Karaoke with video cam: bad concept

Some things should stay at the bar

GPX

Some would say that everyone needs a little karaoke in their lives, even in the shower . And if you're really serious about it, you might even want to record your performances on your way to American Idol .

And GPX wants to help you avoid the fate of Sanjaya Malakar with its "CD+G Karaoke System." In addition to its 5.5-inch LCD, dual speakers and "professional" microphone, the machine has a built-in digital video camera so you can record yourself belting out "Stairway to Heaven" for later viewing. (Warning: Results may vary after the effects of alcohol wear off.)

Still, its $100 price is certainly more reasonable than top-of-the-line $1,800 " DoPi Karaoke " system, and it's relatively portable at 14 pounds for transportation from one kegger to the next--both of which will make it easier to chuck it out the window once you've actually seen yourself in action.

 

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