Pretec Electronics demonstrates DV6403, a new generation of VGA MPEG4 digital camcorder with 4 mega pixel digital still camera here at Photokina 2004, Cologne, Germany.
Pretec has been pioneering the world's 1st 2 MegaPixel DSC & MPEG4 tapeless digital camcorder with 30 fps VHS TV quality, available in the market since early 2003; and now further increasing the resolution up to 400% better, making the moving picture quality DVD-like as appeared to the consumer's eyes. Pretec DV6403, a CCD 4 mega-pixel digital still camera and 30fps VGA quality MPEG4 digital camcorder with 3X optical zoom and 4X digital zoom, weighs only 200 grams, is the world's lightest and most compact high performance digital camcorder in its class. Not only using compressed video format of SP (Simple Profile), DV6403 can also adopt ASP (Advanced Simple Profile), enabling high quality and high-definition video experience to even savvy users.
With bundled or optional Pretec SD/MMC card, users can enjoy more than 2 hours of high quality video. Pretec 1GB SD/MMC is the largest capacity SD/MMC in the market today and with write speed of 18MB/s (rated 120X), Pretec MMC 4.0 card is the fastest flash memory card on earth. Priced at $399, Pretec DV6403 will start delivery by Q4/2004.