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Old Oct 6, 2008, 12:36 PM   #21
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It's now available for pre-order on Amazon for $250:

http://www.amazon.com/Aiptek-Action-...3314527&sr=8-2

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Old Oct 6, 2008, 12:37 PM   #22
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Cheap, tiny piezo-electric gyros have been around for a few years. We use them in RC helicopters and airplanes to make them more stable. I'm sure that's what they are using as opposed to a mechanical gyro.
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Old Oct 6, 2008, 12:41 PM   #23
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You mean like this one?

http://www.gyroscope.com/d.asp?product=PIEZO

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Old Oct 6, 2008, 12:54 PM   #24
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Futaba makes some good ones:
http://www.futaba-rc.com/radioaccys/futm0807.html

These are very small and lightweight. The actual gyro itself is just a small chip inside the case. There are a couple of companies that make some truly tiny models like the one below. The electronics inside these would easily fit inside the relatively large case of the Aiptek cameras, particularly since they wouldn't probably need anti-drift or gain controls.

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Old Oct 6, 2008, 12:59 PM   #25
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That's it. It's just a small package with a few pins for power and signal.
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Old Oct 6, 2008, 1:03 PM   #26
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anybody know if these come with a remote?

i think i'm gonna pre-order on amazon

from Product Description...

"...plus a .4 inch macro mode to capture extreme close ups in both still frame and video."

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Old Oct 6, 2008, 4:26 PM   #27
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was this 249.99 WOW most expensive ever Model for Aiptek. I may have put a price of 229 or so I was dam close and I do not work for them........

I believe iam awaiting Aipteks site for 199.99 and ally world or CC for 179.99
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was this 249.99 WOW most expensive ever Model for Aiptek. I may have put a price of 229 or so I was dam close and I do not work for them........

I believe iam awaiting Aipteks site for 199.99 and ally world or CC for 179.99
I'm gonna wait for some more video samples first. I agree that the price is a little rich. Hopefully amazon.com will drop the price in a promotion around black Friday.
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Old Oct 6, 2008, 5:28 PM   #29
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X2

style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #000000"a lot more samples FW and more info.............
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Old Oct 8, 2008, 7:54 PM   #30
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Would this type of gyroscopic stabilization help while panning, just getting into digicams so I'm still learning. Thanks



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