Take the Sanyo Xacti VPC-WH1 HD 720p Waterproof Camcorder on your next ski vacation

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 3, 2009 5:57 pm

For all the aspiring Warren Millers out there the Sanyo VPC-E2 Xacti waterproof camcorder is the perfect companion to capture live action skiing or snowboarding footage in 720p HD video. Take it along on your next ski vacation or filmmaking trip.

Being waterproof down to 3 m (10 feet), the WH1 gives you the freedom to shoot the action in any weather and in any season, whether it’s a winter sport, a marine sport, or just a rainy day. Furthermore, it employs the advanced compression technology of MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, a video format that’s easy to handle on your PC and handy for web applications. The WH1 records high-definition 720p video in a waterproof body.

Key features:
• Waterproof to 10′
    The VPC-WH1 is waterproof to 10′ (3 m) for up to an hour. It also boasts an IEC 60529 rating of IPX8, the highest bestowed. Feel free to record under the sea, in rain or in snow with no worries!
• Record HD to Flash Memory
    Record 3 hours and 51 minutes of 720p HD video to an external 16GB SD/SDHC memory card. Recording to flash memory cards keeps things simple while freeing you up from carrying bulky media.
• 1.1 Mp CMOS Sensor
    Record 1280 x 720p, 30fps HD video and 2Mp digital stills (interpolated) with the WH1′s CMOS sensor.
• 30x Optical Zoom
    The 30x optical zoom brings far off subjects into focus with clarity and virtually no loss in image quality. The lens features a zooming range of F=43-1290mm.
• 2.5″ LCD
    Compose and playback your shots on the 2.5″ LCD. The screen rotates up to 285°, enabling you to shoot hard to get video from a variety of angles.
• Image Stabilization
    The WH1′s digital image stabilizer corrects for up-and-down and side-to-side camera movement, resulting in crisp, in focus, video and stills.
• Creative Control and Workflow Features
        * Built-in flash
        * HDMI output to HDTV
        * Simultaneous video and still image capture
        * Records over 5 hours of standard definition video
        * Sequential photo mode up to 13 frames per second
        * Super-Fast Start-Up: ready to shoot in 1.7 seconds when LCD is opened
        * iTunes Transfer: Uploads video and stills to iTunes for storing on your iPod
        * Face Chaser: focus and exposure adjusted for up to 12 faces in video and still shots
        * High capacity Lithium-ion battery supplies over 3 hours of recording on single charge
        * MPEG4 AVC/H.264 video compression: keeps files perfectly sized for sharing on social media sites or emailing

Retail Price: $399.00