September 23, 2010
The CaptureView 8X22 VGA from Simmons (which was recently acquired by Meade Instruments) combines a compact 8X22mm binocular with a digital camera. The camera offers 640x480 resolution and yields prints up to 3.2x4.3 inches at 150 dpi. Its built-in 16MB of memory can store up to 80 images. A USB cable to download the images to your PC and a CD-Rom with image-capture and editing software are included. The unit measures 4.1x4.5x2.4 inches. Other features include instructions, a neck strap, cleaning cloth, and a carrying case. The suggested retail price of the CaptureView 8X22 VGA is $89.
For more information, contact Simmons, Dept. ST, 201 Plantation Oak Dr., Thomasville, GA 31792; (800) 285-0689; www.simmonsoptics.com.