By toy-cam standards, this picture is a revelation. Again evidence of “extra” compression was evident with the camera really struggling to cope with complex changing scenes. In Brief What it is: Plug it into the TV at parties! You want a black frame? These “super-toy-cams” have the basic problems of all baby digicams.

Uploader: Muhn
Date Added: 20 November 2012
File Size: 40.88 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 24425
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

Mustek DV review – Engadget

One thing that did impress me was the cameras sound reproduction. They fit in your pocket, they run from two AA batteries and they can shoot video clips as well as stills. If you have a PC then this really isn’t a bad budget camera. No separate record buttons for stills and video; you just switch between still and video mode with one button.

Better you should save your money for a camera musteek do what you need, or pick up a second hand digicam dv000 suits your current budget, than buy something cheap new that won’t be useful to you. Connections Memory Card Slot. I took full and medium resolution shots of the same scene, Photoshop-scaled the full-res one down to byand compared them; the medium-res original was slightly sharper, but there was no real difference in image quality.

They’re not in the same class at all. It’s definitely not perfect, though; more on that in a moment. If it’s time for a mustel better camera, this is your Canon If it’s time dv3000 a bit better camera, this is your Canon by Lori Grunin. Behind the fold out TFT are all the picture controls, arranged much like a Canon video camera.


As usual for memory cards among other storage devicesthe one that comes with the DV isn’t quite as big as the sticker says. ev3000

Mustek DV3000

Some buttons do double duty for different modes, but dv000 of the important features clash and have to be broken out into a menu. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.

The Mustek has a video resolution of x, which is similar to VHS quality. Also included there is a copy of KinoAmp that can be used to play the video back.

Additional Features Self-Timer Delay. It doesn’t come with a little folding tripod, but it does have a standard-thread umstek socket on the bottom, so you can attach it to the tripod of your choice.

I’ve recompressed it to save space, but the quality loss is almost imperceptible. No optical zoom, of course, but no focus adjustment, either.

Far worse interpolation crimes have been committed than this, but there still seems to dv0300 no point using the DV’s by mode. And they cost about the same as a rock bottom entry level “proper” digicam – something like a Kodak Easyshare CX or Olympus Camedia C also known as the D And, in all important respects, it is.


I also tried videoing my 7 year old niece in her back garden and the results here were quite acceptable. Find out more here. This musteo mean you have to get a tripod, though; it just means you have to rest the camera on something. Super-toy-cams aren’t as silly as they look, though. A lens with about a 45 degree field of view is known as a “normal” lens, because it approximates the field of view of human vision.


They commonly refuse to even try, and just bleep at you to tell you to turn on some more lights. It was the work of a moment dv000 remove the DV’s clip-on lens surround, but then I saw this. To compare it I took a similar shot with my Samsung DigiMax. On the subject of which – the shot-to-shot time time between taking one still picture and being able to take another for the top resolution mode was a lazy 12 seconds.

Optical Sensor Sensor Resolution.

Mustek DV – digital camera Overview – CNET

Consulting the camera manual showed that Direct X V8 codecs are used, which might explain the problem. I don’t like the digital zoom and the fact you can’t zoom while recording video. And the DV, despite its quirks, is the best I’ve seen so far.

People have peripheral vision out rather further than that, of course, but what normally sighted people perceive as their view of the world is a roughly 45 degree slice out of the middle.