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Epson DC-12 Document Camera Outputs 1080p HD

Epson has started shipping a new high-definition document camera for classrooms, the DC-12. The new model offers 1080p output and includes support for annotation without a computer.

Epson DC-12
The foldable Epson DC-12 includes a built-in mic and offers video capture capabilities.

The DC-12 provides HDMI connectivity and can output full 1,920 x 1,080 HD imagery, with a 30 FPS maximum frame rate. It features dual white LED lamps, auto focus and brightness, and 16x digital zoom. Its capture area is 11.7" x 20.7".

Other features include:

  • Picture in picture support;
  • Built-in mic;
  • Digital zoom;
  • Automatic projector setup when used in conjunction with Epson projectors;
  • PC-free annotation with a USB mouse;
  • 1 GB internal memory;
  • SD card slot;
  • USB flash drive support;
  • ±90 degree image rotation;
  • Image freeze;
  • Various effects and image adjustments, such as black and white, contrast, etc.;
  • Video capture;
  • Pan/tilt;
  • Burst capture;
  • Time lapse;
  • Security features like Kensington lock support, a security bar, and secure mounting holes; and
  • Support for WMV, MPG, and AVI on Windows and QuickTime (.mov) on Mac OS X.

In addition to HDMI, the projector offers RGB inputs and outputs (mini D-sub 15-pin), USB-A input, mic input, USB-B output, and composite video output. It measures 13.4" (w) x 4.8" (d) x 4.9" (h) folder and weighs in at 6.3 pounds.

The Epson DC-12 is available now for $599. It supports Mac OS X and Windows. Additional details can be found on Epson's Brighter Futures education portal.

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David Nagel is the executive producer for 1105 Media's online K-12 and higher education publications and electronic newsletters. He can be reached at dnagel@1105media.com. He can now be followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/THEJournalDave (K-12) or http://twitter.com/CampusTechDave (higher education). You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=10390192.

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