Swann Bolt HD camera announced: 1080p video with laser targeting

Swann have just announced their latest action camera. The Bolt HD is the newest device that records 1080p @30fps on the 135 degree lens in stereo audio and can take 12MP stills. The devices also sports a built in laser pointer to ensure the item is pointing the direct you want, a nice feature to have in those awkward recording scenarios. The Bolt HD records on to a Micro SD card and has a mini HDMI out for easy playback.

The camera doesn’t look to be available for order, but based on the press release that should soon change and you ordering should be available soon. The cost of the new Bolt HD is set at $199 which alone should make it desirable.

[EXPAND Swann Security Unleashes Bolt HD™, A High Definition Waterproof and Wearable Mini Action Camera]

Waterproof camera and DVR combo lets adrenaline junkies capture their most extreme moments

Santa Fe Springs, Calif. – (January 20, 2013) – Swann Security, the global leader in security monitoring solutions, proudly debuts the Bolt HD™ mini high definition action camera. Making its debut at the 2013 International CES, this mini HD camera / DVR combo is rugged, waterproof and comes with a myriad of mounting options so outdoor enthusiasts can live and relive their most extreme moments. The Bolt HD is available at www.swann.com for $199.99.

At the core of Bolt HD is a color camera that can record 1080p or Full HD high resolution video at real time or 12 MP still images. With a built in laser pointer, Bolt HD allows the user to confirm the camera is on target and ready to shoot. The protected lens allows the user to record more with a 135 degree angle lens. The Bolt HD has an included stereo microphone that enables audio recordings to not only see but hear the action. The device stores approximately 10 hours of video recordings on a removable MicroSD card (up to 32GB), so users can easily swap out cards while on the go. Bolt HD’s mini HDMI connection allows the user to connect right in to their home TV to relive the action in HD right away. Bolt HD is powered by a lithium-ion battery that recharges via USB and gives the user hours of life per charge.

Not only is the Bolt HD shockproof, but it’s also waterproof up to 32′. Equipped with a number of mounting options, Bolt HD is an ideal solution for a variety of sports and outdoor applications. With no dials, gauges, knobs or any preferences to configure, users simply turn it on, strap it on and hit record.

Bolt HD Features Include:

* Record professional high definition action videos at 1080p (1920 x 1080 pixels) in real time (30fps) with stereo audio
Use the laser pointer to check the camera is on target and shoot in any conditions with waterproof casing to 32ft below the surface
Relive the action in high definition with mini HDMI connection
Record footage to MicroSD card (up to 32GB), or use the USB cable to transfer to PC or Mac for easy uploading to your favorite websites
Convenient lithium-ion battery is rechargeable via USB with hours of recording per charge
Wearable mounts include: curved surface mount, Helmet mount, flat surface mount
Wireless Remote


Swann’s Bolt HD (MSRP-$199) is available through Swann’s network of retailers and at www.swann.com.


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