Sony Alpha A700 DSLR Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Sony Alpha A700 is a Advanced DSLR with an APS-C sensor and a Sony A lens mount. Its 12 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-1600 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-6400. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 12 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.
A builtin 2-Axis Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Sony Alpha A700 to compensate for camera shake with any mounted lens.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/8000 to 30s. This camera can make Bulb exposures up to 4h 30m. 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 Sony Alpha A700 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. This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Sony Alpha A700 is performed via a medium reflex optical viewfinder with 0.90X magnification and 95% coverage. This magnification is equivalent to 0.57X on a Full-Frame camera.
|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|
|Sensitivity||ISO 100 - 1600 *Expanded range: 100-6400||Shutter-Speed||1/8000 - 30s, bulb up to 4h 30m|
|Lens Mount||Sony A Mount||Crop Factor||1.5X|
|Filter Diameter||N / 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||920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M, B||Scene Modes||7Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sport, Action, Sunset, Night|
|Metering||Multi-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|
|Digital Level||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Infrared||Eye-Start 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|
|Memory||Compact Flash, Memory Stick Duo||GPS||No|
|Battery||Lithium-Ion||Battery Life||650 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.|
|Size||142 x 105 x 80mm (W x H x D)||Weight||768g|
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Sony A700 Highlights
Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|12 Megapixels DSLR||ISO 100-6400|
|Sony A Mount|
|2-Axis Built-in Stabilization||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|Custom white-balance with 1 axis fine-tuning|
|Automatic Eye-Start sensor||Spot-Metering|
|Built-in Dust Reduction||Hot-Shoe|
|5 FPS Drive, Unlimited Images||Lithium-Ion Battery|
|3" LCD 920K Pixels||Compact Flash|
|Memory Stick Duo|
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