Sipix SP-1300 Review

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SP1300 Shoot & Share

Posted on 01/23/02

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The SiPix SP-1300 Shoot & Share 1.3 Mega Pixel digital camera has a 2x DIGITAL zoom to get up close to your subject. And with the fixed focus lens, taking a picture is as simple as pushing the shutter button. The 1.8- inch color LCD monitor provides accurate framing, image previewing and instant playback.

The SP-1300 comes with an 8MB removable and reusable CompactFlash card that stores up to 110 images. When the card reaches its capacity, simply remove it from the camera and insert another one of any size. SiPix SP-1300 features USB mass storage interface. With this device you can download the images from your camera to your computer without installing Twain driver or using additional graphic software.

 SiPix SP 1300 with the SiPix Pocket Color 200 Printer
The SP-1300 Shoot & Share camera
with the companion PC-200 pocket printer with its 2-1/8" x 3-9/16" Mini-Print

The SP-1300 Shoot & Share digital camera when combined with the portable SiPix PocketColor 200 printer, will produce dye sub 1-7/8" x 2-1/2" images on 2-1/8 x 3-9/16 plastic over-coated photos without the use of a computer. Simply plug the SP-1300 digital camera to the PocketColor 200 with a USB cable, select an image to print from the digital camera and press the print button to get instant prints. Print costs are about fifty cents each a suggested retail for the proprietary paper and ribbon cartridge.

The PocketColor 200 comes with the with the A/C power supply OR can operate using 4 AA batteries, making it ideal for on location printing. Now you can get high quality prints anytime and anywhere. This is a true mobile imaging toolkit for people such as insurance adjusters, realtors or construction workers who need to make prints at the job site or on location. It's also perfect for the home user who wants high quality smaller prints quickly and easily, at home or away, without the need for a computer.

SiPix SP-1300 Major Features:

  • 1.3 Mega Pixel resolution provides exceptional detail
  • 1.8" color LCD allows instant preview and playback
  • Direct print feature to the SiPix PocketColor 100 or PocketColor 200 printer
  • 2x digital zoom to get up-close shots
  • USB mass storage interface for quick and easy image transfer
  • 8MB CompactFlash (TM) card stores up to 110 images
  • MGI PhotoSuite III SE provides powerful and user-friendly photo editing

Physical Views

 SiPix SP 1300

 SiPix SP 1300

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 SiPix SP 1300

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Image sensor 1/3.2" CCD with 1.3 million square pixels
Output resolution Superfine
1280 x 960
Low compression
1280 x 960
High compression
640 x 480
Memory 8MB CompactFlash card (included)
Image capacity Superfine: 10 Fine: 24 Economy: 110
LCD monitor 1.8" TFT color LCD
Lens 5-element glass
Focal length F=6.03 mm (35mm equivalent=46.6 mm)
Focus distance Auto: 0.8m to Infinity (22" to Infinity)
Lens aperture F2.8/F8.0
Shutter speed 1/2 ~ 1/500 second (electronic/mechanical)
Sensitivity ISO 100, 200 (manual)
Zoom 2x digital
Flash Auto, on, off, red-eye reduction
Exposure control Auto, manual
Exposure range EV-2 ~ EV+2
White balance Auto, manual (daylight, cloud, tungsten, fluorescent)
Power source 4 AA alkaline batteries (included)
Power adapter: 6-7V, 2A center positive (optional)
Self-timer 5, 10, 15 seconds
Computer interface USB cable
USB mass storage Yes
Date/time stamp Yes
Print mark format DPOF
Special effect Black/white; sepia
Sharpness Sharp, normal, soft
Slide show 3, 5, 10 seconds
Camera weight 10.6 oz. (330g) with batteries; 7.9 oz. (245g) w/o batteries
Camera dimensions 4.8" x 2.8" x 1.9" (123 x 71 x 47 mm)
Package weight 1 lb. 10.5 oz

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