April 3
Epson Lowers Price on PhotoPC
Megapixel camera sinks below $500

by David Nagel
Senior Producer

Epson America Inc., Long Beach, Calif., has lowered the price on its PhotoPC 750z camera to $499. The camera offers a 1.25 megapixel CCD, 6x zoom (3x optical, 2x digital), 12 MB memory and image enhancement technology that allows it to capture images at 1,600 x 1,200 pixels (1.92 million pixels). Other features include:

  • 3x optical zoom to capture photos from 34 mm to 102 mm.
  • Quick Shot picture-taking mode, which enables users to take a photograph within three seconds of capturing the last image at a resolution of 1,280 x 960 pixels.
  • Continuous Shot mode, which allows for the capture of two 640 x 480 images per second (up to 16 images).
  • 4 MB of internal memory.
  • 8 MB CompactFlash card
  • Solar Assist, which allows the 2" LCD monitor to illuminate by direct sunlight.

In addition to the $100 price reduction, Epson has also started a new rebate program this month. Customers who purchase an Epson digital camera and any Epson Stylus Color or EPSON Stylus Photo printer along with any Epson scanner will receive $100 back by mail. Customers who purchase an Epson digital camera and any Stylus Color, Stylus Photo or Stylus Scan All in One will receive $50 back by mail. Another $30 rebate is being offered to customers who purchase any Epson scanner along with any Epson digital camera. All of the Epson rebate offers are available through Aug. 31. For more information, visit http://www.epson.com.

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