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ION S3000
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ION S3000B Camcorder

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112g CMOS 2.5h Jul 2013
Weight Sensor Type Image Stabilizer Battery Life (max) Release Date
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ION COOL-I-CAM S3000  ''REVIEW'' $60.00 ACTION CAMERA
Unboxing the ION S3000 sports action camera - HD
Testing my iON S3000 kayak fishing at High Island, Tx
ION Cool iCam S3000 - Test Video

12 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this video camera. This ION video camera received a "Recommended" award from Alphr.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This ION video camera received an expert rating of 83 out of 100 from alphr.com.

Owner Reviews Are Average

On average, S3000 owners rated this camcorder 71 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

One person who purchased it said that it was cheap. V3.co.uk said “It doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive, Billion’s Biguard S3000 offers a combination of conventional IPsec virtual private network (VPN)” in their review of the ION S3000.

One ION S3000 owner reckoned that this camcorder was good value for money. Eight years ago Alphr.com wrote in their review “Firewall products, Billion has focused on affordable SSL VPN appliances for SMBs”.

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Robust

One ION S3000 owner concluded that it was reliable. Richard scored the ION S3000 5 stars and he said on Amazon in January last year “The camera has proved very reliable and the clips are easy to download” in his review of the ION S3000.

Good Product Quality

One ION S3000 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in January last year “This camera has amazing picture quality” in their review.

Has an Image Stabilizer

The ION S3000 has an image stabilizer, which is unusual. Most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to the S3000 do not have an image stabilizer.

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ION Has Good Camcorder Reviews

On average ION camcorders have good ratings as do all video cameras produced by ION.

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Waterproof

The ION S3000 is waterproof. Most of the other camcorders of this age and spec are not waterproof.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a cmos sensor type, which is typical of many camcorders that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Light

Camcorders that have been around for more than two years have weights of between 59g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 890g. With a weight of only 112 grams, the ION S3000 is quite light compared to most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Has One White Balance

The number of white balance modes found on the ION S3000 is more than most comparable spec video cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This video camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on camcorders of this type and age.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Amazon Customer scored this camcorder 40 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the ION S3000 “It will have you going in circles with vague and conflicting instructions”.

Does Not Have an HDMI

The ION S3000 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other video cameras of this age and type also do not have an HDMI.

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Not Full HD

Most camcorders that were launched around the same time as the S3000 are not Full HD. The ION S3000 is no exception to this as it too is not Full HD.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The ION S3000 does not have an interchangeable lens, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other camcorders that were released around the same time as the S3000 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The ION S3000 does not have a built-in display. Most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the S3000 also do not have a built-in display.

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Very Shallow Waterproof Up to

Across all the camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the S3000 the waterproof up tos range from 1.5m to 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 20m. The ION S3000 has a quite shallow waterproof up to (only 3 meters) compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other similar spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago, the ION S3000 does not have a night mode.

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Not 3D

Most camcorders of this age and spec are not 3D. The ION S3000 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The ION S3000 does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the S3000 also do not have a built-in projector.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the ION S3000 is more than most camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is LPCM, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this video camera. The audio formats supporteds adpcm are also supported by this ION video camera.

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2 Other reasons to consider the ION S3000

Released Over Three Years Ago

ION released the S3000 over three years ago.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 2.5 hours, the ION S3000 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the S3000.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Type
Lens System
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Image Stabilizer Type
Storage
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
White Balance
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Design
Colour of Product
Waterproof Up to
Video
Video Formats Supported
Still Image
Continuous Shooting Mode
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Type
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Other Features
Compatible Operating Systems
Auto Focus
Photo Mode
Interface
Cable Type
Windows Operating Systems Supported
USB Connectivity
Audio Recording Formats
Mac Operating Systems Supported
USB Port
Dimensions (WxDxH)
USB Cable
Waterproof
Shock Proof
Video Compression Formats
Projector
Built-In Projector
Technical Details
Dimensions (WxHxD)

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Expert Reviews

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27 May 2009

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Dual Wan ports for load balancing and failover
Integrated SPI firewall
Web portal
Optional, two-factor authentication
Single power supply
Cost

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1 February 2009

A well featured and easily deployed SSL VPN appliance at a low price and Billion's optional OTP solution is well worth considering as well...

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User Reviews

(14)
Reviewed 20 November 2014 by Mommared3
Mommared3 would recommend the Ion Cool iCam S3000

I bought this camera for my son, he hunts and fishes an videos tapes the trip, an comes home to share the trips, I love how's simple it is to us. Great colors of videos...

Reviewed 17 November 2014 by Anonymous
Anonymous would recommend the Ion Cool iCam S3000

I use this hd cam at my motorcycle helmet on trips and on an airmodel , it works fine , perfect !!! Very easy and simple to use !!! everyone who see my cam wants to buy the same !!! good vibes... Read more…

Reviewed 19 January 2015 by D3house

The video was fine but there was no sound...

Reviewed 25 May 2015 by Traeguth
Traeguth would recommend the Ion Cool iCam S3000

I bought one for use on my bike. The handlebar mount it comes with is perfect. I had it for a couple months and decided to buy a second one. Now I have one facing front and one facing back.... Read more…

Reviewed 27 May 2015 by Chipperdy
Chipperdy would recommend the Ion Cool iCam S3000

Pro's: Good video Rugged Small Price Con's: No Audio...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers ion s3000, ion s3000b, ion n127676, ion n127676w
Barcodes 04897042190594

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