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New Hobbies showroom Location in West London

An new showroom for MINOX and LEICA sports optics and all the classic 8x11 and 35mm cameras and accessories is now open on Putney High Street. Preparing to open by appointment, the new Minox room shows all the accessories films and equipment you would ever need. We consult on getting the best results for your MINOX. .

New Products for Minox

Minox is active today at launching new hunting equipment, sports optics, nature and binoculars. We are still actively promoting and selling their latest models. The global brand builds on its German heritage of over 75 years producing miniaturised optics.

The New MINOX DTC 550 Digital Trail Camera. MINOX will launch a new Digital Trail Camera at the British Shooting Show- the MINOX DTC 550.

Demand for trail cameras continues to grow as users discover new applications for the technology; in addition to the tradition observation of wildlife, trail cameras are increasing being used for domestic and commercial surveillance purposes. This latest addition to the MINOX DTC range features a newly designed intuitive guidance set-up menu that is quick and easy to use. The MINOX DTC 550 is fitted with a new 5 megapixel sensor which provides outstanding imaging quality and pin-sharp definition in both day-light and night use; the camera captures single images and video recordings in full HD resolution and also features a new variable time lapse mode designed for speeding up the long-term recording of motion sequences.  An infrared flash helps capture images in poor light or darkness at distances of up to 15 meters; the flash is invisible to people and most animals. The DTC 550 has a remarkably fast shutter release of 0.4 seconds and a dormant 'stand-by' battery life of up to 6 months.

All data is stored on a SD card and images can be reviewed directly from the integrated 2.4‘‘ monitor or transferred to a computer via USB port. The DTC 550 can also be password protected against unauthorised access. A robust and weatherproof plastic body protects the inside of the camera and keeps out moisture, dust excess of cold and heat. The new MINOX DTC 550 is available in a camouflage design and comes with fixing strap, wall mounting fixture and USB cable.

Details here

We use the Minox DTC range ourselves for wildlife, and can vouch for their quality. In use we have found the following tips:-

  • Use a fast 32Gb memory card
  • always update the firmwire

    Many camera shops are unaware that 110 film is still made. Lomography has released four films for 110: Black and White, Colour Slide, Colour Negative and Colour Negative Red-shift.