Sony Releases Firmware Update for their Action Cam, Plus Some New Accessories

Sony_ActionCam_AS15_BK-550.jpgSony has recently added a software update for their versatile Action Cams (the HDR-AS10 and HDR-AS15), along with some cool new accessories that adventurous users will appreciate.

The new firmware adds the ability to record 1080p HD video at 60fps, a new Water Scene Selection mode for clearer underwater stills and video, a new Beep Off setting, and the new PlayMemories Mobile Seamless Mode Change (available next month). Click here to download the update for your Action Cam now.

As for the new accessorizes, they are plentiful. Out of the bunch, I'd have to say the new Dog Harness takes the cake. Below is a list of all the new additions.

AKA-SF1_01-1200.jpgSkeleton Frame - AKA-SF1
  • Available in June for about $29.99
  • Perfect non-waterproof solution with minimum bulk for all types of sports and activities; can be secured to goggles, handlebars, etc.
  • Tripod screw for mounting compatibilities that can be adjusted from the bottom, top and side.
  • Open system design allows full access to all connections including HDMI® out, mic and USB micro

AKA-DM1_with_Action_Cam_01-1200.jpgDog Harness - AKA-DM1
  • Available in June for about $44.99
  • Capture your dog's point of view
  • Harness mounts the camera comfortably on a dog's back
  • Adjusts to fit medium to large breeds

Surfboard Mount - AKA-SM1
  • Available in June for about $34.99
  • Adhesive system forms watertight bond to surfboard, snowboard, kayak, etc.
  • Supplied with lanyard and two sets of the mount and leash
  • Flexible and strong adhesion base for water-side use realizes secure attachment to curved surfaces

Wrist Mount - AKA-WM1
  • Available in June for about $29.99
  • Allows users the ability to adjust their shooting angle; perfect for self-filming and simple recording of any target
  • Works with Waterproof Housing or new Skeleton Frame
  • 360 degree pan

AKA_FL1_with_Action_Cam_01-1200.jpgFloat Mount - AKA-FL1
  • Available in June for about $14.99
  • Designed for a variety of water sports to prevent the Action Cam from sinking in water
  • Attached to camera with tripod screw
  • High visibility in water; includes lanyard

Ball Head - ADP-BH1
  • Available in June for about $34.99
  • Adjust the camera's angle on mounts for more viewpoint options
  • Omni-directional adjustment for flexible mounting solution
  • Shorter and smaller mount with universal tripod screw system

Carrying Case - LCM-AKA1
  • Available in June for about $34.99
  • Semi-hard case serves as organization solution
  • Water-resistant material to repel dirt & moisture
  • Compact yet roomy enough for camera and several mounts/accessories
These new accessories will be available next month, direct from Sony's online store.

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