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Sony Cybershot DSC-H5 Digital Camera

7 Megapixels7 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.VGA Video: 640 x 480 or more but less than 1280 x 720.VGA Video: 640 x 480 or more but less than 1280 x 720.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.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringRuns on standard AA batteriesRuns on standard AA batteriesAccepts 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.

Digital Camera Description

The Sony Cybershot DSC-H5 is a Large Digital Camera with a 1/2.5" sensor. Its 7 Megapixels CCD sensor offers an ISO 80-1000 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 80-1000. With 7 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Sony Cybershot DSC-H5 to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 30s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, 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.

Sony Cybershot DSC-H5

The Sony Cybershot DSC-H5 features a 3-point Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance.

A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly 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 Cybershot DSC-H5 is performed via a 0.20" Built-in EVF with 200K Pixels. This EVF shows 100% coverage.

Model Specifications

BrandSony ModelCybershot DSC-H5
Sensor 7 Megapixels CCD Sensor Size 6 x 4mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 80 - 1000 Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 30s
Lens36 - 432mm F/2.8 - 3.7 / 8Mininum Focus2cm
ZoomElectronicManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System 3-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.20" EVF 200K Pixels 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Display Size 230K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes8Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, High Sensitivity, Advanced Sports
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±1 EV
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 1.1 FPS, 7 JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 9 - 6.8m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 640x480 @ 30 FPS 4:3 Sound Input
Video Format MPEG-VX WiFi No
Memory Memory Stick Duo, Internal Memory GPS No
Battery Standard AA Battery Life
Introduced 2006-02-25, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 114 x 83 x 94mm (W x H x D) Weight 554g

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Sony DSC-H5 Facts


Large digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 4mm

1/2.5" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

7 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 80-1000
12X Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-30s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls
0.20" Built-in EVF 200K PixelsCustom white-balance
1.1 FPS Drive, 7 ImagesSpot-Metering
640x480 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingStandard AA Battery
3" LCD 230K PixelsMemory Stick Duo
Internal Memory
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