Binoculars with digital camera
Take it virtually anywhere and catch the action anytime. This magnificent combination of binoculars with digital camera is the latest craze for those who need to take long distance photos so as not to interrupt a scene like wildlife and bird watchers enthusiasts, or those who want to take pictures of the action in a football game or concert.
Several manufacturers have recently come to adopt this technology to provide consumers with an array of designs for varied purposes.
The Celestron VistaPix 8×32 with Built-in 3.0 Megapixel Digital Camera provides the highest level of megapixels compared with its competitors and a binocular able to magnify 8 times for clearer, sharper views and a 32mm optic capability for brighter vision of the outdoors. This model allows you to store images until you’re ready to download them in your PC. Unleash your creativity using VistaPix Photo Manager Software that let’s you manipulate the images on the PC. Price range: 7.99 – 9.95.
Meade, the trusted name for binoculars since 1972, has joined in the manufacture of binoculars with digital camera with their 8×42 CaptureView Roof Prism Binocular with Build-in 2.0 Megapixel Digital Camera. This model has a built-in 2.0 megapixel digital camera that captures stills or video images. Its 42mm objective lenses allow you to take brighter images even in low-light conditions. It comes with a 1.5″ LCD flipping color monitor so you can review or compose images soon after taking a picture and store them by adding an optional SecureDigital memory card. Price: 9.00.
Bushnell’s 8×32 Instant Replay Roof Prism Binocular with Built-in Digital Camera includes a high-performance binocular and a 2.1 megapixels digital camera that records 30-second video clips. This let’s the user review the action on an LCD screen immediately after a shoot. This binocular with digital camera is an ideal mate for those who wants an instant replay like coaches, birds and wildlife observers. Price: 9.85.
Simmons 8×42 Capture View 2.0 MegaPixels with LCD with its powerful 8×42 binoculars best captures images that are at least 50 feet away. The 42mm objective lenses produce brighter images despite in low light conditions. This model offers three image resolutions: 1600×1200, 1280×960, and 640×480 and a built-in 16MB RAM that’s able to store 20 high-resolution, 40 medium-resolution and 80 lower-resolution images. Price: 9.99.
The first manufacturer to launch the binocular with digital camera combo in the world – Pentax with its Digibino DB 100 Digital Camera/Binoculars allows outdoor enthusiasts and sports fans to shoot dramatic scenes right away. Price: 9.47.