital still and video camera that can capture up to 16 megapixel still images, as well as Full HD 1920 x 1080p video at 30 frames per second (fps). The camera features a 16MP back side illuminated 1/2.0″ EXR CMOS image sensor with a primary color filter. It also features an EXR processor and EXR Auto, which supports 103 shooting patterns with motion detection. The innovative motion detection instantly recognizes 58 different scene types and will automatically optimize every setting it can to create a high-contrast and crisp still image.
The F660EXR is equipped with an integrated Fujinon 15x optical zoom lens (24mm wide-angle). Plus, for getting close to the action from far off is not a problem. If the 15x optical zoom isn’t enough, the camera features a 30x intelligent digital zoom as well. Another shooting aid standard on the FinePix are dual image stabilizers. There are both CMOS Shift and High ISO image stabilization onboard, which ensures that your shots stay in-focus, crisp and clear – even at 15x zoom. This latest offering from Fujifilm also boasts a faster start-up time of 1.3 seconds, an improved response time of 0.8 seconds, and a high-speed auto focus that can get the shot totally focused in as little as 0.16 seconds. It almost seems too fast to believe.
While you’re out shooting, the FinePix affords high-speed continuous shooting, as well as 320fps high-speed movie shooting. Plus, the camera is also equipped with an intuitive control palette, pop-up automatic flash and a sharp 3.0″ LCD color display for easy recording and instant playback. The LCD even features a Monitor Sunlight Mode, which is a setting that helps you see your display even under intense sunlight without the need for a hood or other sun-blocking apparatus. The FinePix is even capable of capturing 3D shots with Individual Shutter 3D shooting.
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14.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS image sensor; 3-inch monitor with One-Touch Live View shooting and movie capture Full 1080p HD Cinematic Video with full-time autofocus and sound D3100 Body Only
The latest in covert video in our lineup of professional grade hidden cameras is the 720P HD Professional Grade Electrical Outlet Hidden Camera by SpygearGadgets. It comes with included 3M mounting tape, so you can stick it to any wall in your home or business, and have this camera up and running in less than 30 seconds!
This motion-activated hidden camera uses an advanced “body heat activated” recording mode that allows for an amazing 5-6 days of total battery life on a single charge – perfect if you are going to be gone for the week or even just a weekend (Up to 4-5 hours of total recording time).
The powerful recording system records in full color 720P crystal clear video, offering the best quality video in any hidden camera on the market. You can even switch the camera into VGA video mode which records at 640×480 resolution, allowing you to get capture twice as much video in the same amount of memory.
Video is recorded to a micro SD card (up to 32GB capacity), which means you can watch your videos on any PC or Macintosh computer.
Manufacturer Specifications: Resolution: HD1280*960 30FPS Video format: AVI Memory Expansion: Micro SD/TF Card up to 16GB (not included) Recording time: 90-120 mins? USB interface: USB1.1 Power supply: Built-in Li-battery (Recharge by USB) Operating system: Win 2000/XP/vista 32, Win 7, Mac OS Dimension: 118 x 36 x 60mm (approx.) Package List: 1 X Motion-Activated Clothes Hanger HD Camera -DVR w/ TF Card Slot 1 X USB cable 1 X Power charger 2 X Screws 1 X English manual Highlights: 1. Clothes Hook appearance, daily used in the home 2. HD video/audio recorder, Motion-Activated 3. TF/MicroSD card expansion up to 16GB 4. Built-in rechargeable battery You can easily install this clothes hanger with the sticky pad at the back of anywhere you want and it will bring convenience and fun to your daily life. When motion is detected, the camera will start recording automatically. This mini gadget will faithfully record your uninvited guest’s action and can act as proof provider for further use when there is any accident. The images produced by this camera are great quality (1280 x 960 resolutions). With the built-in battery, you can charge the mini hook with USB cable attached. This clothes hanger spy camera supports TF/MicroSD card expansion up to 16GB. The video files will be saved automatically after recording for 30mins or if out of power. This spy gadget will keep your home under surveillance as a safe guard.
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In astronomy we throw around the term “light-year” seemingly as fast as light itself travels. And yet actually measuring this distance is incredibly tricky. A star’s parallax — its tiny apparent shift once a year caused by our moving viewpoint on Earth — tells its distance more truly than any other method.
Accurate parallaxes of nearby stars form the base of the entire cosmic distance ladder out to the farthest galaxies. It’s a crucial science that’s about to take a giant leap forward. The European Space Agency’s long-awaited Gaia observatory — launched on Dec. 19, 2013 — is now ready to begin its science mission.(…)
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The COOLPIX L810, with its incredible image quality, great zoom range and ease-of-use, will bring you photographic enjoyment for years to come. The 26x zoom captures high-resolution images, shot after shot for a broad variety of views—22.5mm wide-angle landscapes to 585mm telephoto shots, capturing action near or far. Enhance the moment and start recording HD (720p) movies with stereo sound at the touch of a button. Plus, L810 uses AA batteries, so you’re never waiting for a recharge.
Versatile 26x optical zoom
An incredible 26x optical Zoom-NIKKOR glass lens (22.5-585mm) with optical VR Image Stabilization brings sharp focus to images taken when you can’t get close. Capture stills and movies with 26x optical zoom versatility. A side zoom lever facilitates your control over the optical zoom. The optical VR Image Stabilization minimizes the effects of blur.
HD (720p) movies with stereo sound
With a touch of the dedicated movie record button, you can instantly begin recording amazing HD (720p) movies utilizing the power and scope of the L810′s 26x optical zoom. Sound is automatically recorded in stereo. When you want to view your movies on the big screen, the built-in HDMI port makes it easy.
Brilliant 3.0-inch LCD monitor
Frame and share your stills and movies on the large and sharp 3.0-inch LCD color monitor. Its ultra-high-resolution monitor featuring 921,000 dots shows every detail to precision. Anti-glare coating provides easy viewing of photos and HD movies.
Color your world any shade you like
Try something new and shoot either stills or movies in different colors such as Nostalgic Sepia for an old fashioned look or black and white for a vintage feel. You can also choose various color options such as Standard, Vivid or Cyanotype. Add a touc
Get closer than ever to your active family with the powerful, affordable Nikon Coolpix L120 Your images will zoom to the next level with its 21x optical Zoom-NIKKOR glass lens.
Zoom in on a high powered camera at an easy to handle price.
Great photos and superb HD movies begin with Nikon’s high power 21x wide-angle optical Zoom-NIKKOR glass lens. This powerful zoom lens, with a 25-525mm range equivalent, closes the distance between you and your subjects. Capture your son firing off the game-winning lacrosse shot or your daughter’s first ride on a two wheeler. Whether it’s a panoramic shot of the entire family on a favorite sledding hill, or a photo of your children playing in the backyard, you’ll shoot effortlessly and accurately with the Coolpix L120.
If you’re new to photography, no worries, this camera has intelligent features to help you out. Five-way VR Image Stabilization uses sensor shift to minimize the effects of camera shake, virtually eliminating blurred images. Trick-or-treating with the kids? The Coolpix L120 has a high ISO speed up to 6400 to capture fast moving or low-light scenarios.
One-touch HD movie recording puts friends and family in motion.
As photo keeper of family memories, you can rely on the Coolpix L120 to capture great still images that you can print and save. But a band concert without sound is incomplete and a 60-yard touchdown drive without the fleet-footed runs isn’t as exciting. That’s where the Coolpix L120′s advanced One-Touch HD Movie recording capabilities come in. With the push of a button you’ll instantly be shooting 720p HD movies in full stereo. While shooting you can activate the camera’s zoom function to capture tight shots and close ups. And when you’re ready to share your movies with family and friends, you can use in-camera playback or the convenient HDMI output for simple hookup to an HDTV or computer.
Shoot snowboarders, Frisbee throwers and T-ball players with a single, versatile