Sony DSLR-A100 Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: DSLR-A100 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $999.95
Street Price: $799.99
Date Available: 2007-07-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 19.2 oz (545 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 5.2 x 3.7 x 2.8 in.
(133 x 95 x 71 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD 
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 10.8
Effective Megapixels: 10.2 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.12"
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning:  
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
2896 x 1936 (5.6 MP, Other),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format:  
Video Capture
Movie Mode: No 
Movie Resolution: n/a
Movie Frame Rate: n/a
Movie Audio: n/a 
Movie File Format: n/a 
Optics
Lens Mount: Sony Alpha (Minolta A) mount 
Kit Lens: Sony 18-70mm f/3.5-5.6 DT SAL-1870
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.88x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 36 (T) 
Normal Focus Range: 38 cm to Infinity
15.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: 55mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 9-point TTL phase detection (one cross-type sensor) with eye-start AF 
Face Detection: No 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical 
Viewfinder Type: SLR type, eye-level pentamirror, 95%, 0.83x, 20mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.0 diopter 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: No 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 12.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Color temperature, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 40-segment honeycomb pattern, center-weighted, spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, landscape, macro, sports, evening, night, night portrait 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Automatic, Fill, Red-eye reduction, Rear sync, Wireless, High-speed sync, Slow sync 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: 12 meters at ISO 100 
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / Microdrive 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT16 
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
HD Video Out:  
HD Video Connection:  
Built-In Wi-fi:  
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: RM-S1AM or RM-L1AM remotes 
Other Connection: DC input 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FM66H 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FM66H Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 750
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
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