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Voigtlaender announces the 4 megapixel Virtus D4 digital camera

Voigtlaender Germany is continuing its small steps into the digital camera arena. The Virtus D4 follows Voigtlaender's tradition to start camera names with "Vi", like my mini Voigtlaender Vitoret 110 EL, bought some 20 years ago, as a poor man's substitute for the famous Minox spy cameras. The new Virtus D4 is not that small, but is still very compact as it measures only 88,5x 54,5x 24mm. The cameras comes with a 4,2 megapixels CCD and a spacious 2 inch LCD...
The Voigtlaender website


Image Sensor 1 /2,5” CCD 4,2 megapixels
LCD monitor 2,0“ full color TFT
Optical viewfinder Real image viewfinder
Image quality Fine, Standard, Economy
Image storage SD Storage Card (up to 512 MB)
Image resolution Still Image:2272x1704 / 1600x1200/ 1280x960 / 640x480
Movie Image:320x240
Image file format DCF 1.0, DPOF 1.1, EXIF 2.2, AVI
Lens 3 x optical zoom lens
f = 5,4mm – 16,2 mm
F = 2,8 – 4,8
Focus range 0,50m – infinity (Macro-Tele)
0,06m – infinity(Macro-Wide)
0,35m – infinity (Standard)
Focusing Autofocus (TTL method AF)
Shutter speed 1/2 sec. – 1/1000 sec.
Image capturing Single, 3 images with –0.67, 0,+0.67 EV / 3 images continuously
Digital zoom 3.6x (Capture mode)
2x and 4x (Playback mode)
Exposure compensation - 2 EV up to + 2 EV (in 0.3 EV increments)
White balance Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Day light, Cloudy,Manual
Flash Auto, red-eye-reduction-mode, suppressed flash, forced flash
Flash effective range 0,5 m up to 2,7m
ISO sensitivity Equivalent to ISO 50/100/200/Auto
Self Timer 10 sec, 2 sec., 10+2 sec., interval
Video output NTSC / PAL
Terminal DC IN terminal, USB terminal, AV OUT terminal
Power supply Lithium Ion battery, or AC adapter
(5 V)
Measures (WxDxH) 88,5x 54,5x 24mm (without protruding parts)
Weigt Approx 125g (without battery)
August 23, 2004
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