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Umax Intros New Multi-Function DigiCam

6/10/2003 09:52:00 AM Eastern

Dallas, Texas - UMAX announced today the AstraPix 540, a 2-megapixel digital camera that doubles as a Web-cam, video recorder and MP3 player.

The new AstraPix 540 is shipping now for a suggested retail price of $199.

The 540 is styled in a metallic finish and features a self-timer, optical viewfinder, a 1.6-inch TFT display, 7MB of internal memory, a CompactFlash card slot, automatic and manual white balance, and a 16-level digital zoom. The unit can capture AVI video clips at 320 by 240 pixels at 15 frames per second (fps). In Web cam mode the camera captures and streams video at 320 by 240 pixels at 30 fps. The AstraPix 540 can also capture rapid images in continuous mode at three pictures per shot at 1280 by 1024 resolution.

The camera comes bundled with a headset and PhotoStudio 1.3 imaging software.