Showing posts with label 55-210mm OSS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 55-210mm OSS. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup New York

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One World Trade Center with America's Cup AC45 Catamarans.

America's Cup racing returned to New York City after a 96 year absence. The Cup is currently in the hands of the USA, Team Oracle. There are six teams in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series which include Artemis Racing, Emirates Team New Zealand, Groupama Team France, Land Rover BAR, ORACLE TEAM USA, and SoftBank Team Japan.

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Emirates Team New Zealand with the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings.

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America's Cup AC45 Catamarans Anchored in Jersey City.

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Lower Manhattan behind the America's Cup Catamarans.

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Brooklyn behind Land Rover BAR Team Great Britain and Artemis Racing Team Sweden Catamarans.

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Land Rover BAR Great Britain, Groupama Team France, and Emirates Team New Zealand.

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Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

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Team Emirates Flying Hull.

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Team Groupama Flying Hull.

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Oracla Team USA Double Flying Hull.

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Manhattan and America's Cup.

The photos show here were taken with the NEX-7 with the Minolta 24mm f/2.8 MD and the Sony 55-210mm autofocus lens. The Sony A7r was also used with the Contax G 90mm.

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Groupama Team France Relaxing After the Race.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Deal: Sony a6000 + 18-55mm + 55-210mm for $650

Save $500 from MSRP on the a6000 twin lens bundle from costco. The bundle is also $150 less than from Amazon, although the lens in the costco bundle is the 18-55mm instead of the 16-50mm in the Amazon bundle. Both lenses are about equal in performance.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Sony A7r and NEX APS-C Lenses

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Carl Zeiss 32mm Touit Lens on Sony A7r

Here are a bevy of autofocus lenses made for the Sony NEX system mounted on the new Sony A7r. The red boxes show a 1:1 or square aspect ratio and a 16:9 aspect ratio. The lenses have rear baffles which were not removed. Most of the prime lenses can provide a square image with a little bit of vignetting. 16:9 images show heavy vignetting, maybe we can extract a 2.35:1 Cinemascope / Panavision image with the A7r's 36 megapixels to play with.

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Carl Zeiss 12mm Touit Lens on Sony A7r

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Sony 16mm Pancake with Ultra Wide Adapter on Sony A7r

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Sigma 19mm Lens on Sony A7r

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Sigma 30mm Lens on Sony A7r

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Sony 55-210mm OSS Lens @55mm on Sony A7r

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Sony 55-210mm OSS Lens @98mmLens on Sony A7r

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Sony 55-210mm OSS Lens @210mm Lens on Sony A7r

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

NEX-5N Wildlife Shots by zackiedawg

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NEX-5N autofocus in action to capture these ducks in flight.

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Sony NEX-5N with 55-210mm OSS and DH1758 1.7x Conversion Lens

Here are some excellent photos produced by the NEX-5N and the 55-210mm OSS lens with a 1.7x Tele Conversion lens attached taken by zackiedawg. He uses the NEX-5N in A or S mode with Auto ISO. He makes sure that the shutter speed is fast enough to eliminate any camera movement. Autofocus is set to AF-S. He is producing excellent results with such a portable setup.

Here is zackiedawg's description of the VCL-DH1758 1.7x Tele Conversion Lens:
For those unfamiliar, these tele-extenders screw on to the filter threads on the end of the lens, and optically magnify the lens without light loss - so the effective range of the 55-210mm lens with the 1.7x extender onboard goes from 210mm max to 357mm max. This is a very useful range on the NEX body, given the 1.5x crop which allows for over 500mm effective range, and the fact that it loses no additional light means a slowish lens like the 55-210mm isn't hampered further which would have killed AF - instead, AF remains perfectly fast and reliable in all light, just as without the extender.

All images are by zackiedawg and clicking on them will lead you to full size images from his pbase account.

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Red-bellied woodpecker

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Squirrel and Squirrel at 100% crop

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Blue-winged teal duck

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VCL-DH1758 attached to the 55-210mm OSS via 49mm to 58mm step up ring.

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Thanks zackiedawg!

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Download Sony NEX-6 User Manual in PDF

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Sony NEX-6 Parts Diagram

Here is the preliminary Sony NEX-6 user manual courtesy of the FCC filing. The NEX-6 has WiFi and had to go through FCC approval. The NEX-6 uses the NEX-5R's sensor, and the EVF of the NEX-7. It introduces hybrid autofocus (phase detect and contrast detect), the new mode dial, and multi-interface hot shoe to the NEX system. The camera also includes the ability to use PlayMemories apps which takes advantage of the WiFi interconnectability.

The NEX-6 Kit comes with the new 16-50mm Power Zoom lens - retractable and compact.

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Sony NEX-6 Shooting Mode Functions

Click here to download the unofficial NEX-6 manual in pdf. This is subject to change without notice.

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Sony NEX-6 with 10-18mm wide angle zoom lens

Thanks hot!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

NEX-5N Twin Lens Bundle Discount

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NEX-5N with 18-55mm and 55-210mm Lens

This is the new Sony NEX-5N Twin Lens bundle which includes the 18-55mm and 55-210mm lens. This kit covers an EFOV of 27mm to 315mm - no problems for most shooting situations. Both lenses also offer Optical Steady Shot (OSS). A 16 gb sdhc class 10 memory card is also included. The bundle is offered at $950, $100 less if purchased separately.

Amazon has a similar bundle at $999, but with a 32gb memory card instead and additional accessories.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Sony NEX-7 Specs and Images - Official

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Sony NEX-7 with Built In Flash

Here are the official images from Sony of the new Alpha NEX-7 camera. Quick specs:
  • 24.3 megapixel CMOS sensor.
  • 0.02 sec Shutter Lag.
  • XGA OLED TruFinder - 2359296 dot electronic viewfinder 100% frame coverage.
  • Sony Alpha Hotshoe for use with Alpha Flash Accessories.
  • Magnesium Alloy Body weighs in at 291 grams or 0.64 lb.
  • Available in December 2011.
  • NEX-7 Body Only $1199.
  • NEX-7 with 18-55mm OSS Lens $1349.

We will update the post with the full specs later on today.

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Sony NEX-7 with 18-55mm OSS Lens

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Sony NEX-7 Rear LCD

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Sony NEX-7 Tiltable Rear LCD

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Sony NEX-7 Top Showing Two Control Dials and Alpha Hot Shoe

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Sony NEX-7 with 55-210mm OSS Zoom Lens

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Sony NEX-7 with 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens

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Sony NEX-7 with LA-EA2 Phase Detect AF Lens Adapter

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Sony NEX-7 Available Lenses and Accessories

The official press release:

Sony introduces the NEX-7: all-in-one compact interchangeable lens camera with 24.3 megapixel resolution

24 August 2011

Supreme imaging plus pro performance and handling coupled with creative options

  • 24.3 effective megapixels Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor
  • Quick, responsive autofocus and world’s fastest (0.02 sec) release time lag
  • Quick, versatile new TRINAVI control
  • High-resolution XGA OLED Tru-Finder™ and built-in flash
  • Full HD Movie with 50p/25p, manual focus, full P/A/S/M exposure control and improved audio
  • 10fps continuous shooting (Speed priority mode)
Sony takes pro-quality imaging and creative options to new extremes with the easy to use α NEX-7. Styled in magnesium alloy for strength and premium looks, the NEX-7 weighs a travel-friendly approx. 291g (camera body only).

The NEX-7 features a newly-developed Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with 24.3 effective megapixel resolution that’s teamed with the latest revision of Sony’s BIONZ image processing engine.

This unique combination of sensor and processor assures ultra-rapid shooting responses, plus flawless image quality with ultra-low noise when shooting still images or Full HD video. Extending from ISO 100-16000, the ultra-high sensitivity range makes it easy to capture clean, low-noise images in dimly lit interiors or at dusk.

Responses are accelerated further by a shutter release lag of just 0.02 seconds – the fastest of any interchangeable lens digital camera in the world. Quick, precise AF is enhanced by new Object Tracking that keeps accurate focus lock on a selected target, even when it’s moving in the frame.

The NEX-7 offers quick, easy control over creative settings via an intuitive new TRINAVI control. Two control dials on the top of the camera are complemented by a control wheel. Pushing the navigation button cycles quickly through various shooting modes, allowing enthusiasts to make custom adjustments and control images with the flexibility of a DSLR camera.

The NEX-7 is also the world’s first compact camera that features an XGA OLED TruFinder™ for precision framing and focusing. This precision electronic viewfinder gives a bright, detail-packed, high contrast view of still images and video, with approximately 100% frame coverage and a wide field of view to rival pro-grade optical viewfinders. On-screen grid lines and a level gauge can be displayed to assist with accurate framing.

The XGA OLED Tru-Finder™ is complemented by a 7.5 cm (3.0") Xtra Fine LCD that can be angled up to 90° up or 45º down for easy viewing in any shooting position. TruBlack technology assures superb detail and contrast with dramatically reduces on-screen reflections.

At the touch of a button, the NEX-7 shoots smooth AVCHD Full HD movies with high-quality stereo sound. Support for the new AVCHD Progressive (Ver. 2.0)* format also allows users to select 50p or 25p frame rates for beautifully smooth, detailed video footage. As with stills shooting, Object Tracking allows a target object to be selected for accurate tracking AF, even when the subject is moving.

Manual focus is now possible during video shooting. Enthusiasts can also enjoy full control over creating the perfect video image with Programme, Aperture/Shutter Priority and all-Manual modes (PASM). Stereo audio quality is improved, with revised circuitry that lowers noise levels, especially when shooting quiet scenes.

In speed priority mode, the NEX-7 captures fast-moving action at up to 10fps – the world’s fastest burst shooting speed of any mirrorless interchangeable lens camera.

First introduced on the NEX-C3, Picture Effect simplifies the production of sophisticated artistic effects ‘in camera’, with no PC or post-processing needed. There are now 11 modes and 15 effects, including new HDR Painting, Soft Focus, Miniature and Rich-Tone Mono. A generous palette of other artistic imaging functions includes 3D Sweep Panorama, Soft Skin, Auto HDR, Handheld Twilight and Anti Motion Blur Modes.

The NEX-7 introduces an Auto-lock Accessory Shoe, a first for E-mount cameras. Widening opportunities for advanced shooting applications, the shoe supports accessories including HVL-F58AM, F43AM and F20AM Flash, the HVL-MT24AM Macro Twin Flash Kit and CLM-V55 Clip-on LCD Monitor.

Lenses and accessories
The world’s first mount adaptor with built-in Translucent Mirror Technology™, the optional Mount Adaptor LA-EA2 allows phase-detection AF with almost all of the A-mount lenses for both still image and video shooting.

The LCS-ELC7 Soft Carrying Case combines a closely-fitting body case and lens jacket in genuine leather to protect camera body and lens from scratches and dust, is released exclusively for NEX-7. It’s complemented by the STP-XH70 shoulder strap in the same material.

The α NEX-7 ultra-compact interchangeable lens digital camera by Sony is available from November 2011.

Key technical specifications


Camera type

Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash

Lens compatibility

Sony E-mount lenses

Image sensor


APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor with primary color filters

Number of pixels

Approx. 24.3 megapixels (effective),
24.7 megapixels (total)

Image sensor aspect ratio


Anti-dust system

Charge protection coating on optical filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism

Recording system (still image)

Recording format

JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), 3D MPO (MPF Extended compliant)

Image size (pixels)


L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 4240×2832 (12M),

S: 3008 x 2000 (6M)

Image size (pixels)


L: 6000 x 3376 (20M), M: 4240 x 2400 (10M), S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M)

Image size (pixels) Sweep Panorama

Wide: horizontal 12416 x 1856 (23M), vertical 5536 x 2160 (12M), standard: horizontal 8192 x 1856 (15M), vertical 3872 x 2160 (8.4M)

Image size (pixels)

3D Sweep Panorama

Wide: 7152 x 1080 (7.7M), Standard: 4912 x 1080 (5.3M), 16:9: 1920 x 1080 (2.1M)

Image quality modes

RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Fine , JPEG Standard

Picture Effect

11 types (15 variations): Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Mono, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature

Creative Style

Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, B/W, Sepia (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3 steps))

Dynamic range functions

Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1.0-6.0EV, 1.0EV step)

Color space

sRGB, Adobe RGB

Recording system (movie)

Recording format

AVCHD Ver. 2.0 (Progressive) / MP4

Video compression

MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)

Audio recording format

Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC


AVCHD Ver. 2.0, average bit rate

1920 x 1080

60p: 28Mbps (PS),

60i: 24Mbps (FX), 17Mbps (FH)

24p: 24Mbps (FX), 17Mbps (FH)

MP4 , average bit rate

1440 x 1080 (12Mbps),

VGA (3Mbps)


AVCHD Ver. 2.0, average bit rate

1920 x 1080

50p: 28Mbps (PS),

50i: 24Mbps (FX), 17Mbps (FH)

25p: 24Mbps (FX), 17Mbps (FH)

MP4 , average bit rate

1440 x 1080 12Mbps

VGA 3Mbps


"Memory Stick PRO Duo" , "Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo", SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card

Noise reduction

Long exposure NR: On/Off selectable, available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.

High ISO NR: High/Normal/Low selectable

White balance


Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, C.Tem<2500 to 9900K>, C.Filter, Custom

WB fine adjustment

G7 to M7, 15-step / A7 to B7, 15-step

Focus system


Contrast-detection AF

Focus point

25 points

Sensitivity range

EV0 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)

Focus mode

Autofocus, DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus

AF mode

AF-S: Single-shot AF, AF-C: Continuous AF

Focus area

Multi Point (25 points) / Center-weighted / Flexible Spot selectable

Other features

Tracking focus , Predictive control, Eye-Start AF (with LA-EA2), Focus lock

AF illuminator

Built-in LED, Range: Approx. 0.5m - Approx. 3.0m (E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS)

Exposure control

Metering type

1200-zone evaluative metering

Metering sensor

"Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor

Metering sensitivity

EV0 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)


Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

Exposure modes

iAUTO, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Sweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama, Anti Motion Blur, Scene Selection

Scene selection

Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night view, Hand-held Twilight

Exposure compensation

+/- 5EV (in 0.3EV steps)


3 continuous exposures in 0.3 or 0.7 EV steps

AE lock

AE is locked when focus is locked in multi-segment metering mode. AE lock button

ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

ISO100-16000AUTO (ISO100-1600)



1.3 cm (0.5 type) Electronic viewfinder

Number of dots

2359296 dots



Brightness control

Auto, Manual (3 steps between -1 and +1)

Field coverage

Approx. 100%


Approx. 1.09x with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 

Diopter adjustment

-4m-1 - +1.0m-1 (diopter)

Eye point

Approximately 23mm from the eyepiece, 21mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1

Display Contents

Disp. Basic Info, Level, Histogram

Real-time image-adjustment


LCD Monitor


7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT (Xtra Fine LCD with TruBlack technology)

Number of dots (total)

921,600 dots

Brightness control

Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)

Sunny Weather mode

Field coverage

Approx. 100%

Adjustable angle

Up by approx. 90 degrees, Down by approx. 45 degrees


Graphic Display, Display All Info, Big Font Size Disp, No Disp. Info, Live View Priority, Level, Histogram, For viewfinder

Real-time image-adjustment display


Focus check

MF assist (5.9x, 11.7x), Peaking (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)

Face detection


On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off

Face registration, Face selection; Max. number of detectable faces 8

Other features

Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps), Shooting Tips, Help guide

Digital zoom

Precision digital zoom, 1.1x-10x



Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type

Shutter speed

1/4000 to 30 sec, bulb

Flash sync. speed

1/160 sec.

Electronic front shutter curtain

Yes (ON/OFF)

SteadyShot INSIDE (image stabilization)


Not supported (image stabilization supported on lens)




Built-in flash

Guide No.

6 (in meters at ISO 100 equivalent)

Flash coverage

18mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)


Pre-flash TTL

Flash compensation

+/- 3EV in 0.3 EV steps

Flash modes

Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync.

Recycling time

Approx. 4 sec

External flash

Compatible with Auto-lock Accessory shoe

Wireless control

Supported on External flash



Drive modes

Single-shot, Continuous shooting, Speed priority continuous shooting, Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Self-timer (Cont.) (with 10 sec delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing, Remote Cdr (with separately sold remote commander RMT-DSLR1)

Speed (max., approx.)

10fps in Speed priority continuous shooting, 3fps in standard continuous shooting

*Varies depending on shooting conditions and memory cards

No. of frame recordable (approx.)

Fine: 10 frames, Standard: 10 frames, RAW: 6 frames, RAW & JPG: 4 frames

*Varies depending on shooting conditions and memory cards




Single (with or without shooting information RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 6/12-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 11.8x, M: 8.8x, S: 6x, Enlarged display mode (L: 16.7x, M: 11.8x, S: 8.3x, Panorama (Standard): 25.6x, Panorama (Wide): 38.8x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, Off) ,Image orientation (On/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Still), Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect




PC interface

Hi-speed USB (USB2.0): Mass-storage, MTP

HD output

HDMI mini connector (Type-C) , BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD

Auto-lock Accessory shoe


Compatible OS (USB connection)

Windows XP* SP3, Windows Vista** SP2 , Windows 7 SP1, Mac OS X (v10.3-v10.6)

*64-bit edition and starter edition not supported.

**Starter edition not supported.




Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-SST1 (optional


Built-in, monaural, Volume settings in 8 steps between 0 and 7


Compatible standards

Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

Custom function

Custom key settings





One rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50

Still images

Viewfinder :Approx. 350 images

LCD Monitor :Approx. 430 images

CIPA standard


Approx. 29 min., MP4 format movie for up to Approx. 2 GB.

External power

AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (optional)


With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo included

Approx. 350 g
Approx. 12.3 oz

Body only

Approx. 291 g
Approx. 10.3 oz


mm (W x H x D) excluding protrusions

Approx. 119.9mm x 69.9mm x 42.6mm
Approx. 4 3/4 ×2 3/4 ×1 11/16 in.

Minimum thickness mm

Approx. 25.3mm / Approx. 1 in.
(without grip and mount)

Operating Temperature

Operating temperature

32 - 104 degrees F / 0 - 40 degrees C