Polaroid PDC2150 Review
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The Polaroid PhotoMax PDC 2150 is an entry-level two-megapixel point-n-shoot camera. It features 8MB of built-in memory plus a SD card slot to add additional memory. The 1.5-inch color LCD can be used for framing your shots as well as reviewing your pictures. Exposure control is automatic with a simplified menu where the user can adjust parameters like white balance and exposure compensation.
The PDC 2150 can be used as a video conferencing camera but it does not have a movie mode. It's powered by four standard AA type cells, alkaline, lithium or NiMH rechargeable type. Data is uploaded to the host computer via a Mass Storage compliant USB port.
PhotoMAX PDC 2150 Features:
- 2.1-Megapixel resolution for images up to 1600 x 1200 pixels
- Fixed focus 41mm lens (in 35mm equivalent) with Macro
- Program AE auto exposure
- Optical viewfinder and 1.5-inch color LCD screen
- 8MB internal memory + SD/MMC card slot
- Auto exposure, red-eye reduction and auto flash
- Power source: Four AA cells
- USB Mass Storage compliant device
The PDC2150 compared to a standard CD.
PhotoMAX PDC2150 Specifications
Specifications are as represented by the manufacturer.
||CCD, 2.14 Megapixels total |
||1600 x 1200 Large|
800 x 600 Small
||f = 6.2mm (35mm film equivalent: 41mm)|
||~ 2.0X |
||Fixed focus with macro mode |
||Normal: 12 in. ~ infinity|
Macro: 8 in. ~ 12 in.
||Real image optical viewfinder |
||1.5-inch color TFT LCD (61,000 pixels, 280x220) |
||Program AE |
||+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps |
||Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Tungsten |
||Mechanical and Electronic shutter |
||Still Image: Exif 2.1 JPEG(DCF), DPOF |
||8MB internal memory + SD / MMC card slot (up to 128MB) |
|Image Storage (8MB)
||1600 x 1200 Fine 8, Normal 11|
800 x 600 Fine 35, Normal 45
||Auto / Red - eye reduction / Fill-in flash / Flash off|
Range: 2.6 ~ 6.6 ft
||2 or 10 sec. |
||USB 1.1, Video (NTSC or PAL), DC INput |
||Single image, Magnified 2X, Slide show, DPOF |
||USB Storage Driver (Windows98 / 98SE / 2000 / ME / XP)|
Mac OS 9.0 ~ 10.2
||4 X AA alkaline, Lithium, NiMH,NiCd batteries |
||4.3 x 2.6 x 1.7 in.|
108 x 67 x 44 mm
||6.7 oz / 190g (without batteries and card) |
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