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Dash Cam 35

The Margin rounds up the latest products: A dashboard mounted camera, a new running watch, and a utility power monitor.

Dash Cam 35

Category: Cameras

Brand: Garmin

RRP: R2 999

Distributor: Garmin Southern Africa, Michelle Hohls,

Date of availability: Available now


* Easy-to-see 3” LCD display

* High-definition GPS standalone driving recorder

* Wide-angle lens captures the entire road

* Includes GPS for detailed time and location data

* Record your drive in 1080p or 720p


* Dash cam records in a continuous loop, using the included replaceable microSD card

* Play back the footage right on the display or review later on a computer

* Driver awareness alerts include forward collision warning and speed camera warning

* GPS-enabled footage records location, direction, speed, date and time to show exactly where and when accidents and incidents occur  

* Incident detection (G-Sensor) automatically saves footage of collisions and incidents

* Excellent field of view with high video quality, even in low-light conditions.

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Forerunner 25

Category: Wearables

Brand: Garmin

RRP: R 3 099

Distributor: Garmin Southern Africa, 011 251 9999

Date of availability: Available now


* Tracks distance, pace, heart rate and calories

* Instantly share runs and activity tracking progress via social media

* Activity tracking counts steps and calories and reminds the user when it’s time to move

* Between eight and ten hours of battery life with GPS on or eight to ten weeks in watch/activity tracking mode

* Water resistant to 50 meters USPs

* Stay connected on runs with call and text alerts when paired with a smartphone

* Heart rate compatibility means customised training based on heart rate zones

* Upload activities to the Garmin Connect online fitness community and map the run, get more detail on each kilometre, and see a daily summary of activities

* Join online challenges and earn virtual badges for extra motivation

* Live tracking allows family and friends to follow a run in real time.


Selphy CP1000 Selphy CP1000

Selphy CP1000

Category: Printers

Brand: Canon

RRP: R1 199

Distributor: Drive Control Corporation, Heinrich Pretorius, 011 201 8927

Date of availability: Available now


* Dye-sublimation thermal transfer printing system

* Maximum resolution 300x300 dpi

* Three colour inks with protective over coating, 256 levels per colour (24-bit colour depth)

* Supported card types: CF, Microdrive, SD, SDHC, SDXC

* USB flash memory

* Supported via an adapter: miniSD, miniSDHC, microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, xD-picture card


* Direct printing from cameras, memory cards or USB sticks

* Quality dye sublimation for lab-quality photos in less than one minute

* Choice of glossy or three semi-gloss print finishes without changing photo paper

* Defined, low cost per print

* Easy operation and viewing with large tilting LCD

* Extensive ID photo function with dual ID printing, face frame guide and a wide range of accepted sizes

* Print a wide range of sizes and formats

* Auto Image Optimize intelligently corrects your images

* Print on the move with optional battery.

700 Series 700 Series

700 Series
Category: Security

Brand: Check Point

RRP: Starting at R8 000

Distributor: AxizWorkgroup, Tommy Thompson, 011 237 7000; Tarsus SecureData, Nico Goodall, 011 790 2500

Date of availability: Available now


* Pre-loaded features include: firewall, VPN, anti-bot, intrusion prevention, anti-virus, anti-spam, application control, URL filtering     network security monitoring


* Delivers enterprise-class security optimised and simplified for small businesses

* Sophisticated protection – firewall protection and advanced intrusion prevention and detection to better protect against cyberattacks    * Check Point’s Security Management Portal and SMB Cloud Management provide complete internet protection, along with automated detection and prevention technology

* Businesses can remotely monitor security incidents around-the-clock to ensure their network stays protected, despite a sophisticated and ever-changing threat landscape

* Security without complexity – a low-maintenance solution that is easy to configure, provides simple monitoring and reporting, and has options for zero-touch installation.

Multipad Colour 2 Multipad Colour 2

Multipad Colour 2

Category: Tablet

Brand: Prestigio

RRP: R1 499.99

Distributor: Sithabile Technology Services, Werner Bruwer, 011 848 9041

Date of availability: Available now

* 7.0” WXGA 1280*800 IPS HD screen

* Intel Atom X3 X3230 Quad Core up to 1.2 Ghz

* 1 GB Ram + 8 GB storage

* Android 5.1 Lollipop

* Front: 0.3MP + Rear 2.0Mpx

* 3G data W-CDMA

* 802.11 WiFi


* Prestigio has been certified by Google and Google Play Store, which means over a million applications can be downloaded

* Tablet replacement for hardware or software fault

* Free Mobisystems Office Suite 8 with every tablet

* Free firmware upgrades when available from Google.

Simple GSM Power Monitor PH1 Simple GSM Power Monitor PH1

Simple GSM Power Monitor PH1

Category: Power management

Brand: Netshield

RRP: Available on request

Distributor: Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa, Luke Bainbridge,

Date of availability: Available now


* Integrated South African three-pin plug

* Utility mains power detector, single phase

* GSM unit with micro SIM socket, externally accessible

* Internal GSM antenna

* Internal lithium-ion polymer rechargeable backup battery and charger

* Status LED indicators

* Minimum input voltage: 85VAC (Battery will operate below this voltage)

* Maximum input voltage: 264VAC

* Dimensions: 95mm x 58mm x 54mm (LxBxH)

* Operating temperature: -40 to +85 degrees Celsius

* The mains power will detect as OFF when below +- 46VAC.


* The GSM single phase utility power monitor is used to track the mains power at a premises, by simply plugging the unit into one of the power plugs

* Install a SIM and the unit will send SMS notifications when there are power failures

* SMS-based status requests and front mounted visible LED indicators indicate network and functional statuses

* Four LED indicators with different meanings: Red indicates power on or off and a weak GSM signal indicator. White is the GSM network indicator. Green is the diagnostic indicator. Yellow signals battery charging.

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