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AgfaPhoto eClipse EXPLORER
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AgfaPhoto EClipse EXPLORER Camcorder

hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended
5.03MP 1/2.5 145g Nov 2011
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Adventure included with the rugged, waterproof, shock and dustproof AgfaPhoto eClipse EXPLORER you ll record your movies in Full HD 1080p. Capture your precious moments on the fly with just a... More
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23 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This video camera received a "Recommended" from Hardwarezone.com.ph who wrote that this AgfaPhoto camcorder was good.

Robust

One AgfaPhoto eClipse EXPLORER reviewer reckoned that it was strong and durable. Hardwarezone.com.ph mentioned in their review “When you talk about rugged devices like military-grade laptops” .

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The AgfaPhoto eClipse EXPLORER has an image stabiliser. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as the eClipse EXPLORER also have an image stabiliser.

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Full HD

Full HD

The AgfaPhoto eClipse EXPLORER is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders of this age and type.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The eClipse EXPLORER has an HDMI port. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the eClipse EXPLORER also have an HDMI port.

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1/2.5" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the eClipse EXPLORER is 1/2.5". That's 15% more optical sensor size than a 1/2.88" camcorder, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size. 5.76 x 4.29mm. Across all video cameras of a similar type and age to the eClipse EXPLORER the optical sensor size ranges from 2/3" (worst) to 1/1.3" (best).

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Waterproof

The eClipse EXPLORER is waterproof. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age are not waterproof.

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SDHC Memory Card

SDHC memory card

This video camera supports an SD|SDHC memory card, which is typical of many video cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Lithium Battery

This video camera has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery, which is the most commonly found battery on camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Built-In Display

The eClipse EXPLORER has a built-in display, as do most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as the eClipse EXPLORER.

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1080p Video Mode

This camcorder has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on camcorders of this type and age.

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H.264 Video Format

This camcorder has an AVCHD|H.264|MOV|MPEG4 video format, which is the most frequently found video format on medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the AgfaPhoto eClipse EXPLORER is more than most medium sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as it. This AgfaPhoto video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on video cameras of a comparable age and type to the eClipse EXPLORER. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Underwater" are also found on this video camera.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many camcorders of this age and type.

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Very Light

At only 145 grams, the eClipse EXPLORER is fairly light compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age. The average weight of video cameras of this age and type is 320g, and the weights range from 76g to 2.8kg.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years is 96,000 pixels and the highest is 1,200,000 pixels. The AgfaPhoto eClipse EXPLORER has one of the higher display resolutions (234,400 pixels) amongst medium sensor size camcorders of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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JPG Image Format

This video camera has an EXIF|JPG image format, which is typical of many video cameras of this spec and age.

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LCD Display

This video camera has an LCD display, which is typical of many medium sensor size camcorders that came out around the same time as it.

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400 ISO Sensitivity

The eClipse EXPLORER has a 400 ISO sensitivity which is higher than the 80 ISO sensitivity found on most similar spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years. In addition, this video camera have 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 500, 640 and 800 and Auto ISO sensitivities. The best ISO sensitivity of all video cameras that are a similar age to the eClipse EXPLORER is 1,600 and the worst is Auto.

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Small

Across all the similar spec camcorders that were released around the same time as the eClipse EXPLORER the heights range from 17mm to 240mm. The AgfaPhoto eClipse EXPLORER is quite small (only 55.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small

Across all the camcorders of a similar age and type to the eClipse EXPLORER the depths range from 15mm to 460mm, and the average depth is 100mm. With a depth of only 20.1 millimeters, the eClipse EXPLORER is one of the smaller camcorders of this age and spec amongst medium sensor size camcorders of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

With a maximum frame rate of only 30 frames per second, the eClipse EXPLORER has one of the slower maximum frame rates amongst video cameras of this age. Video cameras of this spec and age have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 60fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 42fps.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the eClipse EXPLORER the digital zooms range from 2x to 1,800x. The eClipse EXPLORER has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Most video cameras of this age and spec do not have an interchangeable lens. The eClipse EXPLORER is no exception to this as it too does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 2.5 inches, the eClipse EXPLORER has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium sensor size camcorders of this age. The smallest screen size of video cameras of this age and type is 1.5" and the largest is 4".

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

At only 0.026 gigabytes, the AgfaPhoto eClipse EXPLORER has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other camcorders that were launched more than two years ago. The average internal storage capacity of medium sensor size camcorders that were released more than two years ago is 33GB, and the internal storage capacities range from 0.016GB to 220GB.

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Not 3D Compatible

The eClipse EXPLORER is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to the eClipse EXPLORER, the eClipse EXPLORER does not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The eClipse EXPLORER does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the eClipse EXPLORER also do not have a built-in projector.

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Very Low Video Capturing Speed

Camcorders of this type and age have video capturing speeds of between 25fps and 60fps, and the average video capturing speed is 42fps. At only 30 frames per second, the eClipse EXPLORER has a quite low video capturing speed compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the eClipse EXPLORER.

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Only Has One Cable Included

The number of included cables found on the eClipse EXPLORER is more than most video cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camcorder has a USB cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the eClipse EXPLORER.

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Quite High Minimum Aperture

At 2.8, the eClipse EXPLORER has a fairly high minimum aperture compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to the eClipse EXPLORER. The minimum apertures of medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the eClipse EXPLORER range from 1.1 to 6.8.

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3 Other reasons to consider the AgfaPhoto eClipse EXPLORER

Released Over Five Years Ago

AgfaPhoto released the eClipse EXPLORER over five years ago.

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

At 32 gigabytes, the AgfaPhoto eClipse EXPLORER has a relatively standard maximum memory card size compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to the eClipse EXPLORER.

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Average Video Recording Time

The eClipse EXPLORER has a pretty average video recording time (1.3 hours) compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that are a similar age to the eClipse EXPLORER.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Image Stabiliser
Minimum Aperture
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Internal Storage Capacity
Memory Card Slot
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
File System
Focusing
Normal Focusing Range
Light Exposure
Scene Mode
Exposure Mode
ISO Sensitivity
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D Compatible
Aspect Ratio
Playback
Design
Colour
Shock Proof Height
Waterproof Depth
Video
HD Type
Video Capturing Speed
Video Mode
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Maximum Frame Rate
Still Image
Image Format
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Audio Format
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Out Port
Battery
Video Recording Time
Battery Type
Battery
Battery Life
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features

1 Award

hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended

Expert Reviews

25 November 2011

Hardwarezone.com.ph

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