Patent Number: 7,822,331

Title: Image blur correction device, lens barrel and imaging apparatus

Abstract: An image blur correction device is provided. The device includes a correction lens, a first movable frame, a second movable frame, a fixed base, a driving part and a guide mechanism. The correction lens is configured to correct an image blur in a lens system. The first movable frame holds the correction lens. The second movable frame supports the first movable frame to be movable in a first direction perpendicular to an optical axis of the lens system. The fixed base supports the second movable frame to be movable in a second direction perpendicular to the optical axis of the lens system and perpendicular to the first direction. The driving part moves the first movable frame in the first direction and moves the second movable frame in the second direction. The guide mechanism has at least one guide shaft guiding both the first movable frame and the second movable frame.

Inventors: Takahashi; Tatsuyuki (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: G03B 17/00 (20060101); H04N 5/228 (20060101); G02B 27/64 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00