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|| News Item: Posted 2005-08-04

No Steroids Here! Beef Up Your Gear at Penn Camera
By Jeff Snyder

Here we are in the dead heat of summer in the mid Atlantic....Washington Redskins training camp opened yesterday and Rafael Palmeiro was suspended from the Orioles for Steroid use, that he denied ever using in front of Congress.

Hmm, what's next?

So, what do we have to look forward to this month? Lets take a look....

Think Tank Photo has been listening to you! Think Tank has just released a few new products that are now in stock, which include:

• R U Thirsty - Designed to carry a full size water bottle & energy bar.
• Cable Management 10 - A Clear laminated mesh case to hold Cards, Cables, AC Adaptors, and other small items. $14.95
• Lens Drop In - Specifically designed for changing teleconverters as fast as possible. $34.95
• Bum Bag - Attaches to a Pro Speed Belt to hold clothing, food, and other essentials. 34.95
• Modulus Pouch - Designed for point & shoot cameras, cell phones, Pocket Wizards, sunglasses & more. $19.95
• Trim Changer - The Trim Changer is to used to quickly change items such as batteries, teleconverters & small lenses. $39.95
• Big Stick - Holds one Monopod up to 27" long & 2.5" in diameter. Expandable zippered top section allows many tripod heads to remain attached. $34.95
• Lens Changer 15 - Lens case specifically designed for smaller lenses, like a 50mm or 85mm & teleconverters. $23.00
• Lens Changer 80 - Extra tall lens case designed for long zoom lenses such as the 70-200's with the lens hood in position, ready to shoot with tripod collar attached. $36.00
• Light & Fast - a lightweight shoulder strap used to carry the Think Tank Photo Modulus accessories as shoulder bags. $12.95
• All the Other Stuff - Designed for "all the other stuff", such as a reporters notebook, pens, point & shoot camera, PDA, business cards etc. $34.95

Epson's P-2000 Photo Viewer's have arrived!

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Epson's R2400 printer
Enjoy the freedom of multimedia portability with the EpsonR P-2000, featuring a 40GB hard drive and 3.8" LCD to view, store and playback photos, videos and music-all without a computer. Review images easily, or share and enjoy them at your convenience. Exclusive Epson Photo FineT LCD technology ensures brilliant color and vivid detail.

Features include:
• View, share and store photos, videos and music
• Large 3.8" Epson Photo FineT LCD
• Portable 40 GB hard drive
• Download from leading digital camera memory cards with built-in slots
• Transfer files to and from your computer with a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface
• Connect to a TV or projector with an optional third party video cable
• Rechargeable Lithium Ion battery with AC adapter

Epson's R2400 printers have also arrived. The R2400 creates stunning color and black and white prints. A welcome addition to any photo studio, this revolutionary printer delivers large, archival prints worthy of gallery display. Its professional level ink set, the 8-color Epson UltraChrome K3
inks, includes three levels of black and sets a new standard in fine art photography and black and white prints. Print from 4x6" to 13x19" and Panoramic images up to 13"x44".

Are you still retouching with your mouse? NO NO, stop now! Wacom Intuos 3 -- The Intuos3 gives you the power to quickly and professionally edit photos and create digital artwork by turning on the full power of Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter, and over 100 other leading software applications. Intuos pen tablets use Wacom's Penabled technology to give you the natural feel and superior performance of Wacom's patented cordless and battery-free tablet technology. You'll find that using an Intuos pen, mouse, and tablet gives you more control, comfort, and productivity. Alternating
between the comfortable Grip Pen and the ergonomic five-button Intuos3 mouse reduces repetitive motion. It's an easy and natural way to work.

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The RoadWired Skooba Satchel
SKOOBA Laptop Sleeves & Satchels - The RoadWired Skooba Satchel is constructed as a slim-looking bag that will hold most 17" screen laptops and a ton of gadgets, files and accessories. It has an Air Square protection system that surrounds your laptop with hundreds of shock-absorbing, air-filled pouches. Surrounding the laptop compartment are over fifteen pockets to hold everything from your PDA to your water bottle. The Skooba Satchel bag incorporates Rivet Ready attachment points, onto which you can mount the optional Rivet micro clip system. The RoadWired Large Skooba Sleeve is designed to be used inside an unpadded bag or suitcase, or to carry on its own as a 'minimalist' briefcase, the sleeve holds smaller notebook computers along with a few papers or small accessories. The laptop is cradled by the Air Square protection system, which surrounds the laptop with hundreds of shock-absorbing, air-filled pouches. The Skooba sleeve uses "Rivet Ready" attachment points, onto which you can mount the optional Rivet micro clip system.

LowePro's new CompuRover - The Lowepro CompuRover AW is both a backpack and a laptop computer bag. The bag uses a triple compartment design that protects camera equipment, a notebook computer and will also hold personal gear. It has SlipLock attachment loops that enable you to add numerous accessories and an all weather cover to protect the bag from the elements.

Internet ONLY specials:
Lexar 512mb 12X CF Cards 3 Pack:
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LowePro Orion Trekker Backpack:
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I hope that you're all enjoying what's left of summer!

If you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to contact either myself or anyone in the Penn Camera sales offices!

(Jeff Snyder can be contacted at Penn Camera at: 1-800-347-5770 or FAX 301-210-7370; Email:; AOL Instant Messenger: JeffPennCamera. On the web:

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