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Sony DEV-3/5 Digital Recording 3D Binoculars

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#1 Drew


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Posted 19 August 2011 - 12:31 PM

Sony just announced these puppies:

The Sony DEV-5 has zoomable magnification up to 20x using digital zoom and records 3D 1080i or 2D 1080/60p. Also captures 7mp stills. The DEV-3 is up to 10x.

It's basically a binoculars form camcorder. There are a few drawbacks.
-In 3D mode, there is no tele OIS.
-You are looking at a LED display and not an enlarged image. Remains to be seen how good the image is compared to real binos.
-Battery life. It's a LED display.

However, think of it this way...no more "I could've sworn I saw a mermaid" excuses! :)

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