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Title:
IMAGING DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2005/036253
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
An imaging device characterized in that a lens hood is constructed from a installation side base section and a front side tubular section, the base section and the tubular section being detachably joined together, and, when an additional lens is mounted in front of the optical system, the additional lens is received in the lens hood. In the imaging device, the lens hood can be left in place and used even while a conversion lens is used, a function of the lens hood to narrow incoming can be maintained, and the conversion lens can be detachably mounted.

Inventors:
Sakurai, Nobumasa
Yamada, Yukio
Tsukamoto, Kaizo
Application Number:
PCT/JP2004/015567
Publication Date:
April 21, 2005
Filing Date:
October 14, 2004
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Assignee:
SONY CORPORATION (7-35, Kitashinagawa 6-chome Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 141-0001, JP)
Sakurai, Nobumasa
Yamada, Yukio
Tsukamoto, Kaizo
International Classes:
G02B7/02; G02B7/14; G02B27/00; G03B11/04; G03B17/12; H04N5/225; (IPC1-7): G03B17/12; G03B11/04; H04N5/225
Foreign References:
JPH0618960A
JP2001013545A
JPH0918757A
JP2500892B2
JPH09236849A
Other References:
See also references of EP 1586941A1
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Nakamura, Tomoyuki c/o Miyoshi International Patent Office (Toranomon Kotohira Tower 2-8, Toranomon 1-chom, Minato-ku Tokyo, 105-0001, JP)
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