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Sony Alpha A100 Digital Camera

10 Megapixels10 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous 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 MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed reviewDiscontinued: 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 A100
Sensor 10 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 24 x 16mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 1600 *Expanded range: 80-1600 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 30s, bulb up to 4h
Lens MountSony A MountCrop Factor1.5X
Filter DiameterN /A Focus System 9-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.83X - 95% Coverage *Shake indicator, 5 levels.
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 2.5" LCD 230K Pixels
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes6Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Sunset, Night Portrait
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
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 3 FPS, Unlimited JPEG, 6 RAW Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, Auto MLU on 2s
Command Dials DOF Preview Yes
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level 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 Yes (GN 12) Flash Sync 1/160s
Video Capture Sound Input
Video Format WiFi No
Memory Compact Flash GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 750 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2006-06-05, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 133 x 95 x 71mm (W x H x D) Weight 638g

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Sony A100 Facts

SLR digital camera
10 Megapixels DSLRISO 80-1600
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
3 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesLithium-Ion
2.5" LCD 230K PixelsCompact Flash
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