New UMAX AstraPix 670 and AstraPix 630

The AstraPix 670 and 630 offer features usually found in more expensive cameras, including the ability to capture both still images and video with audio, a 3.3 megapixel CCD for crisper, more vibrant pictures, and a built-in microphone and speaker for audio narration and playback. The AstraPix 670 also features a 3x optical zoom for accurate, detailed close ups. These exciting new cameras are available now with an MSRP of $229 AstraPix 670 and $179 AstraPix 630.

The AstraPix 670 and 630 capture video and audio with a resolution of 320 x 240. The cameras are PC and Mac compatible and feature a 1.5-inch LCD, an expandable SD card slot, 16MB of built-in memory, a 2 and 10 second self-timer, optical viewfinder, flash, and MGI PhotoSuite and MGI VideoWave for photographers to get started right out of the box.

“The AstraPix 670 and 630 are the ideal cameras for anyone that wants higher-end features at the price of an entry-level digital camera,” said Christabel Chen, vice president of sales and marketing for UMAX Technologies, Inc. “At only $229 and $179, these cameras pack a punch giving photographers all the tools they need to capture video, audio and great- looking still images whether they’re on vacation, attending an event, or as a hobbyist.”

For photography enthusiasts, the camera offers a focal length of F2.66/5.69mm ~ F4.9/16.29 mm (37mm ~ 108 MM related to 35 mm film) for the AstraPix 670 and a focal length of F3.3/6.21mm (39mm related to 35mm film) for the AstraPix 630. Working area for the cameras is 0.2 m ` infinity with a macro of 10 ~ 50 cm (AstraPix 670). The camera also features automatic exposure (1/3 sec. ~ 1/1000), long-term 1 sec. ~ 8 sec, manual -2EV to +2EV in 1/3 steps. White balance controls are either automatic or manual (daylight, shade, tungsten, fluorescent, black and white).

The AstraPix 670 and 630 include MGI PhotoSuite 4 SE, MGI VideoWave 4 SE, USB cable, camera bag, hand strap and 2 AA batteries.

Customer Service and Support

Customers may call the UMAX technical support center at (214) 739-1915, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (CST). Customers