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New Products
Epson PhotoPC 500
In a Flash, It's on the Internet

The trip from the real world to the Internet can take mere seconds. The Epson PhotoPC 500 is a pocket-size digital camera that stores images in JPEG files so you can quickly transfer them into e-mail messages or to Web sites. The PhotoPC 500 has improved optics and more storage capacity than its predecessor and includes red-eye reduction flash.

The PhotoPC 500 stores 30 high-resolution or 60 standard-resolution images in its standard memory. It takes pictures in 24-bit color at a high resolution of 640x480 pixels or standard resolution of 320x240 pixels.

The camera measures 3.25 by 6.5 by 2 inches and weighs less than 1 pound. It includes four flash modes with flash ranges from 1.5 to 10 feet. An optional LCD monitor lets you preview and play back photos.

$499; PhotoView LCD monitor, $199

Epson America

800-GO-EPSON, 310-782-0770

Copyright 1997 CMP Media Inc.

(From Windows Magazine, January 1997, page 108.)