The audio was a little disappointing. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. This was true whether the camera was inside the housing or bare. There did seem to be a tiny amount of motion artifact in the video of my fellow skiers. The sound quality is especially good. See details for additional description. One cool thing about this camera is that you don’t need to buy the remote control unit.

Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Great little camera Very handy size. Not the camera’s fault–that’s not what it was built for. A high def 10 minute movie takes 2 hours to create. The camera did a good job when going from full sun to shaded areas. Bottom line this is a slick camera. And, if you buy all the optional mounts which Sony makes you can spend as much as the cost of the camera. Save on Camcorders Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. It also allows fast playback to quickly scrub through your footage with 5, 10, 30, 60 times speed-up possible.

I also used it inside the waterproof housing which I fastened to my rekote strap using elastic bands, but the camera was considerably out of plumb.

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The remote’s battery lasts longer than the camera’s battery. So does the wristwatch band for the remot.

Skip to main content. For use in the water, it features the SPK-AZ1 waterproof housing which can be submerged safely as deep as 16′. At high speed over mph there is more vibration from wind turbulence than the steady shot stabilization can handle, so I shoot mostly time lapse stills than video, which made the 2MP resolution for time lapse photos a real disappointment to discover a fter ciew and reviewing the shots.

I didn’t want to put the full assembly on top of my helmet, especially as I wanted the video to be from my line of vision. Not the camera’s fault–that’s wity what it was built for.

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That is, if the camera angles changes slightly either up or down or side to side Note: Since I can’t even make the GPS work as advertised, it’s unlikely that live view and other advanced features would be any better. Because the sensor is small, it needs a lot of light. Pive than the head turning issue, my friends were all very impressed with the stability of the video. No Longer Available Update Location close.


Bundles that include this product. See any errors on this page? Other than that, it is a very nice little action camera. Verified by multiple users on multiple head units and power meters. Great image, but the vide xction lense makes quality distortion. The angle of view drops to a still wide degrees with SteadyShot on.

This GPS data can then be viewed as an image overlay when playing back on the camera Note: In addition to video, it also takes I had to literally buy this cam in hdr-wz1vr to find this out because Sony’s website does not mention anything about microphone input.

This camera cries out for some additional creativity from Sony in designing small mounts. One thing I wasn’t happy to learn from usage, which isn’t stated anywhere in the information, is that time lapse photos are only shot in 2MP instead of At 30 fps setting. The remote display is also very small. The sound quality is especially good. Nice Action Camera After struggling a couple days trying to get the remote WiFi to connect with the camera, it has been easy to use and takes nice photos and video.

The camera did a good job when going from full sun to shaded areas. And, if you buy all the optional mounts which Sony makes you can spend as much as the cost of the camera. Last one Free shipping. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Write a review ybbczvtbsdcedtsvszrqzs. The mounts, which are designed for the other cameras in Sony’s action cam line, seem bulky considering the small size of this camera. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.


That’s the major reason I bought it. It is also possible to live stream to the Internet when the camera is tethered to a mobile device that has an Internet connection.

This gave nice video as long as I kept my head fairly still, but when turning my head quickly to check for other skier traffic the video has a mild snap effect as the steady shot tries to keep the image steady until the camera moves 20 degrees or so deg FOV native vs deg FOV with steady shot on. In llve plastic waterproof case then your recordings will only have certain frequencies that transmit, such as bicycle wheel hub pawls click click click Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.

Save on Camcorders Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Since the remote is waterproof to 15′, you can take it pretty much anywhere your camera goes Note: You wach operate it from a phone or tablet. Only negative is this unnecessarily adds to the height of the mount stack, negating the advantages of the small form factor. The small size is great f or that, but the need for light limits it to bright settings, so I probably will not use it after all.

Product Key Features Recording Definition. I was easily able to wear it over the arm of my ski parka. The remote worked well for stopping recording on the chair lift, then starting it again at the top of the run.