Astonishing are the products of this leading brand Sony. In a manner of creating revolution they have innovated Sony DEV-5 Digital Recording Binocular which is digital optical sports device that comes with the video recording and photography. It also consists of dual electronic view finder. Living with such a device lets you enjoy the observation to the fullest along with the preservation of memories. This model also gives features for better convenience which are discussed in the following review.
At the most reasonable price tag this binocular fits the observation of birding, wildlife, sports observation along with taking photos and videos. It also seems to be in the right track when you look into the technical aspects. It is possible to see and record the entire distant object with high definition. Images get steady with even the maximum magnification. Further the zooming and auto focusing features also go the right manner.
Features and Functions:
Recording – In just the touch of the button the recording function starts and it is also possible to view in the 3D mode for the dramatic results. It can also get the photo mode and viewing the picture is possible with the HDMI connectivity to the HD television.
Sensor – The presence of Dual Exmor CMOS sensor gives crisper and better recording. It does have a pair of high sensitivity image captures.
Ergonomic Features – The presence of adjustable eye cups which gives a clear view by adjusting the eye separation. It also consists of microphone jack which helps to bring out clear and better sounds. When the recordings are done directly to the memory car it can be removed and viewed in other devices.
Although the features give a better opening to impress the users, it is still more important to understand the technical details of Sony DEV-5 20x Binocular which can be understood by the experienced gamers.
Lens – This model is equipped with the G Lens type which has the focal ratio ranging from F1.8 to F3.4. It allows to set the magnification up to 20x and is also understood the better image clarity even in the highest magnification. The minimum focus distance is about 1cm in case of video and photo mode.
Viewfinder – The brightness of the viewing image is controllable and it can be in 5 steps. The diopter adjustment can be set with +/- 3.5. The eye relief is 14.3mm which is better comfortable than the ones that is lower.
Interface – One cannot avoid knowing about the interface and this model gives more connectivity features for its enhanced functions. It comes with the memory card slot which allows using SD, SDHC, SDXC cards. The composite and component video out is available. The presence of USB port, headphone jack, microphone input and HDMI terminal.
The various advanced features are the image stabilisation, optical steady shot, GPS and exposure adjustment. Sony DEV-5 Zooming Digital Recording Binocular is supplied with various accessories and they are Rechargeable battery, AC adapter, power cord, large eyecup, lens cover, finder cap, neck strap, carrying case, connecting cable, USB cable, operating guide.
|Model Name||DEV-5 Digital Recording Binocular|
|Lens Type||G Lens|
|Focal ratio||F1.8 – F3.4|
|Dimension (W x H x D)mm||219 x 155 x 88mm|
|Features||Record HD video
Dual Exmor R CMOS sensor
Dual G lens with max. 20x magnification
One touch zoom control
Optical steady shot active mode
Shoot still photos
Dual electronic view finders
Adjustable eye cups
External microphone jack
|Application||Recording distant objects like birds, wild life, sports action|
|Resolution||7.1 mega pixels|