It happened maybe every fourth time I performed either operation. It’s placed so that you can’t easily put your eye to it, and if you try, you just see a blur. In AV mode, the camera’s image preview has a startlingly higher frame rate than the little LCD can manage. You might have noticed that I haven’t talked about the Pocket DV2’s built in memory yet. This, obviously, wasn’t right. And this, for the time being at least, is the king of the toy-cams. The LCD washes out completely in bright light.

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But the Pocket DV2 still turned in a good result. Click for the original kilobyte file. But, I remind you, this is a cheap camera. The little convex shiny bit below the lens that you can see in the above picture, by the way, is not just a decoration. Those of you who live somewhere where, as I write this, you can’t go outside with wet hair lest it freeze and snap off, have my deepest and most insincere sympathy.

And, because I haven’t mentioned it for a few paragraphs, you do have to remember the Pocket DV2’s price. Maybe don’t buy a GoPro right now — an alleged Hero 7 just leaked Commentary: Baby-cams traditionally come with a bunch of, um, questionable bundled software. It records audio – along with the video, or by itself. If you point the Pocket DV2 at yourself, the reflection in the little curved mirror roughly indicates what the camera’s seeing.


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Meya the Pershing review to find out where the light and sound show’s coming from. You turn it on db off by holding down the wheel-selector on the back. I’ll see if I can get to the bottom of the bizarre internal memory issue; if you get a Pocket DV2 with this problem, and return it, it would appear that you may be sent another defective camera. And now, the outdoor sample shots.

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But it’s really quite good for a dinky-cam, especially one with stuck-record mode: Optical Sensor Camcorder Sensor Resolution. It’s not just the low resolution and the chunky compression; it’s not the low frame rate, either.

Software Baby-cams traditionally come with a bunch of, um, questionable bundled software. See more like this. But this is a tiny little camera that you can strap to a radio controlled toy – or, heck, build into the toy car, or plane, or rocket, or whatever.

Aaaanyway, the above picture was shot with the D With the backlight off, one pair of plain old mAh NiMH cells ought to last more than six hours. US shoppers can find tons of Aiptek cameras on DealTime!

One of the top entry-level action cams gets even better One of the top entry-level action cams gets even better by Joshua Goldman. If you’re a digital photographer who’s got a handful of CompactFlash cards bouncing around in the camera bag already, a Pocket DV2 will probably mrga in there as well, xv will give you a voice recorder, a USB memory card reader, and a still and video camera that you can hand to a six-year-old without having heart palpitations.


Both in working condition and require two AAA batteries. Fortunately, there’s a way around this problem.

Aiptek Pocket DV2 digital camera

And if your experiments include a certain amount of rough treatment, that’s OK; the Pocket DV2 can deal with vibration and shocks pretty well, since it’s got no moving parts.

Set it to the icon of the person for most shooting conditions, which is the wide focus mode. But you won’t find one at the Pocket DV2’s price point. The Pocket DV2 has no battery charging feature, and can’t quite decide what its battery level indicator should say when it’s running from rechargeables, but apart from that it seems to dc fine from NiMH or nickel cadmium NiCd AAs. Delivery Options see all.

Review: Aiptek Pocket DV2 digital camera

One little camera on a tank turret. Item Location see all.

You have to use the menu if you want to record audio only with the Pocket DV2.