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Sony Action Cam with GPS - HDRAS30V/B

Abt Model: HDRAS30VB | UPC Code: 027242870505
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SteadyShot Image Stabilization/ Built-In Wi-Fi/ Built In GPS/ Six Video Shooting Modes/ Ultra-Wide Angle Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens/ Waterproof Housing With Universal Tripod Mount/ Remote Accessory/ HDMI Output/ Black Finish
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Sony Action Cam with GPS, Model HDRAS30VB

Prove yourself and shoot hands-free video in legendary Sony video quality with Action Cam. This high definition POV camcorder features built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity with NFC, so you can turn your compatible smartphone into a remote control viewing device.

Features:

  • SteadyShot™ image stabilization reduces blur
    SteadyShot® image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® with one touch NFC connection for remote control and viewing via smartphone
    Turn compatible smart phones and tablets in to remote control viewing devices via Wi-Fi® with One Touch Near Field Communication (NFC).
  • Built-in GPS plots location and calculates telemetry
    Built in GPS can be used in conjunction with the free PlayMemories™ Home software to make viewing and sharing videos fun and easy. Location and trail information as well as speed information add more layers to your ability to analyze your performance that can be captured and displayed on your video.
  • 6 video modes including 1080/60p HD and 4x slow motion
    Six video shooting modes are available for flexible shooting scenarios. Record in Full HD 1920x1080/60p for beautiful smooth video. HQ mode delivers full-HD quality for the highest image resolution. Three standard HD modes are provided: STD mode, 2x SLOW and 4x SSLOW. 2x SLOW is useful for recording fast-moving extreme sports, while the 4x SSLOW mode can be used to slow the action down even further in order to analyze a golf or baseball swing, for example. There’s also an SD mode that provides extended recording time at VGA resolution (640 x 480, 30p). FULL HD: PS (1920 x 1080 60p), HQ (1920 x 1080 30p) HD: STD (1280 x 720 30p), SLOW(1280 x 720?30p), (SSLOW (1280 x 720 30p) SD: VGA (640 x 480 30p)
  • Ultra wide 170° pro quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens
    With an ultra-wide angle Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens, you will increase your perspective (170-degree viewing angle) while you venture out on breathtaking views of dynamic terrain to include ski slopes and mountain trails.
  • Exmor® R CMOS sensor with enhanced sensitivity for beautiful images
    Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sony’s back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS sensor.
  • Ruggedized, waterproof housing2 with universal tripod mount included
    The Sony® HDR-AS30V ships with a ruggedized, waterproof housing with universal tripod mount that is built to handle extreme environments, allowing you to concentrate on safety and composition while capturing Full HD videos. Within the housing, the camera is waterproof down to 197 feet and has a shock resistance rating for up to 5 foot drops plus dirt and dust resistant seals that help make it nearly impervious to mud, snow, rain, and grime.
  • Remote control operation with optional Live View Remote
    Using optional Live View Remote accessory you can control the HDR-AS30V via Wi-Fi1. This multi-functional watch allows you to frame your shots and control the camera’s recording settings and start/stop record.
  • Capture amazing high quality 12MP still images in photo mode
    Put your HDR-AS30V in still image mode and capture amazing high quality 12MP still images with a single press of the button.
  • Thin, light-weight, slim design
    Thin and slim-line design receives less wind and water pressure and it is ideal for outdoor activities such as cycling. It can be used with a variety of mounting accessories to capture hands-free POV HD video while engaged in a wide spectrum of outdoor activities, including extreme sports. As compared to first generation Action Cam (HD-AS15) the new HDR-AS30V is 35% lighter and 25% smaller. The camera can be operated with simple buttons on the side of the housing.
  • Memory Stick Micro™ and Micro SD/SDHC compatible
    Expandable memory with Memory Stick Micro™ and Micro SD/SDHC card slot.
  • Built-In stereo mic for quality sound recording
    A built-in stereo microphone allows you to capture all the exciting sounds of your adventure.
  • HDMI® output for easy file transfer
    With HDMI® output, you’ll be able to share your Sony® HDR-AS30V video with friends and family on your HDTV (HDMI cable required/not included).

Specifications:

Camera

  • Camera Type: POV Action Cam

Image Sensor

  • Imaging Sensor: 1/2.3" (7.77mm) back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS Sensor
  • Processor: BIONZ® image processor
  • Pixel Gross: Approx.16800K pixels
  • Effective Picture Resolution: Approx.11,900K pixels (16:9)
  • Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
  • Recording pixels (photo, 16:9 ): Approx.11900000 pixels

Recording

  • Media Type: Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
  • Still Image Mode: JPEG
  • Still Image Max Effective Resolution: 11.9 megapixels
  • Video Format: MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
  • Video Resolution: PS:1920x1080 60p (PS), 1920x1080 30p (HQ), 1280x720 30p (STD), 1280x720 60p/- (SLOW), 1280x720 120p/- (SSLOW), 640x480 30p (VGA)
  • Video Actual (Pixel): Approx.11,900K pixels
  • Video Signal: HD:HDTV 1080/60p
  • Audio Format: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
  • Microphone/Speaker: Built-in Microphone, Monoral Speaker
  • Movie Recording Rate(Average Bit Rate/VBR): HQ:Approx.16Mbps/ SSLOW:Approx.24Mbps/ SLOW:Approx.12Mbps/ STD:Approx.6Mbps/ VGA:Approx.3Mbps
  • Still Image File Format: DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver.2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
  • Still Image Size(Photo Mode): 11.9 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
  • Progressive Mode: Yes

Optics/Lens

  • Lens Type: Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens
  • Aperture: F2.8 Focal Length (35mm equivalent) : f=15.3mm, f= 5/8 inch
  • Minimum Focus Distance: Approx.1 3/16inch (Approx 30cm)
  • Angle of View: 170° (without SteadyShot), 120° (with SteadyShot)
  • Focal Distance: f=2.5mm, f=1/8inch
  • Steady Shot Mode: Active: 21.3mm

Exposure System

  • Metering Modes: Multi-segment
  • Scene Mode(s): Auto / Underwater
  • Noise Reduction: Yes
  • White Balance Mode: Auto
  • Minimum Illumination: 6 lux
  • Backlight Compensation: Yes (Auto)

Convenience Features

  • Date / Time Stamp: Yes
  • Media/Battery Indicator: Yes (recordable time) / Yes (remaining capacity)
  • Multiple Language Display: English
  • Fast Playback: About 5 times/10 times
  • Image Management File Repair: Yes (AUTO)
  • On Screen Main Indicators: Recording Mode; Image stabilization; GPS Tracking Status; Shooting Mode Status

Advanced Features

  • Waterproof: Yes (In use with Waterproof Case (SPK-AS2))
  • Airplane Mode: Yes
  • Embedded GPS: Yes
  • Image Stabilization: SteadyShot™ image stabilization w/ Active mode
  • Wi-Fi: Control with Smartphone
  • Interval Recording: Yes (photo) (5s/10s/30s/60s)
  • Power Save: Yes

Drive System

  • Shutter Speeds: Auto Control Range: 1/30 - 1/10,000 (30fps)

Power

  • Power Consumption (in Operation): 1.9W
  • Power Requirements: 3.6V (battery pack)
  • Battery Type: NP-BX1
  • Charge on camcorder (Charging time with supplied Battery): Approx. 4h 05min

Interface

  • Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick Micro™ and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
  • NFC: Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
  • Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band)
  • HD Output: HDMI Out (micro) (sold separately)
  • USB Port(s): micro-B/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage)
  • BRAVIA® Sync™: Yes
  • Microphone Input: Stereo Mini Jack
  • HDMI Terminal: Yes (HDMI micro)
  • Multi/Micro USB Terminal: Yes

In the Box:

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-BX1) (1)
  • Waterproof Case(SPK-AS2)(1)
  • Micro USB Cable (1)
  • Adhesive Mount(1)
  • Operating Guide (1)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 31/32 "
  • Height: 1-7/8"
  • Depth: 3-1/4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 1 lb

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts, 90 Days Labor
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Storage TypeMemory Stick, SD/SDHC
LCD Screen Size (inches)1.25
ViewfinderNo
Total Pixel Count16800K pixels
Effective Pixel CountApprox. 11900K Pixels
Manual FocusingNo
Night ModeNo
Image StabilizationYes
White BalanceAuto
Built In Video LightNo
Mic InputYes
Digtial Still CameraYes
Effective Pixel Count for Still11.9 Megapixels
Still Image FormatsDCF Ver.2.0 compatible; Exif Ver.2.3 compatible
Computer ConnectivityMicro USB
Included Removeable MemoryNo
Weight With Battery (pounds)0.2
Width (inches)0.97
Height (inches)1.88
Depth (inches)3.25
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty90 days
  

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By Peggy

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Pros

  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Great Picture Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Sony Action Cam with GPS:

    Difficulties with app for viewfinder and playback. Poor directions and no help on the website.

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