The Coby CAM3005 Snapp Mini Camcorder with Digital Zoom is a pocket sized device that shoots both video and still photos. It features a 0.3" CMOS sensor and four times digital zoom. The 1.44" LCD screen functions as a viewfinder, menu screen and play back device. The Snapp Mini shoots NTSC compatible video at 30 or 15 fps, and records the video as an AVI at either 640 x 480 or 320 x 240. The camcorder also shoots still photos with resolutions of 1024 x 768 or 640 x 480, recorded as JPEG files. The camcorder features 5 white balance modes for both video and photo mode, so you can take photos inside, outside on cloudy and clear days. You can also re-size, rotate and add effects to your still photos within the camera, and what is really nice is that the camera creates a copy of your photo with the effect and doesn't affect the original photo.
The built-in microphone allows you to capture audio to go with your video, and you can also use it to record voice memos and add them to your stills. The camcorder's speaker allows you to hear your video as you watch it playback. The camcorder records to SD/SDHC and MMC data cards up to 16GB, and the viewfinder display lets you know roughly how much recording time you have left. You can download your media from the data cards, or connect to a computer using the built-in USB 2.0 connector and download your footage, or use the camcorder as a webcam. The included muvee autoProducer 6.1 Basic software helps you create slideshows and provides visual styles to turn your footage into a finished project you can share.
- The CAM3005 features a 1.44" color LCD display that you can use as a viewfinder or to view your video or stills, and as a menu display.
- You can watch your videos and stills on a TV using the included composite video A/V cable.
- The camera features a fixed 3.8mm lens with 4x digital zoom.
- You can capture still pictures at up to 1024 x 768 resolution.
- When you resize or add effects to still photos your changes are applied to a copy of your original image, which is not affected.
- The built-in microphone allows you to add voice memos to your photos.
- The included muvee software allows you to edit your videos, turn your stills into slideshows, add music and upload them to your YouTube account.
- The camera supports SD/SDHC and MMC data cards with a capacity up to 16GB.
- Connecting your camera to a computer via the USB connector allows you to transfer files to you computer or use the camera as a web camera (in web camera mode the audio is disabled).