Concord Camera intros CCD digital cameras

Both cost US$249.99 and are compatible with Windows® 98 / 98SE / 2000 / ME / XP and Mac OS 9.0 to 10.1 operating systems. The Concord Eye-Q 3340z, due later this month, features a 3 megapixel CCDsensor and a high resolution 3x internal optical zoom system; the Concord Eye-Q 4060AF, available now, packs a 4 megapixel CCD sensor, a 6x digital zoom, and an instant-release shutter and focusingsystem. Both cameras come with 16MB of internal flash memory and are equipped with an SD card slot for expanded storage.

Both models have five pre-set scene modes for capturing shots in a variety of settings, such as fireworks, night, indoor, sunset and beach/snow scenes. You also have the option to manually select the white balance for different lighting conditions. The Concord Eye-Q 3340z offers four image resolution levels; the Concord Eye-Q 4060AF offers five.

The cameras have multiple flash modes, auto white balance and preset exposure scenes. You can tackle close-up photography at distances as close as four inches with the Concord Eye- Q 3340z or eight inches with the Concord Eye-Q 4060AF. The cameras’ continuous shooting mode will automatically take seven uninterrupted pictures within two seconds. And they have self-timers, video modes, and a 1.5-inch color TFT Liquid Crystal Display that allows video and image viewing at up to 6x magnification.

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