desktop video cameras (fwd)

david a. schlussel (dschluss@engin.umich.edu)
Mon, 17 Apr 1995 11:44:13 -0400 (EDT)


this is a list of video cameras put together by a co-worker,
thought some of you might find it interesting...

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1) Howard Enterprises 4000 series black and white cameras
-CCD image 1/3" CCD, 532x500 picture elements, 270K pixels
-Horizontal resolution 260 lines
-Focus fixed
-Zoom no
-Audio no
-Document capable not recommended
-Video output composite
-Price $227

2) Howard Enterprises 4000 series color cameras
-CCD image 1/3" CCD, 532x500 picture elements, 270K pixels
-Horizontal resolution 330 lines
-Focus fixed
-Zoom no
-Audio optional ($17 more for preset level mic)
-Document capable not recommended
-Video output composite
-Price $299

3) Howard Enterprises 5000 series color cameras

-CCD image 1/3" CCD, 532x500 picture elements, 270K pixels
-Horizontal resolution 330 lines
-Focus fixed
-Zoom no
-Audio optional ($20 for adjustable level mic)
-Document capable not recommended
-Video output composite
-Price $314

4) Howard Enterprises 6000 series color cameras

-CCD image 1/3" CCD, 768x494 picture elements, 410K pixels
-Horizontal resolution 450 lines
-Focus variable focus
-Zoom manual
-Audio built in mic
-Document capable yes
-Video output S video or composite
-Price $359 with no lens, $481 with varifocus

5) Videolabs Flexcam

-CCD image 1/3" CCD, 510x492 picture elements
-Horizontal resolution 300 lines
-Focus 1/4" to infinity
-Zoom no
-Audio stereo mic
-Document capable yes
-Video output composite
-Price $595

6) Videolabs Flexcam Pro

-CCD image 1/3" CCD, 510x492 picture elements
-Horizontal resolution 300 lines
-Focus 1/4" to infinity
-Zoom no
-Audio stereo mic
-Document capable yes
-Video output S video
-Price $795

7) Sharp YH-7 series color CCD cameras
-CCD image 542x492 270,000 pixels
-Horizontal resolution 300 lines
-Focus fixed
-Zoom no
-Audio microphone option
-Document capable probably not
-Video output composite and S video
-Price $350-$550 list