Hands On Casio's EX-FH20, the "Budget" Super-Slow-Mo Cam

Maybe you didn't even realize that the hallowed Exilim EX-F1 super-slow-mo cam got a little brother, the new $600 EX-FH20. We finally got to check it out today and it's definitely a winner. Slightly slimmer than it's pricier counterpart, it also has a cleaner UI making it easier for a novice to use. 1000fps slo-mo… »10/21/08 6:30pm10/21/08 6:30pm

Casio's Magic Slo-Mo EX-F1 Getting a Little More Magical with New Update

One of our favorite cameras, the Casio EX-F1, is getting a new firmware update that adds yet another awesome feature: prerecord movies. This allows you to capture video starting a full five seconds before you fully press down the movie button, letting you catch stuff that your beer-slowed reflexes would have missed… »7/07/08 10:00am7/07/08 10:00am

The Gizmodo Water Gun Battlemodo Royale: Our Slo-Mo Trailer

This past Saturday, Matt, Benny, Summer Intern Dan, Wilson and I gathered at Wilson's idyllic upstate New York home to test out five of this summer's top water guns via an epic battle. The results and full testing breakdown will be coming later this week, but here's a little taste of what water guns, a Casio EX-F1… »6/23/08 3:00pm6/23/08 3:00pm

Casio EX-F1 Captures Battlebot Devastation In Super Slow-Mo

Our friend Robert Woodhead is at it again: He took his battlin' bot Totally Offensive—and his trusty Casio Exilim EX-F1—to Carolina Combat Robots for some "test procedures" in preparation for the RoboGames in San Francisco June 13-15. End result: Mayhem ensuing at 300 frames per second, with some sparks flying, some… »5/29/08 9:00pm5/29/08 9:00pm

Mo' Slow-Mo: Objects Breaking (or Not) for the Casio EX-F1

Our friend Robert Woodhead (of slow-mo Mentos-n-Coke fame) has kindly shared another of his Casio Exilim EX-F1 masterpieces, this time water balloons and china slowly shattering (and occasionally not shattering) to the tune of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. They're a mixture of 300, 600 and 1200 frame-per-second shots,… »5/11/08 9:00pm5/11/08 9:00pm

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

Casio Exilim EX-F1 Slow-Mo Super Cam Full Review (Verdict: Totally Unique, Shockingly Powerful)

OK, say it: What the hell? What's with all the Casio EX-F1 love? It's because this camera is the most underrated gadget to hit the market in at least a year—the camera fiend's equivalent of a jungle gym, with slow-mo, super slow-mo, high-speed stills, and simultaneous HD video and full-resolution still shooting, to… »4/25/08 11:45am4/25/08 11:45am

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

Pogue Reviews Casio's 1,200FPS EXIFILM Pro EX-F1 (Verdict: Built for Pure Speed)

We pretty much flipped over the Casio EXIFILM PRO EX-F1's insane rapid fire mode when we get our hands on it: 60fps still shooting, and up to a retardiculous 1200fps video for super slo-mo. David Pogue gives the full review, and spends a page lauding how freakin' fast this camera is. Besides loving the sheer rate of… »4/07/08 11:55pm4/07/08 11:55pm

Casio's EXILIM Pro EX-F1: Hands-On, 1,200 FPS Demo Video and Sample 60-Shots-per-Second Gallery

Click to viewYesterday, Casio announced it's new EXILIM Pro EX-F1, a new digital camera that can shoot up to 60 shots in one second in burst mode and a whopping 1,200 frames-per-second of video. Of course, how useful these features will be is all reliant on the quality of the media it produces, so let me show you… »1/07/08 12:48pm1/07/08 12:48pm

Casio's EXILIM Pro EX-F1 Takes Still Pics at 60 FPS, Video at 1,200 FPS

Click to viewTaking action shots is hard. You need to have perfect timing, and if your one shot doesn't come out well, you've missed your chance. You want to capture your brother shooting grape soda out his nose perfectly, after all. Casio's new EXILIM Pro EX-F1 is a new shooter than can take up to 60 full-resolution… »1/06/08 6:00pm1/06/08 6:00pm