Samsung Challenges Casio with $850 Slow-Mo HMX20 HD Camcorder

As excited as we are about Casio's Exilim EX-F1 camera with slow-mo and high-def video modes, we're even more thrilled to see actual competition in this category. Samsung announced its HMX20C (or HMX20) at CES, and is now officially shipping it, at least in Korea, for a price around $850. That's about $150 less than… »5/09/08 9:40am5/09/08 9:40am

DIY Discovery Channel: Casio EX-F1 Slow-Mo Cam In My Backyard

Tomato violence only marks the beginning of my love affair with the Casio's Exilim EX-F1, aka the Hiro Nakamura supercam. It's crazy addictive. Last weekend I went looking for fast-moving objects to capture in slow-mo, and in my backyard I came up with a freakin' menagerie of unexpectedly interesting little beasties. »4/22/08 10:00pm4/22/08 10:00pm

Casio Exilim EX-F1: Tomato Violence at 300, 600 and 1200fps

What's the first thing we did with our Casio Exilim EX-F1, the Hiro Nakamura camera/camcorder that makes time stand still? We recorded a mini Cuisinart laying havoc to some tomatoes. Why? If you have to ask, you probably shouldn't be here. The top vid is a view of the carnage at 300 frames per second. (As you'll see,… »4/18/08 8:50am4/18/08 8:50am