Swann PenCam Mini Video Camera & Recorder SWVID-PEN

  • Swann PenCam Mini Video Camera & Recorder SWVID-PEN
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  • Cool timestamp feature; Good audio and video quality


  • Awkward design for switching between video and photo; Larger than your average pen; Slow at capturing photos

Expert reviews and ratings

By LaptopMag on 70

The $99.99 Swann HD PenCam spy-pen records photos and videos on the sly--but it's not going to fool...

By Macworld Australia on 70

Spy gear is polarising at the best of times. Is a camera pen a cool gadget for private investigators, lawyers, mystery shoppers and the like; or is it an easy way for sickos and perverts to get their jollies? I won’t make that judgment call, but...

By Expert Reviews on 40

With a rather unsubtle and awkward design, the SpyPen’s novelty value soon wears off....

By Skatter Tech on

You can buy Swann’s 2GB PenCam on Amazon for $79.99. I found other pen cameras for a cheaper price, but I’m unsure of their quality. I feel that the price is a bit high, but if you need to subtly capture something, this pen packs a punch....

By PC Advisor on

The Swann PenCam DVR (SPY-420) is a plug-and-play device, which means you can drag video files straight onto your computer without using any additional software. Your movies can then be viewed from any media player capable of decoding H263 AVI files,...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

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