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Sony DEV digital binoculars
Mark Peters : August 19th 2011 - 21:30 CET
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SonySony DEV binoculars can record HD video and features 3D : Sony introduced the world’s first digital binoculars that are able to record in AVCHD 2.0 video format. The new Sony DEV binoculars are perfect for nature / bird watching, the binoculars from Sony can record Full HD video with stereo sound at the touch of a button, and even add a 3D mode that records scenes as stereoscopic video footage for playback on most 3D HD-TVs. The new Sony DEV-3 and DEV-5 digital binoculars will be available in November 2011. The Sony DEV-3 binocular carries a retail price of $1400 USD and the Sony DEV-5 binocular is priced at $2000 USD.

Sony DEV binoculars

Sony DEV binoculars
Users can select the variable zoom on both binoculars to scan a wide area at low magnification before zooming in seamlessly to pinpoint a subject, such as birds in a field. Turning on the digital zoom at magnification settings over 10x boosts the Sony DEV-5 binocular to a total magnification range from 0.9x up to 20x digital (image quality is reduced when digital zoom is on and recording 2D video at magnifications higher than 10x), rivaling many high-powered conventional binoculars. The Sony DEV-3 binocular pulls wildlife, sporting subjects and architectural details closer with a maximum magnification of 10x optical. In 3D mode, the maximum magnification for both Sony DEV binoculars is 5.4x optical.

Sony DEV

Sony DEV binoculars with electronic auto-focus
Unlike traditional binoculars, electronic auto-focus keeps moving subjects sharply in focus at all times. A comfortably positioned dial allows fingertip adjustment of manual focus - ideal for focusing selectively on a subject, rather than overhanging branches or other obstructions in the field of view. Electronic auto-focus allows both Sony DEV binoculars to focus cleanly on subjects less than half an inch away when recording in 2D (minimum of 32 inches when recording in 3D mode).

Sony DEV digital binoculars

Sony DEV digital binoculars
Separate images for left and right eyes are captured by a matched pair of precision G Lens optics by Sony with “Exmor R” CMOS sensors and powerful BIONZ processors. Independent electronic viewfinders provide clear, detailed pictures for left and right eyes, offering a stereoscopic viewing experience that’s comfortable, natural and highly immersive. The new Sony DEV binoculars feature a “stealth” design that eliminates distracting buttons or external details that could reveal a user’s position to wildlife.

Sony binoculars

Sony binoculars with Optical SteadyShot image stabilization
The Sony DEV-3 and DEV-5 digital binoculars feature Sony Optical SteadyShot image stabilization (Active mode), the optical stabilization system that’s found on Sony Handycam camcorders and Sony Cybershot cameras. Optical SteadyShot image stabilization helps keep pictures clear and stable, even when viewing at high magnifications.

Sony DEV-3

Sony DEV-3 and DEV-5 with HDMI connector
The Sony DEV binoculars can be connected via HDMI to a Sony BRAVIA HD-TV or any HD television with HDMI input for viewing pictures. 3D videos can be enjoyed on virtually any 3D-TV or 3D compatible TV, including Sony BRAVIA TV models. The Sony DEV binoculars also feature a USB connection for transferring video clips to a Personal Computer for storing, editing and sharing.

Sony DEV binoculars

Sony DEV binocular controls & operation
The Sony DEV digital binoculars feature an ergonomic grip area that’s coated with an elastomer material for sure handling and stable operation. Top-mounted controls allow easy operation with gloved fingers, while dual buttons are provided to start recording instantly with either hand. Both Sony DEV binoculars come with a high-capacity rechargeable battery pack (Sony NP-FV70) that allows up to approximately three hours of 2D recording on a single charge. Remaining battery time is displayed in in the electronic viewfinder of the binocular.

Sony DEV-5

Sony DEV-5 binocular features GPS
The Sony DEV-5 binocular includes an on-board GPS receiver that automatically geo-tags video clips and photos. Tagged images can be viewed after shooting in online maps (requires compatible software). The Sony DEV-5 binocular is supplied with lens cover, finder cap, large eye cups, a carrying case and neck strap. Both binoculars from Sony include a battery charger/adaptor, A/V connecting cable and USB cable for PC connection.

Sony dev binocular
Sony DEV binocular with HD video recording and GPS receiver




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