Molded of clear polycarbonate to provide seamless construction
and corrosion proof performance. This “Clearly Superior” design
provides full view of the camcorder, control functions, and back
o’ring seal for assurance the system is safe.
The Sony HDR HC3 and housing are so small they are an absolute
delight to use. A complete housing and camera combination weighs
approximately 4kg (9 pounds). Housing has a working depth of
The housing with base and handles measures 27cm (11") width;
20cm (8") height; 20cm (8") length.
The camera’s LCD monitor can be viewed from the rear of
the housing, using the External Mirror featured on the side of
the housing. Open the camera’s LCD monitor, rotate 180
degrees, and then press it back against the side of the camera
before installation. The external mirror is hinged so that it
can be opened to reflect the image from the camera’s LCD
This housing includes (IRC) Image Reversing Circuitry.
The circuit reverses (flips) the image and text on the LCD screen
so that when the image is reflected in the External Mirror, it
appears correct left-to-right.
Controls for the Camera Control Dial/Manual Button and the LCD
Screen Toucn Pad provide full access to setting white balance
and white balance shift.
The housing port is threaded allowing the use of optional 67mm
threaded wide-angle conversion lens available from Inon or Epoque.
The Base removes instantly with a unique toggle clamp for traveling
or attaching of the optional Pro Video-Lite II battery pack.
The handle assembly detaches from the housing by removal of just
two nuts for packing.