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The original!
Send your pictures or even live videos to family, friends, and clients via e-mail.
Edit your photos to create greeting cards, calendars, albums, web pages, etc.
1 year warranty
Plus much, much more!
Microsoft Windows 98 /
ME / 2000 / XP
P 200 MHz (or equivalent)
32 MB of RAM (64 MB rec.)
Video card with 2 MB of RAM
for minimum 16 bit (High
Color) display
4X speed CD-ROM
An available USB port
PenCam Trio camera
Stand / base
USB cable
User's guide

Camera Manager

Microsoft NetMeeting

CyberLink VideoLiveMail

ULead Photo Express S.E.

ULead VideoStudio

ULead Cool 360

ULead Photo Explorer

Driver Download

Technical Support

Windows XP Installation


Windows XP F.A.Q.'s

PenCam Trio

The original!  We recommend you purchase the PenCam 2 with a 7 times bigger picture resolution than this model!!

If you like the design of this model, we recommend checking out the new and improved
PenCam Trio VGA.


Digital still camera mode
1 PC camera mode
1 Digital camcorder mode


352 x 288 pixels (CIF), 176 x 144 pixels (QCIF)

Image sensor


Internal memory

8 MB built-in SDRAM

Image capacity

CIF (352 x 288)- up to 80 pictures


QCIF (176 x 144)- up to 320 pictures

PC Mode frame rate

CIF 9 fps, QCIF 20 fps


10 seconds

Image format

BMP, AVI (through software)

Computer interface


Power saving

Auto off (30 seconds)

Power source

2 AAA alkaline batteries
1 USB port when plugged into PC

Battery Life

2 weeks

View Angle

54 degrees

Camera dimensions

4.9" x 1.2" x 0.8"

Digital CameraYou can take the PenCam with you anywhere.  Take snapshots in either high resolution, or low resolution.  In Hr, you can take up to 80 snapshots.  In Lr, you can take 320 snapshots.  After downloading the pictures taken, you can edit any of the photos.

PC Camera-  Attach the camera to your system using the supplied USB cable. Then open any of the video-based programs included to use the PenCam as a PC camera. Try using it for video-conferencing in a program like Microsoft NetMeeting

Digital Camcorder-  You can also take video with your PenCam.  In high resolution, you can take up to 10 seconds of full live motion video.  In low resolution, you can take up to 40 seconds of full live motion video.  

Digital Camera Manager
Video Camera Configuration Software
Microsoft NetMeeting
Internet Communication Software
More info
CyberLink VideoLive Mail
Desktop Video Mail Software
More info
Ulead Photo Express
Edit and Create Exciting Illustrations & Photos
More info
Ulead Video Studio
The Fastest Way to Create Great Videos
More info
Ulead Cool 360
Photo Panorama Software
More info
Ulead Photo Explorer
Visual File Management Software
More info


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