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Casio QV3000 EX/IR - My second Casio (2000), getting a bit long in the tooth now, but is responsible for 90% of the photographs in my Travel section. A bit big by today's standards but I find smaller cameras too fiddly and subject to bounce. Its served me well and despite the plastic body has resisted destruction (so far). 3.3mp

Casio QV3000 EX/IR
Casio QV3000 EX/IR

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The Casio QV-3000 digital camera employs an advanced 3.34 Megapixel CCD that captures every nuance of the subject you are trying to record. It features primary colour filters to create 2048 x 1536-pixel images of very high-definition and natural looking colour, and a new F2.0 Canon 3X optical zoom, wide-aperture lens. All of this gives the QV-3000 the means to record images of subjects that are too difficult for existing digital cameras with amazing definition and clarity.
The QV-3000 comes bundled with software that automates exchange of images with a personal computer. It supports use of an IBM micro drive, which means that image management and transfers are quicker and easier than ever before. Other features include a Night Mode that uses a CASIO original noise reduction system, and a choice between shutter speed and aperture priority. Its Continuous Mode records up to three images at intervals of 0.5 second! Take just the right picture with the QV-3000 digital camera.

  • 3.3 megapixels CCD delivering 2048 x 1536 and 1024 x 768 images.
  • 1.8 inch, TFT, low-glare colour LCD monitor.
  • F/2.0 to F/2.5, 7 to 21mm, 3x Canon zoom lens (equivalent to a 35mm 33 to 100mm lens).
  • 2x digital telephoto delivering up to 6x digital zoom.
  • Multi-Pattern, Center Point and Spot metering modes.
  • Shutter and Aperture Priority exposure modes plus a hidden, full manual mode.
  • Exposure compensation from -2 to +2 EV.
  • Shutter speeds from 2 to 1/1000 seconds with a bulb setting for long exposures, and a "hidden" feature for timed exposures to 60 seconds.
  • Aperture range from F/2 to F/8.
  • White balance with six modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent and Manual.
  • Normal sensitivity with variable setting from +1 to +3.
  • Two and 10 second self-timer.
  • Color, Black & White and Sepia tone image capture options.Multi-pattern, center point and spot metering modes
  • Built-in flash with four modes (Auto, On, Off and Red-Eye Reduction) with variable intensity setting.
  • Movie, Panorama, Landscape, Night Scene and Portrait exposure modes.
  • Continuous shutter shooting capability at quick intervals.
  • Serial and USB cables.
  • DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) compatibility for printing images.
  • Image capture in JPEG (Exif.Ver.2.1) for still images and AVI files for movie images on CompactFlash.

Model Number: QV-3500EX
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $499.00 Last EBay price (2005) £100
Street Price: $470.00
Price Update Date: 2002-07-09
Date Available:  
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: n/a
Operating System:  
Weight: 320 g / 11.2 oz
Weight With Batteries? No 
Size: 135 x 81 x 58 mm / 5.3 x 3.2 x 2.3 in
Warranty in Months: n/a
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2048x1536, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.34
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio:  
Quality Levels: 4
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 33 - 100 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.03x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values:
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detection 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity / 12.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 6 - 30 cm / 2.4 - 12.2 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture: f/8.0
Max Aperture: f/2.0
Aperture Range Description: 2.0 (wide) / 2.5 (telephoto) - 8 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 58 mm
Lens Thread Type: Body threads w/ adapter 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image type 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution (pixels): 122100
Max Playback Zoom:  
ISO Settings:  
ISO Rating Max:  
Number of White Balance Settings: 6
White Balance Settings: Auto, Manual, 4 presets 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 60 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Multi, Center-weighted, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer:  
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill In, Off, Red Eye Reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters):  
Flash Range Description: 0.5 - 4.0 meters 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2 
Other Memory Types: IBM Microdrive 
Memory Included (MB): 320.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: AVI 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Battery Form Factor: AA, CR-3VP 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, NiMH, Lithium 
Batteries Included:  
Battery Charger Included:  
More Information
Notes & Features: IBM MicroDrive compatible, bundle includes 340MB MicroDrive. Features 'best shot mode' which offers 28 preset settings selected by an image demonstrating the effect, such as 'Fireworks' 'Night', etc. In-camera image resizing to 640 x 480 for email. Histogram in playback mode. Key customise function. 

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