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Sony Alpha A700 Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 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.Accepts Memory Stick Duo memory.Accepts Memory Stick Duo 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 A700
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS *On-chip A/D conversion & Noise-Reduction. Sensor Size 24 x 16mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 1600 *Expanded range: 100-6400 Shutter-Speed 1/8000 - 30s, bulb up to 4h 30m
Lens MountSony A MountCrop Factor1.5X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 11-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *Ultra-sensitive center dual-cross point. Eye-Start sensor can prime AF.
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.90X - 95% Coverage *Camera shake indicator, 5 steps.
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 3" LCD 920K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes 7Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sport, Action, Sunset, Night
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 5 Shots ±2/3 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV Flash Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 1 Axis, 6 steps
Continuous Drive 5 FPS, Unlimited JPEG, 18 RAW Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, Auto MLU on 2s
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level None Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Infrared 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-sync limited to 1/200s with stabilization on. (GN 12) Flash Sync 1/250s
Video Capture Sound Input None
Video Format WiFi No
Memory Compact Flash, Memory Stick Duo GPS N / A
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 650 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2007-09-7, DiscontinuedYES Construction
Size 142 x 105 x 80mm (W x H x D) Weight 768g

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Sony A700 Facts

SLR digital camera
12 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-6400
Sony A Mount
1.5X FLM

Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm

APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/8000-30s
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, Unlimited ImagesLithium-Ion
3" LCD 920K PixelsCompact Flash
Memory Stick Duo
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