AIPTEK has launched the AHD 300 providing 1080p high definition video recording for just £129.99. Measuring just 120 x 73 x 34mm, this palm sized camcorder is designed for ultimate portability and allows the easy capture of both video and still images.
• High definition (1080p) AVC HD (1440 x 1080 pixels, 16.9) resolution @ 30 fps
• High definition (720p) AVC HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution @ 30 fps
• DVD (720x480) resolution @ 60 fps
• 2x digital zoom @ 1080p/30fps
• 4x digital Zoom @ 720p/30fps : DVD/60fps : CIF/30fps
• Record up to 2 hrs of 1080p high definition video onto an 8GB SDHC card (up to 8 hours of 1080p high definition video with a 32GB SDHC card)
• Still image capture up to 8 mega-pixel
The AHD 300 is aimed at the amateur video maker and is designed to allow the user to simply point and record. With 1080p HD recording and CIF (352x240) mode for YouTube use, videos recorded on the AHD 300 can be enjoyed at home in life like high definition or uploaded to YouTube for friends and family to enjoy.
With the standard for video moving towards high definition, AIPTEK’s AHD 300 will allow home movies captured today to benefit from the 1080p display technologies of TV’s designed for the foreseeable future. Recorded holiday memories can be played back in years to come safe in the knowledge that the 1080p picture quality is suitable for future high definition enjoyment.
The 4x digital zoom with user-friendly auto focus is accompanied by a Macro mode to ensure both distant and close-up subjects are captured in equal clarity. With 1440 x 1080 pixel HD (1080p) resolution at 30 fps and a 5-megapixel CMOS sensor, the AIPTEK AHD 300 provides high quality video recording and still images up to 8 mega pixels.
With a storage capacity of up to 32GB via SDHC card the AHD 300 is capable of storing up to 8 hours of 1080p high definition video in .mov (H.264/Quicktime) format or up to 4,000 jpeg images.
The bright 2.4” swivel-mounted TFT LCD display enables easy previewing and playback of both video and still images. AIPTEK’s AHD 300 can be connected directly to a TV via component (for HD output) or composite leads for convenient viewing of both video and still images. Wide screen playback is optimised with the AHD 300’s 16:9 mode and video is supported in both NTSC or PAL regions.
In addition to the standard functions for image and video capture such as red eye reduction, flash for still images and self timer, the AIPTEK AHD 300 offers 5 different White balance modes, a night mode to enhance video captured in low light and 3 modes (normal, black and white and classic) for stills photography.
All AIPTEK camcorders are designed for ease of use. The units are turned on and off by simply opening and closing the LCD display. Features such as auto focus, fast start up and one touch recording are designed to allow the user to concentrate on capturing the subject matter without having to negotiate numerous settings and options.
In line with AIPTEK’s user friendly philosophy, consideration has been given to the form factor of its camcorders. Measuring just 120 x 73 x 34mm, the AHD 300 fits conveniently into a pocket, glove compartment or flight bag enabling its users to carry it with them and capture those unexpected video opportunities that are often missed.
The AHD 300 is supplied with a Li-Ion rechargeable battery, remote control, carry pouch, video component out cable, AV cable, USB cable for data transfer or battery recharging and application software. For a faster charge an A/C adaptor is provided.
Pricing and availability
The AIPTEK AHD 300 will be available from August 2008 at an SRP of £129.99 (inc vat).
Please come and visit us at IFA 2008 for the first public showing of new Aiptek products. Hall 2.2 booth 121
About AIPTEK International
Specialists in the manufacture of multifunctional digital devices, AIPTEK has a large number of product innovations designed with the emphasis on build quality and value for money. AIPTEK’s product portfolio includes palm sized camcorders (hybrid devices incorporating digital video, still image capture, web cam, data storage, MP3 player and voice recorder in one compact design), digital picture frames and graphics tablets, as well as Bluetooth enabled technology.
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Date of Issue:
5 August 2008
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