Sony DSLR Infrared Conversion

5.00 out of 5
1 customer review
(1 customer review)

$275.00

With this conversion service we will replace the internal hot mirror filter with a high quality custom made infrared glass filter. This will allow your camera to capture infrared light instead of visible light. After IR conversion you won’t need any filters in front of the lens and the camera will be just as sensitive to infrared as it was to visible light. This means you can hand hold and compose normally.

Includes: 

  • 1 year warranty on the conversion service and installed IR filter.
  • Complimentary 30 minute one on one live online training session.
  • Toll free phone and email support for life.

 

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Product Description

With this conversion service we will replace the internal hot mirror filter with a high quality custom made infrared glass filter. This will allow your camera to capture infrared light instead of visible light. After IR conversion you won’t need any filters in front of the lens and the camera will be just as sensitive to infrared as it was to visible light. This means you can hand hold and compose normally.

We also calibrate the camera to accurately focus infrared light, according to your ordered calibration choice.

Our most popular infrared filter is the Super Color IR due to its versatility in allowing stunning color and monochrome infrared images but it does require some Photoshop post production.

Our most popular focus calibration choices are Universal and Custom, depending on user preference and camera Live View AF capability.

If you are unsure of the choices for IR filter or IR focus calibration please be sure to go through the Start Here section. It should give you everything you need but if you find you still have questions please feel free to contact us by phone or email, we are always happy to help.

A complimentary 30 minute one on one live online training session with Dan Wampler is included with all IR and full spectrum conversions. The invitation to book your training session will be emailed to you when we finish the conversion and ship your camera back to you, please be sure to take advantage.

Our 1 year warranty is included on conversion services and installed IR filters.

After you place your order you will receive an email with instructions on how to send us your camera.

Lens Calibration Information

*Universal Lens Calibration option allows you to focus IR with most lenses by using any of these 3 methods:
1 – In Live View Mode with auto focus (preferred method)
2 – In Live View Mode with manual focus (alternative method)
3- Using the IR focus marks (Fall back method for cameras without Live View mode)
Universal calibration is NOT recommended for cameras without Live View mode

For a detailed information on each focus calibration type please see the Focus Calibration Options page of our Start Here section.

White Balance Tips

When setting a custom white balance with a infrared modified Sony camera you may see a white balance error message. The purpose of this message is to inform you that the colors are out of the normal range expected by the camera. Of course they are, as it’s been converted! The camera still sets the white balance even though it doesn’t like the colors it’s seeing, so just ignore the message.

Also, you may notice that when you set a custom white balance the camera gives you a Kelvin temperature number as well. This number is completely inaccurate so don’t try to take a shortcut by just setting the WB to this Kelvin number – the results will be completely different from a real custom white balance setting.

1 Year Conversion Service Warranty

Warranty-label-product-thumbCompany warrants the conversion service for a period of 1 year from date of conversion order completion. The warranty is void if the tamper sticker is damaged or removed, converted components have been tampered with, subjected to any abuse or misuse, or if failure to operate properly arises from any foreign elements such as dirt, corrosion, or liquid identified as present within the converted components. The warranty does not cover any other components of the camera except the conversion service and components provided by Company as part of the conversion service.

You must notify Company of a warranty claim within the warranty period, obtain RMA number and ship to Company facility as instructed. The Company is not responsible for lost or damaged shipments, shipping insurance is highly recommended. The Company will repair or replace the conversion and/or conversion components or provide you funds to do so, as determined by Company.

In case of damage during shipping Customer must retain all shipping materials and contact Company within 10 days of shipment receipt to allow for a shipping damage claim to be filed. If Company determines that the damage occurred during shipping and shipping materials were not retained and/or Company was not contacted within 10 days of receipt then the warranty is void.

*This is an excerpt, please see our Terms of Use document for complete details.

1 review for Sony DSLR Infrared Conversion

  1. 5 out of 5
    1 customer review

    Gene Brown (verified owner)

    I sent my Sony a900 and Minolta zoom lens to get my sensor fitted with a super color IR filter. It arrived back to me exactly when they said it would. The IR photos are amazing and they have the same look as those on their website. The videos on the website made the editing easy and the meeting with Dan Wampler answered all my questions. I don’t know how my experience with Life Pixel could have gone better.

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Additional Information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 12 in
Camera Model

A100, A200, A230, A290, A300, A330, A350, A380, A390, A450, A500, A550, A560, A580, A700, A850, A900, A33, A35, A37, A55, A57, A58, A65, A68, A77, A77 mk2, A99, A99 mk2

Filter Type

Hyper Color Infrared (470nm), Standard Infrared (720nm), Enhanced Infrared (665nm), Super Color Infrared (590nm), Super Blue Infrared (blue+IR), Deep B&W Infrared (830nm)

Focus Calibration Type

Standard to 18-55mm kit lens (Don\\'t send lens), Universal (For Live View cameras), Custom (Send Sony brand lens with camera, Custom (Send non-Sony brand lens)

Disclaimer

RELEASE: By ordering the infrared conversion service you agree to have your camera converted to infrared by removing the original hot mirror filter and replacing it with a custom infrared filter. You understand and agree that the above outlined procedure will void the camera warranty. You further understand that there is no way for Life Pixel Infrared to know if the camera you are sending has been previously tampered with or damaged before it is sent. You release and agree to hold harmless Life Pixel Infrared from any and all responsibility and liability resulting from sending the above listed camera and any and all possible damage resulting from having the above outlined procedure performed. Life Pixel Infrared disclaims any written or implied warranties or merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.

For complete details please read Terms & Conditions