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Elmo Launches Mobile Document Camera
The Elmo MO-1 visual presenter weighs 1.3 pounds and measures 1.1 inches in height when folded.
Elmo USA has launched a new mobile document visual presenter, the MO-1, a document camera designed for instruction both on the road and in the classroom.
The 1.3-pound MO-1 features a folding camera arm that allows the unit to be compacted into a portable form factor, measuring 8.89" (L) x 3.97" (W) x 1.1" (D). It can be powered by USB when in USB mode or through an AC adapter.
The camera uses a 5 megapixel CMOS sensor to deliver a capture resolution of 2,048 x 1,536. Output resolution is up to 1080i/30 or 720p/60 via HDMI or WXGA at 20 FPS or 720p/30 via analog RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin connector) or USB (USB mini, type B).
Other features include:
- LED illumination;
- Built-in microphone;
- 10.1" x 13.4" shooting area;
- Image rotation (180 degrees on a live image, increments of 90 degrees on a stored image);
- 8x digital zoom;
- Auto and manual focus;
- Flicker correction;
- Automatic and manual white balance;
- Pause function;
- Security slot; and
- SD card slot.
AV inputs include HDMI and RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin).
The MO-1 is available now for a list price of $399.99. Further information can be found on Elmo USA's site.
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