- 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)
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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.
It is possible to shoot MPEG movies with audio at a resolution of 640×480 or 160×112.
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.
|Max resolution||2592 x 1944|
|Other resolutions||2048 x 1536, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480|
|Image ratio w:h||4:3, 3:2|
|Effective pixels||5 megapixels|
|Sensor photo detectors||5 megapixels|
|Sensor size||1/1.8″ (7.144 x 5.358 mm)|
|ISO||Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800|
|White balance presets||5|
|Custom white balance||Yes|
|JPEG quality levels||Fine, Standard|
|Optics & Focus|
|Focal length (equiv.)||34–136 mm|
|Digital zoom||Yes (4 x (VGA))|
|Manual focus||Yes (13 steps)|
|Normal focus range||40 cm (15.75″)|
|Macro focus range||10 cm (3.94″)|
|Number of focus points||5|
|Screen / viewfinder|
|Viewfinder type||Optical (tunnel)|
|Minimum shutter speed||30 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/2000 sec|
|Built-in flash||Yes (pop-up)|
|Flash range||3.50 m|
|External flash||Yes (hot-shoe)|
|Flash modes||Auto, On, Off, Ext|
|Continuous drive||2.0 fps|
|Self-timer||Yes (10 sec)|
|Exposure compensation||±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)|
|Resolutions||MPEG VX (640 x 480, 16 fps, unlimited)|
|Storage types||Memory Stick / Pro|
|Storage included||32 MB Memory Stick|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|Remote control||Yes (Optional wired)|
|Battery description||InfoLithium (NP-FC11) & charger|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||298 g (0.66 lb / 10.51 oz)|
|Dimensions||99 x 65 x 57 mm (3.9 x 2.56 x 2.24″)|