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Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera

Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera


  • 5 megapixel sensor (2592 x 1944 pixels) for enlargements up to 20 x 30 inches
  • 4x optical zoom plus 4x digital zoom (16x total)
  • Nightshot infrared feature; MPEG VX movie mode with audio recording; connects to PCs and Macs via USB 2.0
  • Includes 32 MB Memory Stick; compatible with Memory Stick Pro media
  • Powered by Lithium-Ion InfoLithium battery (NP-FC11) that is charged in-camera by connecting an A/C adapter (included)


If you thought you could only get true-to-life resolution, definitive control and stunning output from an SLR camera, check out Sony’s new DSC-V1 Cyber-shot, a digital still camera that combines the control you prefer with extraordinary performance and a uniquely-compact design.

Optics and Resolution

A Super HAD CCD image sensor delivers massive 5.0 megapixel resolution (effective) for clear printouts at up to 20×30 inches. The 4x optical/4x Smart Zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens gives you exceptional control, providing the 35mm equivalent of 34mm-136mm. The macro focus distance is 3.9 inches, and shutter speed varies from a high of thirty seconds to a low of 1/1000 second.

Storage and Transfer

The camera stores pictures and video on Sony Memory Sticks and is compatible with Memory Stick Pro technology. It interfaces with a PC via a USB 2.0 connection.

Movie Mode

It is possible to shoot MPEG movies with audio at a resolution of 640×480 or 160×112.

More Features

A ten-second self-timer makes it easy to take shots that include the entire family, and noise-reduction technology is designed to make low-light photos less grainy. The camera also incorporates a laser to assist with auto-focusing for crisp shots.

Other features include:

  • NightShot infrared system
  • Manual exposure controls
  • 1.5 inch LCD
  • Auto daylight synchro fill flash
  • Hot shoe and ACC terminal

Power and Size

The camera is powered by an included rechargeable InfoLithium NP-FC11 battery. It measures 3 15/16 by 2 9/16 by 2 1/5 inches and weighs 10.9 ounces (without batteries). The battery is charged in-camera by connecting to the included AC adapter.

What’s in the Box

This camera comes with an AC adaptor, AV cable, USB cable, wrist strap, 32 MB Memory Stick, and a software CD-ROM with drivers for Microsoft Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP Home/Pro and Macintosh OS 8.5.1/8.6/9.0/9.1/9.2.

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