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Sony DEV-5 Digital Recording Binoculars

B&H # SODEV5 MFR # DEV-5
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Product Highlights
  • Record Full HD 1080/60p 3D Video
  • Take 7.1MP (4:3) or 5.3MP (16:9) Images
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo/SD/SDHC/SDXC Slot
  • Dual 1/4" 4.2MP "Exmor R" CMOS Sensors
  • G-Lenses f/1.8 - 3.4 & BIONZ Processors
  • Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode
  • Optical 10x & 20x Total Zoom
  • Dual 0.45" EVF with 852 x 480 Resolution
  • Adjustable Interpupillary Distance
  • USB Port, Mini-HDMI Out & GPS Receiver

The innovative Sony DEV-5 Digital Recording Binoculars give the bird-watcher, sailor, hunter or sports enthusiast the ability to capture full HD 1920 x 1080/60p 3D video through binocular style lenses. You can sit back and enjoy nature or watch the game from a distance and when the mood strikes, you can start recording or capturing digital still images. The DEV-5 features two G-Lenses, two BIONZ Processors and dual 1/4" 4.2 MP back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS sensors.

When you do decide to go from spectator to videographer/photographer, the DEV-5 supports 1920 x 1080/60p and 3D AVCHD video modes, as well as JPEG 7.1MP digital stills with a 4:3 aspect ratio and 5.3MP images in 16:9. For storing your work, the DEV-5 features a memory card slot that's compatible with both Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards. Plus, there's a USB port, as well as a Mini-HDMI output for viewing your 2D clips on an HDTV or your 3D clips on a 3DTV.

Owning Sony's DEV-5 Digital Recording Binoculars also means you'll only need one device when heading out in the field to view and record the world around you. There's a GPS Receiver for charting your locations and you'll never miss a shot while out bird-watching. Plus, unlike traditional binoculars, the DEV-5 features both auto focus and Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode image stabilization. There's even a mic input, tripod hole and cold shoe for mounting accessories.

Binoculars and recording equipment are combined into one item that can capture 1920 x 1080/60p full HD 3D video
Auto focus, optical 10x with 20x total zoom and Advanced Optical SteadyShot w/ Active Mode image stabilizer
Shoot 7.1MP digital stills in 4:3 and 5.3MP digital stills in 16:9
Line-up your shots or enjoy the landscape through the dual 0.45" Electric Viewfinders with 852 x 480 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio and adjustable interpupillary distance via eye distance adjustment dial
Imager features dual 1/4" 4.2MP back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS sensors
Dual G-Lenses (f/1.8 - 3.4) and two BIONZ Processors
Mini-HDMI (type C) port allows direct playback on a 3DTV or 2D HDTV
GPS Receiver automatically geo-tags photos and videos
Microphone input for attaching an external mic and USB port for uploading video
DEV-5 memory card slot compatible with both Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
Immediately capture photos and videos so you'll never miss a shot
Tripod hole and cold shoe for mounting accessories
Control dial for focus, exposure, SS, WB
Strap hook with a convenient neck strap
DEV-5 comes also comes with carrying case and large eye cups
Sensor 4.2MP 1/4" Back-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor x 2
Lens G-Lens f/1.8 - 3.4 x 2
Processor BIONZ Processor x 2
Recording Media Memory Stick PRO Duo compatible
SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
Video Modes 1920 x 1080/60p
3D AVCHD
Still Capture JPEG 7.1MP / 4:3 aspect ratio
JPEG 5.3MP / 16:9 aspect ratio
Audio Format Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Image Stabilization Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode
Viewfinder Type Electronic Viewfinder x 2
0.45" (1.14 cm)
852 x 480 resolution
16:9 aspect ratio
Adjustable interpupillary distance
Magnification Optical 10x, 20x total zoom
GPS GPS Receiver
Inputs Mic-in x 1
Outputs USB x 1
Mini-HDMI (type C) x 1
Battery Type Supplied: NP-FV70 with up to 3.5 hrs recording time
Optional: NP-FV100 with up to 6.2 hrs recording time
Dimensions (WxHxD) Not specified by manufacturer
Weight Excluding Battery: 38 oz (1000 g)
Sony DEV-5 Digital Recording Binoculars
  • NP-FV70 Rechargeable Camcorder Battery Pack (1960mAh, 6.8V)
  • AC Adapter / Charger AC-L200C (D)
  • Carrying Case
  • Neck Strap
  • Large Eyecup
  • Lens Cover
  • USB Cable
  • CD-ROM
  • Power Cord
  • Finder Cap
  • A/V Connecting Cable
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Memory Cards & Cases

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    Required item: Recording media is required but not included with this item.

    Transcend -  8GB SDHC Memory Card Class 10
    • You Pay: $7.89
     

    Batteries & Power

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    Sony -  NP-FV70 Rechargeable Camcorder Battery Pack (1960mAh, 6.8V)
    • You Pay: $61.48
     
    Watson -  NP-FV70 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1750mAh)
    • You Pay: $34.95
     

    Cleaning & Anti-Fog

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    Pearstone -  Microfiber Cleaning Cloth, 18% Gray (7 x 7.9")
    • You Pay: $4.99
     

    Eyepiece/Objective Filters

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    Cyclopital3D -  Filter/Close-Up Adapter for Sony DEV-5
    • You Pay: $249.00
    Usually ships in 7-14 business days i This is a Special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment.
     

    External Microphones

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    Sony -  ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone
    • You Pay: $119.00
     

    Shoe & Accessory Mounts

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    Pearstone -  SSA-III Universal Shoe Adapter for Sony Camcorders with Active Interface Shoe
    • You Pay: $19.95
     
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