Of all the photography-related novelty products we’ve seen so far, this one has to be one of the most bizarre. It’s a hand-held vacuum cleaner designed to look just like a Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G VR lens. The device can draw its power from either the cigarette lighter socker in your car or the USB port on your computer.
For an added dash of bizarro, here’s what the product’s description says when passed through Google Translate:
Handy cleaner handy and can be powered from the cigarette lighter socket SB ★ design of the lens of the camera type unusual outstanding usability in 410g lightweight also very active in the outdoors even in the room! [Product details] 8.4 × width 34.5 × height 4.5cm Size: Length (approx.) 410g: weight [Product Description Pet House ♪ super easy assembly light yellow color perfect cute dogs (even to Nyan-chan) is. I use both indoors and outdoors! [Product details] 53 × 39 × 52cm: Size 5.2kg: weight
Nikon is reportedly planning to bundle this lens with future shipments of the D600 (just kidding, just kidding! we couldn’t resist.)
You can pick up one of these strange things over on Amazon Japan for ¥2,890, or about $35.
Car & USB cleaner cleaner type single-lens reflex camera [Amazon Japan]
Thanks for the find, Jeffrey!