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Model Name: Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
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)
Size: 5.2 x 3.7 x 2.8 in.
(133 x 95 x 71 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 10.2
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.12 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 61
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.0
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.2
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 476
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
2896 x 1936 (5.6 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format:
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.4
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony Alpha (Minolta A)
Lens: Sony 18-70mm f/3.5-5.6 DT SAL-1870
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 105mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 70mm
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:  
Filter Thread: 55.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-point TTL phase detection (one cross-type sensor) with eye-start AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD (playback only)
Viewfinder Type: SLR type, eye-level pentamirror, 95%, 0.83x, 20mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.0 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 12.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Maximum ISO (native): 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 100
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 Auto Exposure: 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 (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
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 Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / Microdrive
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format:  
Movie File Format:  
Included Memory:  
Included Memory Type:  
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: RM-S1AM or RM-L1AM remotes
Connections (extended): DC input
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.58
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.65
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 5
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 2.4
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 19
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.31 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.31 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.301 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.116 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 5.0 seconds
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 750 shots
Battery Life, Video:  
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 (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Notes & Features:

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