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Casio's Latest Edition To The QV Range.

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October 9, 2004

October 10, 2004 Its dimensions are a tiny 88.3(W) x 60.4(H) x 33.4(D) mm but the new Casio QV-R61 also takes six megapixel shots, making it a powerful but compact camera for discerning users. As an entry level model it boasts a 2-inch LCD screen, 3 x optical zoom as well as a help function that provides pop-ups to provide explanations of different icons. All this is wrapped up in a sleek aluminium body.

The QV-R61 has improved image quality and responsiveness due to the incorporation of CASIO's proprietary EXILIM Engine technology. The technology uses advanced circuitry to enhance image processing and functional performance delivering superior images with remarkably high resolution and low power consumption.

Most appealing in the new QV-R61 is the nearly instantaneous start up, astonishingly fast 0.01 second shutter release lag time, and high speed continuous shooting of up to 3 photos per second. For a six mega-pixel camera its internal 9.7 MB flash memory doesn't seem worthy of mention, however it does have a card slot that supports use of an SD memory card.

Full product specifications can be found at: http://world.casio.com/pacific/news/2004/qv_r61.html

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Mike Hanlon Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks. All articles by Mike Hanlon
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