Digital Imaging Camcorders: Samsung

The SCD590T is Samsung's newest Mini DV camcorder and comes with several features. The compact camcorder can be used with automatic settings for ease of use or manually adjusted for customized recording. The 211K pixel, 2.5" Optimum Vision LCD provides bright shooting under low-light settings. It also comes with a Nite Pix feature for shooting quality images in darkness. The 680K pixel CCD provides high-resolution images with superior color and detail. And with the 10X optical and 400X digital zoom, users can capture clear images from a distance. The camcorder also features digital PCM stereo audio for CD-quality sound recording. Users can also choose from a variety of special effects to add a more creative touch to their recordings. An 8MB Memory Stick is also included for capturing and storing digital still images for convenient transfer to a PC. Samsung, Ridgefield Park, NJ, (201) 229-4000,

This article originally appeared in the 10/01/2002 issue of THE Journal.