DXG DXG-588V Twist Camcorder

DXG-588V Twist Camcorder

DXG-588V Twist Camcorder

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DXG DXG-588V Twist Camcorder

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Product Highlights

  • 1080p and 720p HD Video
  • Twist-Out Widescreen 3.5" LCD Display
  • SD/SDHC Card Compatibility
  • 5Mp CMOS Sensor
  • Fixed Focus Lens and 4x Digital Zoom
  • Built-In Lithium-Ion Battery
  • HDMI, AV, and USB Outputs
  • 16Mp Still Image Capture
  • ArcSoft TotalMedia HDCam Software
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  • 1Description

The DXG-588V Twist Camcorder from DXG is pocket-sized and shaped like a typical smart phone, but its large 3.5" LCD screen twists 90° so you can shoot HD video while viewing an appropriately wide, clear picture of what you're capturing. With its single 5Mp CMOS sensor, the sleek Twist records full HD at both 1080p and 720p. In 720p mode, the frame rate can be set to a whopping 60 fps, perfect for capturing fast motion – whether it's wildlife, your kids tearing up the soccer field, or anything else with the velocity to warrant those extra frames per second.

The DXG-588V Twist also snaps 16Mp and 5Mp JPEG and DCF still images. A built-in LED flash helps out in the dark, and there's also a self-timer feature.

The camera's SD card slot also accepts SDHC format cards, for a maximum capacity of 32 GB. The built-in flash memory (128 MB total, about 78 MB usable) will help out in a pinch when you don't have an SD card handy.

Tucked underneath the twisting display screen are the Twist's buttons, which control an intuitive menu system. When it's time to play back files, the twisting screen shows a vibrant, crisp picture – or you can use the camcorder's AV (NTSC or PAL) and HDMI outputs to connect to a television or computer monitor with the appropriate inputs. The camcorder supports widescreen 16:9 video output.

The DXG-588V Twist connects to almost any computer via USB (1.1 or higher) to transfer files. (The camera records AVI files encoded as H.264.) Windows users can take advantage of the included ArcSoft TotalMedia HDCam software to edit your high-def footage and format it for sharing.

Note: Mac users should confirm that their editing program can import AVI files – or they can convert the camcorder's files to a usable format.

Swiveling TFT LCD screen measures 3.5" diagonally, with a resolution of 960 x 240
Records HD video at 1080p30, 720p30, and 720p60, plus computer video resolutions WVGA (800 x 480) at 60 fps and QVGA (320 x 240) at 120 fps
4x digital zoom (except in 1080p and QVGA modes)
The included Lithium-ion battery recharges via a powered USB port
A 32 GB SD card (sold separately) can hold up to 8 hours of HD video
Convenient AV, HDMI, and USB 2.0 outputs
Color effects: color, black and white, sepia
Auto white balance and auto exposure value (EV) compensation between -2.0EV and +2.0EV
In the Box
DXG-588V Twist Camcorder
  • Camera Pouch
  • Li-Ion Battery
  • USB Cable
  • AV Cable
  • Charger / Power Cord
  • Quick Start Guide
  • CD-ROM with ArcSoft TotalMedia HDCam Software
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Camera
    Sensor 1x 5.0 Megapixel 1/3.2"  CMOS Sensor
    Optics
    Lens Fixed Focus 4.76 mm
    f/2.8
    Zoom Digital: 4x
    Recording
    Recording Media Internal Flash Memory, SD/SDHC Up To 32 GB Video/Image

    Available internal flash memory for image storage is approx. 78 MB

    Recording Time SD/SDHC GB
    15 minutes per GB
    Video Format High Definition
    AVI
    1920 x 1080p / 30 fps
    High Definition
    AVI
    1280 x 720p / 30 fps / 60 fps
    WVGA
    800 x 480 / 60 fps
    QVGA
    320 x 240

    QVGA frame rate is 120 fps

    Still Image Resolution JPEG: 16 Megapixel
    JPEG: 5 Megapixel
    DCF: 16 Megapixel
    DCF: 5 Megapixel
    Channels Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Display
    Display Type LCD
    Touchscreen No
    Screen Size 3.5"

    960 x 240 TFT LCD

    Features
    Image Stabilization Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Lux Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Built-in Mic Yes
    Built-in Speaker Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Built-in Light/Flash Light - No
    Flash - Yes
    Accessory Shoe Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Tripod Mount Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Input/Output Connectors
    Inputs None
    Outputs 1x A/V NTSC, PAL
    1x HDMI C (Mini)
    1x USB 2.0
    Microphone Input Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Headphone Jack Not Specified By Manufacturer
    General
    Languages Not Specified By Manufacturer
    System Requirements Windows
    • XP (SP2)
      Vista
      7
    • Pentium Dual Core Processor or greater
    • 2 GB RAM
    • USB 1.1 Interface
    • 1024 x 768 Pixel Resolution

    AMD Dual Core also works. Mac computers will recognize the camera as a mass storage device, but you will likely need a way to convert the camera's AVI files to another format for editing.

    Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack

    Recharges via USB

    Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.3 x 4.4 x 0.7" / 5.9 x 11.2 x 1.9 cm
    Weight 3.95 oz / 112 g without batteries

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