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Best Buy Releases Zoom H2n Handy Recorder

by Johan on November 4, 2011

Best Buy Releases Zoom H2n Handy Recorder

Best Buy has started offering the Zoom H2n Handy Recorder for $199.99 with free shipping. This portable recorder comes equipped with five integrated studio-quality microphones and provides 4 recording modes such as Mid-Side (MS) stereo, 90-degree X/Y stereo, 2-channel and 4-channel surround sound for versatile use. The Zoom H2n also records in WAV up to 24-bit/96kHz and MP3 up to 320kbps. Other specs include a 1.8-inch LCD display, a built-in reference speaker, a new data recovery function, and a High-Speed USB 2.0 interface. The Zoom H2n is powered by a pair of standard AA alkaline batteries that offer enough juice for up to 20-hour of operation time. [Product Page]

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Rollei PDF-S 330 Pro And PDF-S 390 Pro Slide And Photo Scanners

Rollei is ready to release two new slide and photo scanners namely the Rollei PDF-S 330 Pro and Rollei DF-S 390 Pro. The Rollei DF-S 390 Pro is capable of scanning paper photos in medium format (6×6 cm, 6×4.5 cm). The scanner has a 2.7-inch color display and a 9-megapixel CMOS sensor that offers a maximum scan resolution of 2200 dpi. The Rollei DF-S 390 Pro also adopts the Magic Touch technology that removes scratches and lint for best results.

The Rollei DF-S 390 Pro features a 9-megapixel sensor with a scan resolution of 2400 dpi and a 2.7-inch color LCD display. The gadget is able to scan color negatives, loose and mounted slides in 36x24mm format and paper photos up to a size of 10×15 cm. Both scanners come equipped with a slide holder (35 mm) for four framed slides, two film holders for film strips (135 mm and 120 mm) with up to six pictures, a power adaptor, a USB cable, a TV cable and a user manual. The Rollei PDF-S 330 Pro and Rollei DF-S 390 Pro are priced at $455 and $400, respectively. [PhotographyBLOG]

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HP Slate 2 Windows Tablet PC

by Isaiah on November 3, 2011

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Check out this newly introduced Windows tablet PC from HP, the Slate 2. Aimed at business users, the device is packed with an 8.9-inch 1024 x 600 capacitive touchscreen display (finger and pen input support), a 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z670 processor, up to 64GB mSATA SSD, an SD card slot, a VGA front-facing camera, a 3.0-megapixel rear-facing camera, 3G (optional), WiFi, Bluetooth, SRS Premium Sound, a TPM embedded security chip, two USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI port, a 6-hour battery and runs on Windows 7 OS. The HP Slate 2 is scheduled to hit the market later this month for a starting price of $699. [HP]

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Casio LK-165 Portable Keyboard

by Johan on November 3, 2011

Casio LK-165 Portable Keyboard

Casio has rolled out the LK-165 portable keyboard in the US market. The keyboard features a 61-key piano-style keys that light up and teach you which notes to play. The Casio LK-165 also provides up to 400 built-in tones, 150 rhythms, 110 built-in songs, 10 reverb types, a sampling function, a 3.5mm mini audio input and a USB MIDI port for class compliant MIDI operation. This portable keyboard draws its power from an AC adapter or batteries. The Casio LK-165 portable keyboard is priced at $129.99. [Product Page]

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Evergreen DN-ECS01 USB Turntable

by Johan on November 2, 2011

Evergreen DN-ECS01 USB Turntable

Shanghai Donya has started selling the Evergreen DN-ECS01 USB turntable. What makes this stereo record player unique is that it comes in a briefcase. The Evergreen DN-ECS01 connects to your computer via a USB port, allowing you to record old melodies into your computer. Measuring 358mm x 290mm x 110mm and weighing 650 grams, the Evergreen DN-ECS01 USB turntable is priced at 8999 Yen($115) [Donya]

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