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Kaiser Baas X300 camcorder

An ultra-high-definition action camcorder from Kaiser Baas with a MicroSD memory-card slot, and an image stabilizer.

About

The Kaiser Baas X300 is an 8-megapixel camcorder with no optical zoom. It has a 2-inch LCD. The camcorder has a maximum aperture of f/2.8.

The Kaiser Baas X300 stores video and photos on MicroSD, MicroSDHC and MicroSDXC memory cards. It captures ultra HD video at a resolution as high as 3840x2160 at 30 frames per second and 12-megapixel resolution stills as JPG files. The image stabilization system for this camcorder is electronic. The Kaiser Baas X300 measures 2.4 inches wide by 1.7 inches high by 0.8 inches in length, and weighs 0.1 pounds.

Connections

Largeness Largeness Because action camcorders do range in size, we have designated them using three groups: compact, average, and large. Models which are considered "compact" fit in a typical shirt or pants pocket.
Compact
HDMI output HDMI output Has High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) output for direct digital-audio and video connection to TVs or monitors with HDMI inputs.
Yes
Microphone input Microphone input Microphone input is a jack for an external microphone to improve sound quality and prevent picking up noise from the camcorder. It is an alternative to using the built-in mike.
No
Remote control Remote control Wearable wrist remote with button operated control, typically limited to video record, photo capture, and on/off.
No

Features

Built-in light Built-in light Built-in light provides illumination for close-ups when the image would otherwise be too dark, but it's no substitute for a well-lit room.
No

Specs

Weight (lbs.) Weight This is measured in pounds and includes the recording media.
0.1
LCD size (in.) LCD size This is the size of the image displayed on the LCD. With some models, the image does not fill the whole screen when recording. For these models, this number is smaller than the physical size of the screen.
2