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Overview: The Sony RM-LVR1 Live-View Remote is a wrist-worn remote
control and monitor for Sony Action Cams, including the HDR-AS100V, HDR-AS30V,
and HDR-AS15 (software version 3.00 or later). With the Live-View remote, you
can start and stop recordings while you monitor the live-view images on the
remote's LCD screen. The RM-LVR1 also works with the Smartphone-attachable
Lens-style Cameras (DSC-QX100
QX10) and other Wi-Fi-enabled Sony NEX, Alpha, and Music Cams.
Wi-Fi: The RM-LVR1 can be used to operate select Sony cameras with
Wi-Fi. The range is approximately 5 meters (16.4 feet), but varies due to
Waterproof/Shockproof: The Live-View Remote can be worn while you
participate in rugged action and water sports, such as surfing, riding, and
snowboarding. It is shockproof and waterproof down to 3 meters for up to 30
minutes. It can operate in temperature extremes of +14°F
Note: The Wi-Fi feature does not work underwater.
LCD Screen: The 1.5" (diagonally-measured) LCD screen lets
you monitor the live-view images from your Action Cam. It also has a built-in
clock, so you can view the time and date while you're not shooting. It can also
be used to view the menu for changing shooting modes, set the clock, and
connecting or disconnecting the camera from Wi-Fi. You can rotate the display
orientation 180° in case you want to wear the remote on your right arm. There
are two brightness settings to choose from.
Controls/Indicator: The RM-LVR1 features a large, easy-to-operate
Record/Enter button on the front of the remote, next to the LCD screen. This
button allows you to start and stop recording, and make menu selections. Other
lesser-used buttons are aligned on the top and bottom of the remote: On/Off,
Menu, and Display. Below the Record/Enter button is an LED which glows blue when
the unit is connected to Wi-Fi and changes to red to indicate the camera is
Power Requirements: The built-in rechargeable battery can
provide hours of usage. It can be charged via a computer using the included USB
cable in approximately 245 minutes. With an optional AC-UD20 AC adapter (sold
separately), the charging time is approximately 175 minutes. In the display, a
5-segment battery level indicator can be seen. A fully-charged battery can
provide the following operating times:
|Status of Unit
||Approx. 240 minutes
||Approx. 280 minutes
||Approx. 340 minutes