Sony A700 Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: A700 
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1500.00
Street Price: $1353.62
Date Available: 2007-10-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 690g
24.3oz
Weight With Batteries? No 
Size: 142 x 105 x 80 mm
5.6 x 4.1 x 3.1 in
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4272x2848, 4272x2400, 3104x2064, 3104x1744, 2128x1424
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.9
Movie Resolution:
Movie Frame Rate: 0.00, 0.00
Movie Audio: No 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 13.10
CCD Size (inches): APS-C 
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.50
Aspect Ratio: 3:2, 16:9
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Actual Pixels: 12.20 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.88x
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 38 cm to Infinity
15.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 36 (T) 
Lens Thread: 55mm
Lens Thread Type:  
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: No 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution (pixels): 921,600
Max Playback Zoom: 12.00x
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temperature from 2,500K to 9,900K, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 40-segment Honeycomb Pattern, Center-weighted, Spot 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Automatic, Fill, Red-eye reduction, Rear sync, Slow sync, Manual 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): 12
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe, PC-sync 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / Microdrive 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: RAW, cRAW, RAW+JPEG; (ARW 2.0) 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No 
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC input, Multi-connector, Sync termimal, Remote terminal, HDMI Type-C minijack 
Included Software: Image Data Converter SR ver.2.0, Image Data Lightbox SR ver.1.0, Remote Camera Control ver.1.0 (all Windows & Macintosh), Picture Motion Browser Ver.2.1.02 (Windows only).  
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000Pro/XP/Vista; Mac OS X (v 10.1.3+) 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FM500H 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FM500H Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
Notes & Features: Super SteadyShot® Image Stabilization; Anti-Dust Technology; Bionz™ Image Processor; Eye-Start® Autofocus System; Rugged Magnesium Alloy Body 

 

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