Casio Adds Rugged Digital to Line-up

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Digital Photography and other Digital Photography topics.

Casio Adds Rugged Digital to Line-up

Shockproof, waterproof digital cameras aren't news these days. But Casio's new enry - the EX-G1 is worthy of note.

In keeping with the Exilim tradition Casio has designed the slimmest shockproof/waterproof point-and-shoot. But they've also added a feature to the 12.1 MP EX-G1 that sets it apart from the pack.

The camera offers "Interval Shooting." The feature automatically shoots frames at intervals of 10 seconds, 30 seconds, 1 minute or 3 minutes. Using a camera mount (available separately), you can set the camera and then take it with you mountain biking, snowboarding or other high-action event. The camera will take a frame at the set interval while you concentrate on getting down the mountain - or wherever your going.

And I do mean wherever, because teh EX-G1 can be used underwater - up to 10 feet - for 60 minutes.

With a 3x internal zoom, settings up to ISO 3200 and face detection - among others - the EX-G1 has a decent feature set. It will be available in December at an estimated $299.99. It's not a cheap camera. But if you're looking for a rugged camera that offers hands-free operation, it's worth a look.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Digital Photography Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Byron White