SANYO Canada Launches New Digital CameraCorder

The palm-sized SANYO C40 CameraCorder offers TV-quality VGA MPEG-4 digital video (at 30 fps) with 4.0 megapixel (MP) still resolution and a 1.8 inch rotatable LCD display. It has a 5.8X optical (and 10X digital) zoom, with an MSRP of $529.99.

SANYO Canada Launches New Digital CameraCorder


Concord, ON, November 23, 2005 � SANYO Canada has launched a new digital CameraCorder, continuing the company�s strategy of producing small digital cameras that eliminate the need for a separate camera and camcorder.

The palm -sized SANYO Xacti VPC -C40 CameraCorder follows the SANYO Xacti C5GX, launched last spring. Offering many of the same features, the C40 houses SANYO patented technology that enables users to shoot digital stills and video simultaneously.

It offers TV -quality VGA MPEG -4 digital video (at 30 fps) and stereo audio and 4.0 megapixel (MP) still resolution with a 1.8 inch rotatable LCD display. It has a 5.8X optical (and 10X digital) zoom, digital image stabilization system and is SD compatible, eliminating the need for tapes. The camera also connects to recording devices via S -AV and USB interface cables and recharges through an AC adapter.

Measuring 69 (W) X 34 (D) X 108 (H) mm with a weight (including battery and SD card) of 171 grams, MSRP for the SANYO Xacti VPC -C40 CameraCorder is $529.99 and it is available in silver.

Product images are available at www.ccnmatthews.com/sanyo

Founded in 1958, SANYO Canada is based in Concord, Ontario (an industrial suburb north of Toronto), employing 100 people across the country. Founded in 1947 in Osaka, Japan, SANYO, which stands for �three oceans,� has $22 billion worldwide in sales. The company provides a full range of SANYO consumer and industrial products including audio and video, digital cameras, wireless communication, LCD projectors and monitors, security video, air conditioning and home appliance products. SANYO is also the world�s largest manufacturer of rechargeable batteries. Its environmental focus includes solar energy panel products, non -fluorocarbon refrigeration, and electric vehicle power solutions (for the Ford Escape Hybrid). It is also a major manufacturer of lab equipment and C02 incubators. Visit www.sanyo.ca for more information.

For information and to arrange interviews/demos, please contact:

Mark LaVigne, APR
President,
Hunter LaVigne Communications Inc.
905 -841 -2017 (office)
416 -884 -2018 (cell)
mark.lavigne@sympatico.ca


Bryan Asa
General Manager, Digital Imaging
Sanyo Canada
(905) 760 -4005 (office)
(416) 705 -7193 (cell)
basa@sci.sanyo.com










Featured Product

PureLink - HCE III TX/RX: 4K HDR over HDBaseT Extension System w/ Control and Bi-Directional PoE

PureLink - HCE III TX/RX: 4K HDR over HDBaseT Extension System w/ Control and Bi-Directional PoE

The HCE III Tx/Rx HDBaseTâ„¢ extension system offers full HDMI 2.0 compliance supporting HDR (High Dynamic Range) and 4K@60Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling. Featuring PureLink's proprietary Pr©cis codec, a light compression technology, the HCE III can transport Ultra HD/4K, multi-channel audio, and High Dynamic Range (10 bits support) content over a single CATx cable. The HCE III provides HDMI extension up to 130 feet (40 meters) at Ultra HD/4K and up to 230 ft. (70 meters) at 1080p over category cable with embedded multi-channel audio, CEC pass-through, bi-directional RS-232 and IR control, and PoE - all with zero loss and zero noise. The HCE III Tx/Rx also supports Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD Master Audio plus LCPM (up to 192 kHz). Additionally, the low profile "slim box" enclosure design make the HCE III ideal for limited space installation environments, such as behind flat panel displays and video walls.