The result, replete with vertical-line noise artifacts, has a distinctly lo-fi grungy look about it, but so do quite a lot of the world’s best photographs. Plus Microsoft NetMeeting , which is a free download. The bad news is that the little microphone lurking behind the tiny grille on the back of the PenCam is not very good. The VC 2 can do that, but the DualPix can’t – it lets you delete everything, or nothing. Its distortion’s not too bad, and its colour rendering is notably superior. See developer information and full list of programs. If only it worked when the light wasn’t bright.

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Apart from the fact that they’re cheap, tiny lightweight cameras pencaj it easy to play with goofy photographic ideas. When you use XGA mode, the camera scales the image before it compresses it, and it also uses a noticeably lower level of compression – the by image has 2.

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Now, a few general PenCam caveats. Now, Wal-Mart can deliver HD-quality movies directly to a variety of And there’s often also a general make-this-photo-nicer button, which produces results about as good as anybody could, if they were starting from a tiny-cam picture. Say goodbye to shake and hello to live streams. The distance from the middle of the shutter button to the middle of the lens is only about 15mm, which means it’s easy to put your knuckle in the way of the lens.


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This low light picture’s taken with the default infinity focus setting, and it’s rather fuzzy, but the DualPix’s large image capacity means it’s very easy to tweak the focus a little, take a picture, tweak it some more, take another, and so on.

White Balance White Balance. Intensity curve tweaking would make the picture even nicer, but I didn’t do any; this is just the scaled picture straight off the memory card. Half picture, half giant fuzzy ghostly thumb? If it’s time for a bit better camera, this aiptwk your Canon If it’s time for a bit better camera, this is your Canon by Lori Grunin.

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Aiptek Pen Cam Manager – drivers for windows 7, Driver scan: So if you take pictures and then leave them in the camera, it’ll flatten its batteries in a couple of weeks just sitting on the shelf. Pencma sounds like a complete waste of time, and it is – well, the interpolation is, at least.

On the plus side, blurriness means good compression; an unexciting blurry pan around my computer room gave me a 6.

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When the DualPix is turned off, it’s really turned off, and doesn’t drain its batteries. The shutter button’s on the top of the casing out of the way of the lens, but the whole thing’s so teeny that it’s easy to hold it in such a way that one of your fingers partly occludes the image.


I got in closer this time, so I could play with the DualPix’s adjustable focus. Posted in Aiptek Camcorders Another peencam – tree branches against the partially overcast sky.

Sure, most such pictures will be rubbish, but so what? Hallo, find leider die Software meiner Pencam ned mehr. This is the low light output from the PenCam VR 2 click for the full-resolution version.

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If you’ve got no digital camera penacm someone buys you this one then it’s indubitably better than nothing, although it really won’t be any use to you for anything but close-ups if the focus of the one I got is representative.

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But creation of niche programs with a small audience, say shows. Digital photography begins its v2 chapter with radical changes Computational photography remakes phone photos, while Canon and Nikon embrace the camera design of the future. In webcam mode, the microphone doesn’t work, and the best frame rate the thing can manage in by mode is an unexciting nine frames per second.

You start your run of continuous shots on something bright, then aipte to the dark thing. Here are some by excerpts of the results.