January 15, 2015

Polar Pro Filters Expands Lineup of Professional-Grade Action Camera Accessories to Include Compatibility with Sony® POV Action Cam

Incorporating traditional ¼ 20 mounts, the offerings are now compatible with just about all cameras and quick-release accessories on the market, and will be on display for the first time at the 2015 International CES Expo.   Newport Beach, C.A. – January 5, 2016 – Today, Polar Pro Filters, a manufacturer of professional-grade action camera accessories for the sports, outdoor and diving communities, announced the expansion of its accessories line up to include products designed for the Sony® POV Action Cam and other hardware requiring traditional ¼ 20 mounts. Additionally, attendees of 2015 International CES Expo will be the first to get hands-on with the new products (in booth #15230 (LVCC, Central Hall), and the full Sony-compatible line-up is available for immediate retail purchase at http://polarprofilters.com/shop/Sony-ActionCam-Accesories.   While Polar Pro Filters got its start manufacturing high-quality snap on lenses and filters for GoPro® cameras, it recently diversified its offerings to include a variety of action camera mounts and the first battery-integrated action cam extension pole. As consumer adoption of the Sony POV Action Cams widens, customer demand for Polar Pro’s unique accessories has grown among these users. The first Polar Pro accessories to be adapted to Sony compatibility include:

  • Polar Pro PowerPole: The first battery-integrated GoPro extension pole, PowerPole’s durable yet light-weight all-aluminum alloy construction extends from 17-30 inches to get users closer to the action to find new shooting perspectives. The PowerPole’s internal 5200mAh Lithium batteries offer a huge advancement over the notoriously-short battery life of action cameras by enabling up to 10 hours of filming on a single charge. Additionally, the PowerPole’s dual USB ports (with splash proof guards) can take on additional accessories or charge up USB-powered devices at the end of a long day of shooting. The new PowerPole is compatible with any camera requiring a traditional ¼ 20 mount and ships immediately for $99.99 (direct).
  • Sony® Action Cam Filter – 3 Pack: This above water kit for the Sony Action Cam AS100 and AZ1V mini Action Cams features quality glass lenses that ensure crisp optics. The kit includes a polarizer filter that helps cut down reflection while increasing color saturation and sharpness for filming near water or snow on bright days. Also included are a two-stop and a three-stop neutral density filter ideal for slowing shutter speed to create motion blur or reducing blown-out highlights when filming on bright days. Shipping immediately, the filter three-pack retails for $49.99 (direct).
  • Sony® Action Cam – GoPro® Adaptor:  This adaptor mount connects a Sony Action Cam (or other camera with a traditional ¼ 20 tripod screw) to any GoPro mount. This simple yet purpose-built adaptor maximizes versatility for any shooter looking to connect a traditional mount to the unique GoPro-style mounting design, making it ideal for use with standard DSLR, video camera, smartphone mounts and innumerable quick-release accessories. Each adaptor kit includes two units and is available for immediate shipment carrying a price of $9.99 (direct).

“Our loyal customers have long been demanding that we create compatible action camera accessories that can accommodate their diversifying hardware needs, and the addition of these ¼ 20-mounts not only satisfy the rapidly expanding Sony user base but the action junkies that shoot with other traditional camera set ups as well,” said Jeff Overall, CEO of Polar Pro Filters.   For more information on the entire Polar Pro Filters product line up, and to order the Sony-compatible accessories or any other of the company’s diverse range of action camera accessories, please visit: http://polarprofilters.com.   About Polar Pro Filters Polar Pro is a leading manufacturer of action camera accessories and mounts designed to improve the filming experience with GoPro®, Sony® POV Action Cams and other more traditional photographic solutions. Founded in 2011 at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) with the creation of its first small, polarized filter, Polar Pro has experienced explosive growth and now distributes its solutions to more than 500 locations worldwide. With a dynamic team of young and innovative employees, Polar Pro continues to find new ways to improve the filming process. For more information on Polar Pro visit http://polarprofilters.com, or follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.   ###   Media Contact: Zach Heath [email protected] (401) 559-7350