Sigma SD1 Merrill DSLR Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Sigma SD1 Merrill is a Semi-Professional DSLR with an APS-C sensor and a Sigma S lens mount. Its 15 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-6400 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-6400. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 15 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/8000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/8000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.
The Sigma SD1 Merrill features a 11-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.
Dual controls-dials offer direct access to most exposure parameters which makes this digital camera suitable for advanced photographers. The weatherproof construction of this digital camera protects it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Framing on the Sigma SD1 Merrill is performed via a large reflex optical viewfinder with 0.95X magnification and 98% coverage. This magnification is equivalent to 0.62X on a Full-Frame camera.
|Sensor||15 Megapixels CMOS *Foveon X3 CMOS features full-color using 3-layers of 15 million photosites each. Uses a sealed dust-protector instead of dust-reduction.||Sensor Size||24 x 16mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||3:2 Aspect-Ratio|
|Sensitivity||ISO 100 - 6400||Shutter-Speed||1/8000 - 30s|
|Lens Mount||Sigma S Mount||Crop Factor||1.5X|
|Filter Diameter||N / A||Focus System||11-point Phase-Detect|
|Viewfinder Type||Reflex OVF||Viewfinder Size||0.95X - 98% Coverage|
|Display Attachment||Fixed||Display Size||460K Pixels 3" LCD|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M, B||Scene Modes||None|
|Metering||Multi-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot, Center Area||Bracketing||3 Shots ±5/3 EV|
|Exposure Compensation||-3..+4 EV, 1/3 EV||Flash Compensation|
|White Balance||Auto , Custom||White Balance Tuning|
|Continuous Drive||Self Timer||Yes *2s, 10s|
|Command Dials||2||DOF Preview||No|
|Digital Level||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Eye-Start Sensor||No|
|Interval Timer||No||Multiple Exposure||No|
|Image Formats||JPEG RAW||Flash Ports||Hot-Shoe|
|Built-In Flash||Yes (GN 11)||Flash Sync|
|Video Capture||Sound Input|
|Memory||Compact Flash Type 1||GPS||No|
|Size||146 x 114 x 80mm (W x H x D)||Weight||700g|
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Sigma SD1 Merrill Highlights
Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|15 Megapixels DSLR||ISO 100-6400|
|Sigma S Mount|
|Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|3" LCD 460K Pixels||Spot-Metering|
|Compact Flash Type 1|
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