|UMAX Introduces 1.3 Megapixel 4-in-1 Digital Camera |
AstraPix 430 allows consumers to capture high-res still pictures, short movies, audio, and can also be used as a Web cam
DALLAS, TX., March 12, 2003 -- UMAX Technologies, Inc. today announced the AstraPix 430, the company's latest addition to its line of consumer-friendly digital cameras. The 4-in-1 AstraPix 430 is ideal for beginning digital photographers as well as travelers. The camera offers a set of powerful, easy-to-use features with a bundled suite of digital imaging and video software available now at www.umax.com with a special introductory price of $55 (standard MSRP is $95).
The AstraPix 430 can capture 1.3 megapixel images, 5 simultaneous images in burst mode, short video clips at 352x288 up to 15 fps, and up to 30 fps at VGA and CIF resolutions in Web cam mode. For recording and listening to voice notes and annotations, the camera features a built-in microphone and speaker. The camera also includes a two-mode flash (auto and off), 16 MB SDRAM, optical viewfinder, and an SD memory card slot for additional storage of still images, audio and video.
"The AstraPix 430 really opens the door for beginning and casual photographers to easily enter the world of digital photography," said Christabel Chen vice president of sales and marketing for UMAX Technologies, Inc. "This camera is packaged with value-added features and ships with an entire suite of MGI and Microsoft imaging, conferencing and video software to help consumers start capturing, editing and sharing life's special moments right out of the box."
The onboard 16MB of memory can store up to 9 two megapixel images, 47 1.3 megapixel images, 203 VGA images, 150 seconds of video at 320 x 240, and 52 minutes of sound.
The AstraPix 430 includes a USB cable, 4 AAA batteries, camera stand, manual, and wrist strap. The bundled software includes camera driver, MGI PhotoSuite 4 SE, MGI VideoWave 4 SE, MGI PhotoVista 2.02 and Microsoft NetMeeting.
Customer Service and Support
Customers may call the UMAX technical support center at (214) 739-1915, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CST). Customers can also contact UMAX for technical support via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About UMAX Technologies, Inc.
UMAX Technologies, Inc. is a technology leader in the design and distribution of a full line of imaging products. The company maintains its leadership position in the imaging market with a broad line of desktop scanners and digital cameras. UMAX is located at 10460 Brockwood Drive, Dallas, Texas, 75238 and is on the Web at: http://www.umax.com.
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