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GE DV1-CO Waterproof/Shockproof 1080p Pocket Video Camera (Citrus Orange) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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- 1080P Digital Video Camera
- 2.5 Inch auto brightness LCD screen
- SD slot for SD/SDHC cards up to 32GB
- Waterproof up to five meters
- Built-in USB for easy transfer
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|Item Dimensions||5.83 x 2.44 x 5.59 inches|
|Item Weight||0.31 pounds|
|Lithium Battery Energy Content||700 Watt Hours|
|Lithium Battery Voltage||1 Volt|
|Lithium Battery Weight||50 grams|
|Media Format Digital Video||SD, SDHC|
|Optical Sensor Resolution||5 MP|
|Optical Sensor Technology||CMOS|
|Shipping Weight||0.95 pounds|
|Supported Battery Types||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Video Capture Format||h.264|
|Video Capture Resolution||1080p_hd|
GE Active Series Full-HD 1080p Digital Video Camera with Built-in USB and Battery, HDMI output, Waterproof up to 5m underwater, Shockproof up to 1.5m, 5MP photo, 2.5" Auto Brightness LCD with advanced features such as Face Detection, Image Stabilization, High Dynamic Range, Red-eye Removal.
From the Manufacturer
If you're someone always on the go, welcome to your next camera: The GE DV1 1080p HD Digital Video Camera. The sturdy metal housing of GE's Active Series digital cameras contains your favorite high-tech features along with an internal zoom lens to keep things out of the way so you can stay on the move. It's even waterproof so the fun doesn't have to stop at the water's edge.
The rugged, pocket-sized waterproof, shock and dustproof GE DV1 features full HD 1080p movie recording on the fly and photos at the touch of a button. Convenient, built-in flip-out USB plug to share videos and photos on the go makes the DV1 an irresistible choice. Add the flexibility of charging via USB on the go and cords, cables and connectivity are a thing of the past.
Full HD 1080p with HDMI Output
The DV1 captures all of your videos in full high-definition 1080p resolution. When you're finished shooting, connect the camera via HDMI cable to your HDTV or monitor to share your high-resolution videos instantly.
Play back your videos and photos in one of multiple playback modes--Movie mode, Single Photo mode, Slide Show, and more--with up to 16x fast-forward and rewind. You can also advance your videos frame-by-frame to find that perfect moment.
2.5-Inch LCD Display
Frame your shots perfectly with the large 2.5" LCD display. Its 230 x 400 pixels with Auto Adjust Brightness ensure you can capture your subjects the way you want, whether you're indoors or outdoors, on the beach, or under the water.
Shockproof and Waterproof
A rugged, sturdy camera built to go wherever you go and fit your active lifestyle. Its waterproof design lets you take advantage of crisp, clear pictures in and out of the water. Take high-definition video underwater in up to 5 meters of depth.
Image Stabilization with Face Detection
The DV1's image stabilization automatically corrects unintentional camera movements giving you crisp, clear photos every time. Its face detection feature recognizes the faces in the scene to focus on the true subject of your shot, giving you more professional-looking videos you'll be excited to share with your friends and family.
Built-In USB for Sharing and Charging
A built-in USB dongle gets you easily connected to your PC or Mac to upload videos or charge your camera without any extra cables.
Internal Li-Ion Battery
A built-in lithium ion (Li-ion) battery gives you about half an hour of continuous 1080p high-definition video shooting. It's easy to charge via USB on your computer or laptop, or use the included AC adapter.
What's in the Box
AC adapter, USB extension cable, wrist strap, CD-ROM, manual, Quick Start Guide, Feature Guide, warranty card.
- Effective Image Sensor Pixels: 5.03 Megapixel (2592x1944)
- Focusing Range: 1.5m ~ ∞
- Anti-Handshake: Digital Image Stabilization
- Digital Zoom: 4X Digital Zoom
- Recording: 1920×1080 pixels (30fps); 1280×720 pixels (60fps); 1280×720 pixels (30fps); 1440x1080 pixels (30fps); 640x480 pixels (30fps)
- Still Image: 5MP: 2592x1944 (4:3); 3MP: 2560x1440 (16:9)
- Image Compression: Fine, Standard, Normal
- Movie Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264(MOV)
- Audio Format: AAC
- Still Image Format: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
- Detection Features: Face detection with red-eye removal
- High Dyanmic Range: Yes
- Waterproof: Up to 5m
- Battery: Li-ion
- Battery Life: Still, 260 shots; Video, approximately 80 minutes @ 1080p/30fps
- Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.1" X 2.2" X 0.8"
- Weight: 5.1oz
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Top Customer Reviews
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As far as the camera itself, it takes decent pics in good light. It does not have a flash, so you won't get much out of it if used at night or in a dark room, but with the sun is shining and the picture taker facing the right direction, you can snap some really high-quality photos with this sucker. I got some amazing shots that my Canon Elph has yet to shoot.
The user interface is a little confusing to figure out because at first it looks a bit complicated with a bunch of icons on the screen, until you realize that it's really just a basic point and shoot camera and the icons are just there to let you know what you are working with (how many minutes you've been recording or what your zoom level is, for example).
It comes with a little bit of internal memory, but I recommend you pick yourself up a SD card with a decent amount of memory so that you don't have to constantly be transferring pics. If you're planning an long, active trip somewhere, the last thing you want is your SD card running out of memory right as soon as things start to get exciting (speaking from experience).
It takes really good video/pics underwater.Read more ›
P.P.S I use a 4gig sdhc class 4 card and it works great at all resalutions.
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The camera saves video as .MOV files and stills as standard .JPG files. My camera with an 8gig SD card shows about 2 hours and 20 minutes of video record time (720p @ 30 frames per second). The manual gives just the basic functions and was not clear how to charge the camera. Had to figure how to spring open the USB port. The USB charging cable is only about 15" long.
The under water video and stills are amazingly good with bright sunlight in clear pool water. Your not going to win any photo contest with this camera. With the fixed focus 2.8f lens, sharp focus isn't the camera's strong point, but good enough for 4x6 prints with good light. This camera need lots of light. You'll be disappointed in the video of your 80 yr old grandmother blowing out 80 candles. I said fixed focus lens, I should mention fixed zoom lens. It has digital zoom. What a joke. Don't even thing of using the digital zoom. A noisy, unsharp mess in both the video and stills with digital zooming. If you need to zoom, use the professional photographers tip, "Zoom with your feet" get closer.
I am happy with my purchase. I bought it to use on my kayak in wet conditions. Considering the price of other waterproof point and shoot cameras, it's a great bargain.
Pre-tested this camera for basic leakage before my vacation started (bathtub, so only 2 feet), but gave me some confidence. Did not need to touch the instruction manual to use it and found it much more intuitive than suggested by some of the reviews.
In Maui, it really performed! Very nice video images and the sound capture of some of the underwater's unique noises also was a bonus. I dove as deep as I could comfortably go, probably in the 12-15 foot range. Never saw an iota of leakage. I did rinse the camera in fresh water after each dive for good measure. Also, from time-to-time opened up the memory card and USB connector compartments to ensure the seals, etc. had an opportunity to dry out. Like that it can also be dropped 5 feet, but didn't put that to the test.
I purchased a 16 GB memory card and the recommended float/strap to go with it and confidently enjoyed at least two dozen snorkeling sessions with nothing but delight at being able to save the memories and share them with others.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great little camera and works pretty well under water as long as it's not to murky.Published 12 months ago by jk
Not a very good choice in cameras. Bought it to take to Mexico and wanted something that was waterproof so we could use it in the water and / or it wouldn't break if it got... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Amazon Customer
My son got this for Christmas a year ago. It has taken a beating and still works like the day he opened it. I can't count how many times he has dropped it. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
Really great underwater camera. Just be aware that it doesn't do well if it receives any knocks. This is my second but I would buy again if needed as the quality is excellent!Published 18 months ago by NRM