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Philips launches "key ring" series wearable digital products: MP3 players and digital cameras.

Philips launches a series of wearable digital audio and video products. The Philips KEY007 & 008 are VGA (640 x 480) digital cameras that store hundreds of still images in JPEG format on its 64MB / 128MB internal memory.
The KEY camera can also double as a mass storage device for storing all types of data, such as Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, etc. or transferring these files from computer to computer...

OVERVIEW

Philips launches "key ring" series wearable digital products: MP3 players and digital cameras. - digital camera and photography newsCamera controls & displays

1 shutter button
press halfway down to help check lighting levels.

2 metal strap hole
attach the supplied neck strap here.

3 viewfinder window
to help frame your picture subject

4 lens
automatically opens when power on.The lens is closed when the power is off.

5 power on/ off
turn clockwise to switch on, turn anti-clockwise to switch off.

6 grip
place your finger/ thumb here to turn the power control.

7 USB port
Connect to your computer's USB port to charge the camera/ transfer files.

8 USB cover
detach the protective USB cover to reveal the camera's USB port.

9 Light level sensor
When you press the shutter button halfway, the sensor lights up according to surrounding light level conditions.

10 POWER
indicator lights up green/ blinks according to power status/ file transfer.

11  MEMORY
indicator lights up according to the available memory on the camera.


Technical specifications

sensor resolution - 307,200 pixels
optical image size - 1/4”
optical lens -  fixed focus length
viewfinder - plastic with red LED indication
LED indicators -  red, green, yellow
built-in battery rechargeable lithium (via USB)
PC interface - USB 1.1
internal memory capacity
for KEY007/ 0078/ 0079 model number 64MB
for KEY008 model number 128MB
case material -  magnesium camera body,
plastic USB cover
Power up time - under 3 seconds
auto power off - 60 seconds
shot to shot time - under 2.5 seconds
dimensions 86 mm x 28 mm x 18 mm, weight 30 g


Windows system requirements

– Pentium® MMX 166MHZ processor or better
– USB port with Windows 98 / Me / 2000 / XP
– 96MB RAM
– 50MB free hard disk space
– CD ROM drive
– video display card

For Windows 98 users only:
• WHEN CONNECTING THE CAMERA FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME TO CHARGE UP/ TRANSFER FILES, MAKE SURE YOU ONLY DO SO AFTER YOU HAVE INSERTED THE SUPPLIED CD-ROM INTO THE CD-ROM DRIVE FOR INSTALLTION OF THE REQUIRED DRIVERS.

CAUTION!: Computers that were upgraded from Windows 95 may not have USB compatibility!


Mac system requirements

– G3 or better
– Mac OS 9 - X
July 1, 2003
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