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HDS-680 High Definition Wideangle conversion Lens 0.67x

It widens the angle of view further and makes it possible to create the ultrawide angle images

HDS-680 High Definition Wideangle Conversion Lens 0.67x
The HDS-680 wide-angle lens is specifically designed for using effectively with super wide-zoom lens incorporated AVCHD camera models. The suitable camera models are listed on [Applicable Models].
The lens is particularly designed to be in focus through the whole zoom range of up to 10x. The lens is made of the high index optical glass in 2-group/2-element formula, and it's made in compact size and lightweight.
It achieved a high resolution power of >375 L/mm at center (MTF30% designed figure). The five adapter rings of 27mm, 30mm, 30.5mm, 34mm and 43mm come with the lens in the original factory package for use with the same filter sized cameras.

Specifically designed for using effectively
with Wide-zoom lens incorporated AVCHD camera

Focusing through the whole zoom range

2-Group/2-element High Definition Design

125g.(4.4oz) Lightweight

Click the lens to comparison images.

[Applicable Models] : SONY HDR-CX180/CX370V/CX550V/CX560V HDR-CX700V, HDR-PJ20/PJ40V,HDR-XR350V/XR550V, HXR-MC50J, HXR-70U/70E/70P
Specifications & Measurements
Construction Sturdy and solid metal and ABS/PC hybrid body
Magnification Nominal 0.67x, Actual 0.53x Diagonal, 0.67x Horizontal
Lens construction 2-group/2-element, Coated optical glass elements
Image distortion -18.5%(max.wideangle)
Front Filter threads None
Basic rear threads 37mm Pitch0.75
Dimensions (Height x Diameter) 30mm x 66mm
Weight 125g(4.4oz)
Accessories 5-Adapter rings(F37-M27mm Pitch 0.5, F37-M30mm Pitch 0.75, F37-M30.5mm Pitch 0.5, F37-M34mm Pitch 0.5, F37-M43mm Pitch 0.75 ), Lens protection case, Lens caps, Instruction manuals
Raynox lens comparison page for HDR-CX560V and HDR-CX700V

The specifications and cosmetic designs may change without a notice.
When used with the camera other than listed on [Applicable Models], it may reduce the power of wide angle.
The HDS-680 lens is a precision optical instrument, assembled with critical alignment tolerances. Do not subject it to severe shock and to the conditions of excessive cold, heat or humidity.
Do not use the built-in flash when the HDS-680 lens is attached on. If you do, the shadow of the lens may show on the picture.
There may be some chances of malfunction of the remote control when used while the HDS-680 lens is on. So, it's recommended to make a rehearsal shooting, before using the remote control system.
Please treat and protect carefully in shooting the camera with the HDS-680 lens on. Please remove the HDS-680 lens from the camera whenever a shooting is over, and do not carry around the camera with the lens on. It may cause damages or spoil the lens and the camera as well.
With the HDS-680 lens on, usually do focus the camera under Auto Focus mode.
Although you may detect a white dot in the HDS-680 lens sometimes when looking into from the front, but it's not out of normal and would not affect any of image quality.
When mounting the HDS-680 lens onto the High Definition camera, we recommend set the camera vertically and do it carefully.
Exposing the conversion lens to a warm atmosphere in an instant way from the cold area may create some dew on and inside the lens. When it happened inside the lens, keep the lens in a dry area till the dew disappear before using. Repeating such may leave dirt spot - (mildew) and affect the image.
The lens is neither made for dust-free nor moisture/water-proof.
All of Raynox conversion lenses are proudly made in Japan. At our owned manufacturing subsidiary, every stage of production is rigorously checked and tested so that the lens elements compensate effectively for astigmatism, distortion and spherical aberration.... for an excellent image quality.

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