[Featured product to be released this week] Nikon introduces APS-C mirrorless “Z 30” for Vlog shooting

This week’s featured product pick-up series picks up and introduces high-profile new products released this week from various categories. This week, we will introduce Nikon’s APS-C mirrorless camera “Z 30” for Vlog shooting, Lyson’s “One net grilled meat grill KDGC-008B”, and Pixela’s SIM-free home router “PIX-RT100”.

Nikon “Z30”
Released on Friday, August 5, 2022
From Nikon, the APS-C size / DX format mirrorless camera “Z 30” that uses the “Z mount” has appeared. The lineup includes the body alone, “Z 30 16-50 VR Lens Kit” (with “NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR”), “Z 30 Double Zoom Kit” (“NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR” and “NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR”).

The “Z 30” features a body that claims to be “the smallest and lightest in the Nikon Z series” and is equipped with functions suitable for video shooting, including Vlog shooting. Specifically, it adopts a deep grip that is easy to grasp, supports long-term carrying and shooting, and has a large video shooting button, a large microphone that makes it easy to attach a wind muff, and a camera that makes it easy to see that you are shooting. Equipped with a “REC lamp” that you can understand.

For movie shooting, 4K UHD movie recording of 3840 × 2160/30p is possible. You can also use exposure compensation that can be adjusted even in “AUTO” mode, and select effects with all 20 types of “Creative Picture Control”. In addition, it supports long-time movie recording that can be up to 125 minutes in one shooting (when set to full HD 24p/25p, at room temperature 25 degrees Celsius. Under other conditions, it may take up to 125 minutes depending on the battery life and the internal temperature of the camera. Estimated shooting time for 4K UHD is about 35 minutes).

Other main specifications include a 23.5 x 15.7 mm size CMOS sensor (APS-C size/DX format) with an effective 20.88 megapixel image sensor. In addition, it is equipped with the same image processing engine “EXPEED 6” as “Z 7” and “Z 6”. The rear monitor is equipped with a 3-inch vari-angle touch panel LCD (approximately 1.04 million dots). The recording media supports SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards (SDHC/SDXC memory cards support the UHS-I standard).

The battery uses “EN-EL25”. The battery life is about 330 frames in still image mode (number of frames that can be shot) and about 75 minutes in movie mode (movie shooting time). Body size is 128 (width) x 73.5 (height) x 59.5 (depth) mm, weight is about 405g (including battery and memory card, excluding body cap), about 350g (body only).
Lyson “One net grilled meat grill KDGC-008B”
Released on Friday, August 5, 2022
Lyson will release “One-person grilled meat grill KDGC-008B”. The estimated market price is 3,025 yen.

A grill cooker with a compact size that is easy to place on the table. The feature is that the water receiving tray has been improved to a depth of about 3.5 cm from the conventional model. By adding plenty of water, it is said that the oil that has fallen from the ingredients is less likely to cause smoke, and the heat from the heater is less likely to be transmitted to the table.

The main body size is about 31.5 (width) x 10.5 (height) x 10.5 (depth) cm, and the weight is about 680g (including grill and water tray). The grill size is about 20 (width) x 7 (depth) cm (not including the handle). The length of the power cord of the main unit is about 1.4m.
Pixela will release the 4G/LTE compatible SIM-free home router “PIX-RT100”.

A SIM-free home router compatible with 4G/LTE that realizes a wireless LAN environment simply by inserting a SIM and plugging it into an outlet without construction work. You can build an internet environment in any room with an outlet, such as a residence where an internet optical line cannot be laid, single-person households, households that move frequently, event venues where it is difficult to lay an optical line, and offices at construction sites.

In addition to supporting four major carriers, NTT Docomo, KDDI, Softbank, and Rakuten Mobile, you can also use cheap SIMs from Pixela Mobile and MVNO. Each carrier’s platinum band is also covered.

4G/LTE data communication speeds are up to 150Mbps for reception and up to 50Mbps for transmission.

Wireless LAN supports Wi-Fi 5 (5GHz) and can be used simultaneously with 2.4GHz/5GHz. Equipped with 4 gigabit LAN ports, it supports both wireless LAN and wired LAN. In addition, the SIM card shape corresponds to standard SIM.

The body size is 39 (width) x 14 (height) x 93 (depth) mm (excluding protrusions). Weight is about 42g.

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