Belkin Kickstand Case (model F8Z068). Available now for $29.99 SRP. Built for the video iPod, this “kickstand” case folds open to allow the iPod to sit upright for video viewing. This is one of a new line of cases for iPod from Belkin that were on display at the Portable Media Expo held in Ontario, Canada. Call (800) 2-Belkin or visit www.belkin.com.
DXG 506V Digital Camcorder. Available now for approx. $150. This portable MPEG4 camcorder also functions as an MP3 player, a 5.1 megapixel digital camera and a digital voice recorder. It has 32 MB of built-in memory and an SD card slot for larger capacity memory, which will be needed to record video (it does not ship with an SD card). It also comes with USB/AV cables, camera case, wrist strap, earphones, editing software and AAA batteries. Call (626) 581-3742 or visit www.dxgusa.com.
Norcent 42-inch plasma TV (model PT-4240HD). Available now for $1,999 SRP. This new model of plasma TV for Norcent carries a 1024×768 resolution with a 3,000:1 contrast ratio. It has an integrated digital tuner and a DVI connection, as well as component and VGA. For audio, the set has two built-in, 5-watt speakers. Call (909) 305-8885 or visit www.norcent.net.
Nikon D200 10.2 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera. Available now for $1,699.95 ESP. The sophisticated 1005-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II system ensures ideal exposures while an advanced Nikon image processing engine renders images with clarity and smooth color gradations. The camera powers up in a quick .15 seconds, firing in 50 milliseconds shutter release lag time. It shoots 5 frames per second. The 2.5-inch LCD screen provides ultra-wide 170 degrees viewing angles from all directions. Visit www.nikondigital.com.
Blaupunkt Thin Line THA 1350 amplifier. Available now for $319.95. The Thin Line series of amplifiers deliver solid, low-distortion power in extrmely low profile housings. The 1350 is a 1 x 350 watt system that includes bolt-on endcaps with an integrated cable management system for cleaner installations. The endcaps can be omitted to allow for end-to-end mounting of multiple amplifiers in large installations.