The JVC mini DV digital cam-corder is the weight of a big paperback, pocket sized, with sophisticated editing and special effects, 100 times zoom and stereo sound; all for pounds 1,175; the JVC DVX with fold-out screen is pounds 1,600. Both from Dixons
Rimless eye glasses with titanium alloy temples as light as "Air" cost pounds 250, in four styles - oval, panto, cat's eye and scoop-edged square. The best thing about the "Air" range is the case: the world's most covetable, for pounds 25. From 440 Dollond & Aitchison branches nationwide
Another first: binoculars in a titanium body from Nikon. The 5x15 DCF are light and heavy duty, adapted for indoor use with a prism and a high reflection mirror for a 10 per cent brighter image than other roof prism binos. pounds 499.99 (0181-541 4440 for stockists)
The Biggest Big Bertha Driver, with a longer shaft and bigger head in titanium, allows the energy-efficient golfer to hit harder without swinging harder. pounds 450 (0181-391 0111 for stockists)
Forty per cent lighter than the identical watch in stainless steel, the Eco-Drive Titanium Chrono watch by Citizen uses daylight to drive its quartz movement. A tiny photo-electric cell behind its ceramic face converts light into electrical energy which is stored in a battery and released when needed. It will run for six months in darkness. pounds 479.99 at The Leading Edge in Selfridges Basement, Oxford Street, London Wl.
Rally bikers need the latest Raleigh M-Trax titanium bicycle frame, pounds 695 for the polished version, pounds 625 for the satin; add on components to suit requirements. For stockists, telephone 0115 942 0202, ext 4053 or 2538Reuse content