Sony releases the ILX-LR1, an ultra-lightweight E-mount camera for industrial applications

Sony Electronics announces the release of the ILX-LR1, an interchangeable-lens camera designed for industrial use with a 61MP, approximately 35mm, full-frame image sensor. The design with high precision in a lightweight and compact form, makes it suitable for inspection, investigation, surveying and mapping by UAV. The new ILX-LR1 is primarily a still camera. However, it does have video capabilities. At this time no specifications are available.

Sony says the ILX-LR1 takes high-resolution, low-noise, wide dynamic range images that reveal fine details like small scratches and cracks during inspection and investigation. It also has a selection of continuous shooting capability such as 3fps, which is suitable for map shooting, allowing high-altitude shots to be quickly completed in a short period of time. It is compatible with a wide range of E-mount lenses.

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The ILX-LR1 is a compact, lightweight interchangeable lens camera with a 35mm full-frame image sensor. It measures approximately 3.94″ wide x 2.91″ high x 1.67″ deep, and weighs approximately 0.53 pounds, without holding a screen, viewfinder, or battery, but includes features essential for industrial applications.