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Sony Alpha A580 Digital Camera

16 Megapixels16 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Manual 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 MeteringBuilt-In GPSBuilt-In GPSAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Memory Stick Duo memory.Accepts Memory Stick Duo memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandSony ModelAlpha A580
Sensor 16 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 24 x 16mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 200 - 12800 *Expanded range: 200-25600 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 30s
Lens MountSony A MountCrop Factor1.5X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 9-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *Eye-Start AF.
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.80X - 95% Coverage
Display Attachment Display Size 3" LCD 920K Pixels 90% Coverage *MF-Check mode gives 100% coverage, no autofocus.
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes 102D Sweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±2/3 EV
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 1 Axis, 6 steps
Continuous Drive 5 FPS, 32 JPEG, 14 RAW *7 FPS without AF and Metering. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level None Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired Eye-Start Sensor Yes
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash YesFlash bracketing, 3 frames, 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps. (GN 12) Flash Sync 1/160s
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9 *Also anamorphic 1440x1080 @ 30 FPS mode M-JPEG> Sound Input None
Video Format AVCHD WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Memory Stick Duo GPS Position
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 950 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2010-08-24, DiscontinuedYES Construction
Size 137 x 104 x 84mm (W x H x D) Weight 599g

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Sony A580 Facts

SLR digital camera
16 Megapixels DSLRISO 200-25600
Sony A Mount
1.5X FLM

Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm

APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/4000-30s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
95% Coverage
Medium Viewfinder
Custom white-balance with 1 axis fine-tuning
Automatic Eye-Start sensorSpot-Metering
Built-in Dust ReductionHot-Shoe
5 FPS Drive, 32 ImagesLithium-Ion
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital Extended Capacity
3" LCD 920K PixelsMemory Stick Duo
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