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Sigma SD15 Digital Camera

4 Megapixels4 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexContinuous DriveContinuous DriveManual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.

Model Specifications

BrandSigma ModelSD15
Sensor 4 Megapixels CMOS *Foveon X3 full-color sensor has 4.6M photosites with 3 layers, often labelled as 14 MP, outputs images with 4.3 Megapixels. Sensor Size 21 x 14mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationNo Dust-ReductionNo
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 1600 *Expanded range: 50-3200 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 30s, bulb up to 2m
Lens MountSigma S MountCrop Factor1.7X
Filter DiameterN /A Focus System 5-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.90X - 98% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 3" LCD 460K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene ModesNone
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot, Center Bracketing 5 Shots ±5/3 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 3 FPS, 21 JPEG *Unknown RAW limit. Self Timer Yes *10s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Infrared Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor No
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes (GN 11) Flash Sync 1/180s
Video Capture Sound Input
Video Format WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital High Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life
Introduced 2010-02-20 Construction Standard
Size 144 x 108 x 81mm (W x H x D) Weight 750g

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Sigma SD15 Facts

SLR digital camera
4 Megapixels DSLRISO 50-3200
Sigma S Mount
1.7X FLM

Sensor-Size: 21 x 14mm

Sigma Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/4000-30s
98% Coverage
Medium Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
3 FPS Drive, 21 ImagesCustom white-balance
3" LCD 460K PixelsSpot-Metering
Hot-Shoe
Lithium-Ion
Secure Digital High Capacity
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