Powerful creative hardware and software make it easy to put on an impressive show.
DIGITAL SLR CAMERA
Pentax has scored a major success with the introduction of the K10D --digital_slr digital camera. The K10D is a solid, semi-pro 10.2 megapixel DSLR with features and picture quality that make it a worthy competitor to hot cameras such as the Nikon D80 and Canon 30D. Internal, CCD-shift-based Shake Reduction provides significant image stabilization with low-cost lenses. Other useful features in this sub-$1,000 camera are a dedicated RAW button for instant selection of maximum image quality, 11-point autofocus, and both aperture and shutter priority exposure modes.
Pinnacle Studio 11 Ultimate is the latest edition of this popular and powerful Windows video editing program. With a powerful PC running Studio 11 you can edit high-definition video from HDV and AVCHD camcorders, and create dramatic chroma-key effects using the included green screen background. Surround Sound editing and BIAS SoundSoap software make it easy to maximize the impact of your sound track. The $130 package includes software for the creation of DVDs with animated menus, and makes it easy to output finished programs for viewing on video iPods, Sony PSPs, and the Web.
The Panasonic DMR-EZ47VK provides a versatile upgrade path for legacy video systems. This DVD/VHS combo recorder with built-in digital/analog tuner includes high-quality 1080p video up-conversion, Dolby Digital, and dts surround sound. Additional features of the $330 multifunction machine include DivX playback, DV auto recording, and a convenient SD card slot for viewing and copying digital photos.
Sony's latest VAIO TZ laptops sport a 1-inch carbon-fiber casing and weigh-in at an ultra-portable 2.7 lbs. These sleek and sexy PCs feature an 11.1-inch LCD display and Intel Core 2 Duo processor. The top-of-the-line $3,200 VGN-TZ191N/X features 32GB solid-state Flash memory, 2GB of RAM, and Sony's XBRITE-HiColor WXGA LCD display with white LED backlight. A built-in camera and mic, biometric security, DVD+R Double Layer/DVD±RW drive, built-in Bluetooth, 802.11a/b/g/n and Sprint wireless WAN connectivity, make it an ideal high-tech companion for the traveling executive.
Large-Format, Photorealistic Quality Color Laser
When image is everything and time is critical, count on the magicolor® 7450 from KONICA MINOLTA for dazzling color prints in seconds. With 9600 x 600 dpi-class quality, the magicolor 7450 delivers photorealistic, true-to-life detail. It prints 24.5 ppm in color or b&w, with a first-page-out time of only 11 seconds. And since it supports diverse media types and sizes—from 3.54" x 5.5" to 12.25" x 18", and up to banner size (12.25" x 47.24")—you can bring all of your color printing tasks in house and save big.
The magicolor 7450 is backed by five years of toll-free, U.S.-based technical support for years of trouble-free productivity.