Monday, March 16, 2009

Canon PowerShot SD1100 Camera





In order to better stimulate the economy, I bought a new camera, total price I paid was $139.00. Canon PowerShot SD1100 Camera (Gold)
Here're the specs:
* 8.0 Megapixel CCD sensor for up to 3264 x 2448 pixel images
* 3x optical 38-114mm (35mm equivalent) zoom
* Optical Image Stabilization (IS) technology
* Large 2.5" color LCD with 230,000 pixels
* Widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio for HDTV display
* Ultra-compact and durable stainless steel body (3.42 x 2.16 x 0.87 in.)
* Advanced TTL AiAF 9-point autofocus system with focus-assist lamp
* Canon's Face Detection AF/AE/FE technology with AF-Point Zoom feature
* Auto, Scene and Camera M (Program) exposure modes
* Continuous 1.3fps shooting until memory is full
* Movie mode w/sound 30 640x480/320x240 up to 4GB
* Evaluative metering on focus point or Spot
* Exposure compensation: +/-2EV in 1/3-step increments
* White Balance: Auto, 5 presets or Custom
* Various My Colors digital Photo Effects (10 presets or custom)
* Shutter speeds of 15 seconds to 1/1500 second
* Auto noise reduction with 1.3 sec or longer shutter speeds
* Selectable ISO settings from 80 to 1600
* Voice memo (up to 60 secs) can be attached to images
* Intelligent Orientation Sensor
* Built-in microphone and speaker
* Lithium rechargeable battery and charger included
* Direct print and PictBridge Compliant
* High-speed USB 2.0 connectivity for PC and Mac
* SD/SDHC and MMC/MMC+/HC MMC+ card storage, 32MB SD card supplied
* Manufacturer Part Number: 2510B001
* Warranty: 1 year

Saturday, March 14, 2009

MSI 10" netbook

I ordered a netbook from J&R on March 11 and it arrived today, total price I paid was $299.99.
Here're the specs:
# Box Contents: MSI Wind U100-641US 10" Mini Notebook, 3-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery, 65W (100/240v) AC power adapter, Software Bundle: Windows XP Home, 1-Year Limited Warranty
# Intel Atom N270 1.6 GHz Processor
# 512 KB L2 Cache, 533 MHz Bus speed
# 1024 MB DDR2 (PC2-5300) RAM
# 160 GB SATA Hard Drive
# 10" WSVGA (1024 x 600) LED Backlit Display
# Two internal Speakers
# Built-in 1.3 Megapixel Webcamera and Microphone
# Built-in 802.11b/g Wireless
# 10/100 Ethernet LAN
# 4-in-1 Card Reader: SD, MultiMedia Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro
# 3 x USB 2.0, Headphone out; Microphone-in, VGA, RJ-45
# Approximate Unit Dimensions: 10.23" (L) x 7.08" (D) x 1.24" (H)
# Approximate Unit Weight: 2.3 Pounds