Pentax DigiBino DB100 - Digital Camera Binoculars

Pentax DigiBino DB-100

The folks at have just posted a news item about the Pentax DIGIBINO DB-100 which is a pair of binoculars equipped with an 800,000 pixel digital camera and 1.6" color LCD. View distant objects like regular binoculars with 7x magnification that's equivalent to a 280mm lens on a 35mm camera. It has 16MB of internal memory to capture up to 100 fine mode JPEG images, shutter speeds up to 1/8000 sec., and video output for connecting to a TV for viewing. Action shots are easily captured at 5fps up to 10 frames and it has a minimum focusing distance of just 2 meters.