March 13
Epson Lowers Price on PhotoPC 650
Mac/PC camera offers 1 megapixel for $299

by David Nagel
Senior producer

Long Beach, Calif.-based Epson America Inc. has reduced the price of its 1.09 megapixel PhotoPC 650 digital camera to $299. The camera supports USB and serial transfers on Macs and PCs. The Mac serial port supports older, pre-G3 Macintosh models that did not come equipped with USB ports and comes with a TWAIN plug-in module for image aquisition.

The PhotoPC 650 features an auto-focus, aspherical glass lens system and 37 mm threads for additional lenses and filters. It also offers a 1.8" LCD. It ships with an 8 MB CompactFlash card. The PhotoPC 650's software bundle includes PictureWorks HotShots for retrieving, organizing and enhancing images.

In addition, customers who purchase the camera before Aug. 31 along with an Epson Stylus Coror printer wil receive a $50 rebate. For more information, visit Epson at

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