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Voigtlaender to launch three new digital cameras at Photokina

Voigtlaender opens the box to present three new digital cameras at the Photokina. Top of the line will be the Virtus XM 8600, an 8.1 megapixel compact digital camera with 6x optical zoom and a 2.8 inch LCD monitor. The 8.1 megapixel Virtus D 800 comes with 3x optical zoon and a 2.5 inch LCD monitor. Last in line is the new Virtus D 600, a 6.2 megapixel camera with 3x optical zoom and 2.5" LCD monitor. The Virtus XM 8600 and the D800 cameras come with a metal color body, the Virtus D600 is dressed in black...
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The Voigtlaender Virtus XM 8600

Image Sensor CCD 8.1 megapixels
LCD monitor 2,8“ full color TFT
Optical finder Real image viewfinder with optical zoom
Image quality Fine, Standard, Economy
Image resolution Still Image: 3264x2448 / 2560x1920 / 1600x1200 / 640x480,
Movie Image: 640x480
Image storage SD Storage Card (up to 1 GB)
File format JPEG (EXIF 2.2), DCF , DPOF, AVI, TIFF
Lens 6x optical zoom lens
f = 7,8mm – 46,8 mm
F = 2,8 – 4,8 
Focus range 0,30m – infinity (Macro-Tele)
0,05m – infinity (Macro-Wide)
0,50m – infinity (Standard)
Focusing Autofocus
Shutter speed Normal exposure 1/2 -1/1500 sec. 
Image capturing Single, 3 images with –0.67, 0, + 0,67 EV, 3 images continuously
Digital zoom 1x  8.5x(Capture mode)
  2x, 4x, 8x (Playback mode)
Exposure comp. - 2 EV up to + 2 EV (in 0.3 EV increments)
White balance Auto, Incandescent, Neon 1, Neon 2, Day light, Cloudy, Manual
Flash Auto, red-eye-reduction-mode, suppressed flash, forced flash
Self Timer 10 sec, 2 sec., 10+2 sec., interval (1,3,10,60 min) 
Video output NTSC / PAL
Terminal DC IN 5V terminal, USB terminal, A/V OUT terminal
Power supply Lithium Ion battery, or AC adapter (5V)
W x D x H 93 x 57 x 25,5 mm (without protruding parts)
Weight Approx 164 g (without battery)


The Voigtlaender Virtus D 800

Image Sensor CCD 8.1 megapixels
LCD monitor 2,5“ full color TFT
Optical finder Real image viewfinder with optical zoom
Image quality Superfine, Fine, Standard
Image resolution Still Image: 3264x2448 / 2560x1920 / 1600x1200 / 640x480,
Movie Image: 640x480
Image storage SD Storage Card (up to 1 GB)
File format JPEG (EXIF 2.2), DCF , DPOF, AVI, TIFF
Lens 3x optical zoom lens
f = 7,5mm – 22,5 mm
F = 2,8 – 4,8 
Focus range 0,30m – infinity (Macro-Tele)
0,05m – infinity (Macro-Wide)
0,50m – infinity (Standard)
Focusing Autofocus
Shutter speed Normal exposure 1/2 -1/1500 sec. 
Image capturing Single, 3 images with –0.67, 0, + 0,67 EV, 3 images continuously
Digital zoom 5.1x (Capture mode)
  2x and 4x (Playback mode)
Exposure comp. - 2 EV up to + 2 EV (in 0.3 EV increments)
White balance Auto, Incandescent, Neon 1, Neon 2, Day light, Cloudy, Manual
Flash Auto, red-eye-reduction-mode, suppressed flash, forced flash
Flash range 0.5m up to 2,7 m
ISO sensitivity Equivalent to ISO 50/100/200/Auto
Self Timer 10 sec, 2 sec., 10+2 sec., interval (1,3,10,60 min) 
Video output NTSC / PAL
Terminal DC IN 5V terminal, USB terminal, A/V OUT terminal
Power supply Lithium Ion battery, or AC adapter (5V)
W x D x H 91 x 57 x 27 mm (without protruding parts)
Weight Approx 150 g (without battery)


The Voigtlaender Virtus D 600

Image Sensor CCD 6.2 megapixels
LCD monitor 2,5“ full color TFT
Optical finder Real image viewfinder with optical zoom
Image quality Fine, Standard, Economy
Image resolution Still Image: 2816x2112 / 2272x1704 / 1600x1200 / 640x480
Movie Image: 640x480
Image storage SD Storage Card (up to 1 GB)
File format JPEG (EXIF 2.2), DCF , DPOF, AVI, TIFF
Lens 3x optical zoom lens
f = 5,4mm – 16.2 mm
F = 3,2 – 5,5 
Focus range 0,35m – infinity (Macro-Tele)
0,06m – infinity (Macro-Wide)
0,50m – infinity (Standard)
Focusing Autofocus
Shutter speed Normal exposure1/2 -1/1500 sec. 
Image capturing Single, 3 images with –0.67, 0, + 0,67 EV, 3 images continuously
Exposure comp. - 2 EV up to + 2 EV (in 0.3 EV increments)
Flash range 0.6 m up to 2,1 m
Self Timer 10 sec, 2 sec., 10+2 sec., interval (1,3,10,60 min)
Video output NTSC / PAL
Terminal DC IN 5V terminal, USB terminal, A/V OUT terminal
Power supply Lithium Ion battery, or AC adapter (5V)
W x D x H 88,5 x 54,5 x 24 mm (without protruding parts)
Weight Approx 130 g (without battery)

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September 20, 2006
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