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Gift Guide 2006
Holiday Gift Guide 2006
Panasonics Holiday Gift
Guide is here with hottest tech buys of the season.
From the ultimate in luxury to the perfect stocking
stuffer, Panasonic has something for everyone
on your shopping list - perhaps even you!
definition for the holidays
TH-42PD60 Enhanced Definition 42-inch VIERA
As the leader in plasma technology, Panasonics
line-up is sure to top high-end holiday wish lists
across Canada. Put the TH-42PD60 under the tree
and the thank yous will repeat all year
long. This 42-inch enhanced definition plasma
television features a ninth generation panel,
1080p digital processing, advanced 3D Colour Management
and Panasonics Real Black Drive System,
achieving a maximum contrast ratio of 10,000:1
all in a stunning package with nearly invisible
built-in speakers and simulated surround sound.
Manufacturer's suggested price is CDN $2,499.99.
TH-65PX600 HDTV 65-inch 1080p HDTV VIERA Plasma
Visions of plasma screens will dance in his head
as he dreams about the ultimate gift this holiday
season, Panasonics 65-inch TH-65PX600 high
definition plasma television. This 65-inch wonder
features a 9th generation, 1080p Panel with a
resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, SD Memory Card
Slot, PC Input and three HDMI jacks, with one
located in the front panel. And like all VIERA
televisions, the picture is C3 image enhanced
to deliver beautiful, vivid colour, outstanding
contrast and remarkable clarity. Manufacturer's
suggested price is CDN $12,999.99.
music to your ears this holiday season
SC-HT640 and SC-HT740 5-DVD Home Theatre Systems
Pump up the volume on Christmas Day with a new
home theatre system. Panasonics SC-HT640
Home Theatre System is an 850 watt digital DVD
home theatre system with wireless rear speakers.
This 6 speaker system has a 16cm woofer, 5-Disc
DVD changer and a front and rear 2-way Music Port.
The SC-HT740 Home Theatre System is a 1000 watt
digital DVD system featuring HDMI output with
720p and 1080i up-conversion. Featuring a 5-Disc
DVD changer, this unit also has a Music Port for
connection of a digital audio player, and is two-way
and second room wireless ready. The manufacturer's
suggested price for the SC-HT640 is CDN $449.99,
the SC-HT740 is CDN $499.99.
SA-XR57S Digital Home Theatre Receiver
Panasonics SA-XR57S receiver makes a great
gift for that tech-wary person on your list. Easy
to connect, the SA-XR57S has clear, powerful sound
with remarkable depth and presence, and is a must
have for the serious movie-buff or TV aficionado
in your life. Manufacturers suggested price
is CDN $599.99.
SC-EN27 CD Micro System
Jingle Bells will ring through the house loud
and clear with Panasonics SC-EN27 Micro
System. Crystal clear sound and slim desktop design
makes this unit a favourite for the home office
or dorm room. In addition to playing MP3s, CD-R
and RWs, the SC-EN27 features a Music Port for
easy portable audio player connection, and comes
with a backlit LCD display. Manufacturers
suggested price is CDN $149.99.
SC-AK340 5-CD Mini System
Perfect for the teen on your gift list, the SC-AK340
Mini System from Panasonic features a powerful
amplifier and large, efficient speakers that provide
smooth, clear sound at high volumes. Harmonized
Bass technology provides powerful audio performance
and the SC-AK340 features a Music Port for easy
connection to a portable audio player. Manufacturers
suggested price is CDN $249.99.
memories are worth a thousand words
DMC-FX50 Lumix Digital Still Camera
every smile this Christmas with Panasonics
brand new 7.2-megapixel DMC-FX50 Lumix Still Digital
Camera. This model boasts high picture quality,
a 3-inch LCD screen and an extremely slim, stylish
design. The FX50 features an industry leading
28mm wide-angle lens with optical zoom capabilities
of up to 3.6x. MEGA Optical Image Stabilization
(O.I.S.) corrects for hand movements common
when shooting with a small camera. In addition,
the new Intelligent ISO system detects motion
and automatically increases sensitivity, acting
as an additional anti-blurring measure to compensate
for subject movement. The FX50 has an extended
battery life, is able to take 300 pictures on
a single charge, and features dual image playback,
allowing you to view two recorded images simultaneously
on the large 3-inch LCD.
Manufacturer's suggested price is CDN $549.99.
[ Read the Panasonic
FX50 QuickFact Sheet... ]
DMC-FZ50 Lumix Digital Still Camera
perfect gift for the budding photography enthusiast,
the 10-megapixel Panasonic DMC-FZ50 features the
industrys first Intelligent ISO Control
technology, which compensates for subject movement
to decrease blurriness in photos. With 12x optical
zoom on the Leica DC lens, very low noise levels
and custom setting functions, the DMC-FZ50 is
able to take crisp, clear images in just about
any situation. The 2-inch LCD flips out to 180
degrees, making picture taking from high or low
angles a breeze, and the extended battery life
allows users to take approximately 360 images
on one charge. Manufacturers suggested price
is CDN $799.99.
[ Read the Panasonic
FZ50 QuickFact Sheet... ]
PV-GS300 Digital Palmcorder® Multicam
Capture those precious under the tree moments
with Panasonics PV-GS300 Camcorder. Small
enough to fit into the palm of your hand, the
GS300 features a Leica® Dicomar® lens,
ensuring images are crisp and clear, and a 2.7
widescreen LCD which makes viewing easy. 3CCD
technology the same technology used in
professional camcorders ensures digital
and still images are equally high-quality, whether
you are a novice or expert videographer. Manufacturers
suggested price is CDN $899.99.
VDR-D100 Digital DVD Palmcorder® Camcorder
Panasonics VDR-D100 Digital DVD Palmcorder®
Camcorder lets you instantly enjoy your holiday
memories on removable 8cm DVD-R/RW/RAM discs.
You can easily record footage onto DVD media with
in-camera editing (DVD-RAM), and playback is simple
via a compatible home or portable DVD player.
Features include 30x optical zoom for long-range
shooting, a 2.5-inch colour LCD monitor for viewing
video images, and joystick control for easy, one-finger
operation. The VDR-D100 also features on-board
disc editing, and a USB 2.0 high speed connection.
Manufacturers suggested price is CDN
The worlds Smallest 10x Optical Zoom
Camera - DMC-TZ1
small wonder of the digital camera world, the
Panasonic DMC-TZ1 is literally a perfect fit for
any stocking. Featuring a powerful 10x optical
zoom Leica DC lens, the DMC-TZ1 is incorporated
into a compact, easy-to-carry body that fits in
your pocket. Capture crisp Christmas memories
using the DMC TZ1s MEGA Optical Image Stabilization
feature to reduce blurry photos caused by an unsteady
hand. Manufacturer's suggested price is CDN
[ Read the Panasonic
TZ1 QuickFact Sheet... ]
IC Recorders RRUS395, RRU500
Its the gift that keeps on giving! With
66 hours of maximum recording time, Panasonics
new IC Recorder line can easily capture all the
details from marathon-long meetings for the business
executive or lengthy lectures for the student
in your family.
Make note-taking a thing of the past with top
features including the new state of the art voice
editing and translation software (featuring nine
languages for voice and text) that is included
with models RRUS395 and RRU500. Only Panasonic
offers this software for voice-to-text and text-to-voice
translation of English, French, Chinese, Japanese,
Korean, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and German.
Unique in its class, the RRU500 goes a step further,
featuring a new Zoom microphone, high quality
stereo recording capabilities and a recharging
cradle. Manufacturer's suggested price is CDN
$199.95 for the RRUS500, and CDN $119.95
for the RRUS395.
AV Accessories RPHNJ50W, RPHC75
Make your music lover happy with Panasonics
high performance designer series stereo earbuds.
Model RPHNJ50W boasts D quality sound to please
the most discriminating of eardrums and features
a Neodymium rare-earth magnet for rich and powerful
sound. With an integrated neck-strap and ear bud
design, the RPHNJ50W is a perfect present for
portable sound. Available in both black and white
colours. Manufacturer's suggested price is CDN
For the business traveller on your Christmas
list, pick up Panasonic's RPHC75 Noise Canceling
ear buds. Designed with a unique double-auto rewind
design, the ear bud and line cords retract into
their compact carrying case for easy, tangle-free
storage. A favourite for frequent fliers, Panasonics
noise-canceling technology is great for clearer
listening to music and in-flight movies on the
airplane. Manufacturers suggested list price
is CDN $79.99.
extreme power Batteries
Snap away on the digital camera this holiday
season with Panasonics Oxyride extreme
power Batteries. Specifically designed for
use in todays power hungry digital still
cameras, Panasonic's Oxyride extreme power battery
is the most significant development in primary
battery technology in the last 40 years. More
powerful than alkaline, Oxyride allows you to
take 2x more pictures* along with rapid flash
recovery. Manufacturer's suggested price is CDN
$6.99 for a package of four AAs or AAAs.
*vs. Panasonic Alkaline Plus batteries.
ANSI Digital still camera mode. Results may vary
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GIGARANGE digital cordless answering system:
KX-TG5776CS, KX-TGA573S, KX-TGA575S
This holiday season, Panasonic takes cordless
telephony into the future with advanced models
such as the KX-TG5776CS phone, featuring an expandable
system that can accept up to eight handsets, 5.8
GHz Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum Technology
to provide clear sound over longer ranges, an
all-digital answering system, personal ringer
downloads and a 1.5-inch full colour LCD handset.
Manufacturer's suggested price is CDN $259.99.
Add extra bells and whistles to your handset
by purchasing the KX-TGA573S, an optional wireless
camera that can be used as a monitoring device
including a built-in microphone, speaker and sound
detector. A perfect gift for first-time parents,
the wireless camera can capture a video image
of a babys room, for example, for display
on a compatible handset. Manufacturer's suggested
price is CDN $149.99.
Looking for a tech-savvy gift? You can take the
GIGARANGE phone system to the next level by purchasing
a KX-TGA575S SkypeTM Adaptor to prepare the system
for free calling over the Internet. No need to
connect another USB handset/ headset to your PC,
the SkypeTM Adaptor is a high-tech two-in-one
for the digital age.
for the professional in your life
GIGARANGE digital cordless phone system with
fax and copier: KX-FG2451, KX-FG5642
Does a revamped home office top your wish list?
Make working from home easier with Panasonics
KX-FG2451 and KX-FG5642, cordless phone systems
with fax and copier.
Featuring cutting edge digital performance and
sleek style, the KX-FG2451 makes your personal
space professional. This unit includes 2.4 GHz
Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum Technology,
an all-digital answering system and dual digital
speakerphones on the base and the handset. Advanced
features include voice enhancer technology to
improve sound reception, system remote control
from the handset, call display ready LCD on the
base and handset, and document memory of up to
25 pages for fax transmission. Manufacturers
suggested price is CDN $189.99.
The KX-FG5642 is a dual cordless phone system
with fax and copier, featuring 5.8 GHz Frequency-Hopping
Spread Spectrum Technology, all-digital answering
system and dual digital duplex speakerphones on
the base and cordless handsets. Advanced features
include voice enhancer technology; conference
call capability; call display ready base and handsets
(two handsets included); system remote control
from handsets; document memory of up to 25 pages
and a 50-station phonebook.
Panasonic Toughbook® Notebook Computers
Make mobile professionals merry with a Toughbook®
notebook computer from Panasonic. Weighing just
2.8 lbs., the CF-W5 is a slim, ultra-portable
notebook computer with 12-inch anti-glare screen.
Protected by a durable full magnesium alloy case,
the CF-W5 can withstand 100 kg of force. With
an Intel Core Solo Processor U1400 that runs on
ultra low voltage to increase battery operation
time up to 12 hours, the CF-W5 is the perfect
road companion. Manufacturers suggested
price is CDN $2995.00.
The Toughbook CF-Y5 weighs just 3.4 lbs. and
offers a 14-inch anti-glare screen and an Intel
Core Duo Processor L2400 that runs on low voltage
to increase battery operation time up to 8.5 hours.
The Toughbook CF-Y5 lives up to its name, featuring
a spill proof keyboard and a durable magnesium
alloy casing that allows it to withstand 100 kg
of force. Despite its lightweight and compact
form, the CF-Y5 boasts an integrated Shell
Drive optical drive and an optional mini
port replicator for easier cable management in
the office. Manufacturers suggested price
is CDN $3295.
the Kitchen for the holidays!
NNT695S & NNP794S Genius® Inverter®
Give the gift of convenience with one of Panasonics
Genius® Inverter® microwaves. Both models
improve the results of microwave cooking, defrosting
and reheating and make foods you never thought
possible in less time with great results.
Revolutionary Inverter® technology delivers
consistent microwave energy so food is cooked
precisely and evenly every time. Functional and
fashionable, both models come with the sophisticated
elegance of stainless steel to match any kitchen
décor. The NNT695S features a fast
and easy new pop-up dial while the NNP794S
has a new stylish push button style keyboard.
Manufacturers suggested prices of CDN
$249.95 and CDN $369.95.
NB-G100P Toaster Oven
The toast wont be last to the table for
Christmas brunch this year! The future of the
toasting has arrived, with the Panasonic NB-G100P
Toaster Oven. Featuring infrared technology for
quick cooking without preheating, the NB-G100P
has a large interior (fits a 9-inch pizza), digital
timer and temperature settings, and a cool design
that will look great on any kitchen counter. Manufacturers
suggested price is CDN $139.95.
KY-H30APB Induction Heat Cooktop
The perfect gift for the family chef! The Induction
Heat Cooktop is the most advanced technological
development in cooking technology since the microwave!
Panasonics Induction Heat Cooktop uses a
magnetic coil to generate and transmit a magnetic
field through stainless steel cookware so the
cookware generates heat while the element remains
cool to the touch when in use. Already used in
over two million Japanese homes, Panasonics
Induction Heat (IH) Cooktop will provide Canadians
with a new level of performance, safety and efficiency
to transform the cooking experience. Manufacturers
suggested price is CDN $2,499.95.
A great gift for a true rice lover, the Panasonic
SRTMB10NV is designed to make the best rice every
day. The most versatile rice cooker made by Panasonic
to-date, this unit is able to cook perfect rice
and bake cakes, all with the simple push of a
button. Multiple cooking menus are available,
including rice selector and an automatic cooking
function. Featuring Fuzzy Logic computer control,
this unit ensures rice is cooked evenly and freshness
is retained over time. Manufacturers suggested
price is CDN $129.99.