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Minolta Dimage EX 1500 Zoom


Model Name:

Minolta Dimage EX 1500 Zoom 
Model Number: EX1500 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $799.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available:  
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 13.4 oz (380 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 5.0 x 2.7 x 2.3 in.
(128 x 68 x 59 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 1344x1008, 640x480
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 1.45
CCD Size (inches): 1/2 inch 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Sony 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio:  
Quality Levels:  
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 115 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.02x
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type:  
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: No 
Manual Focus Steps: n/a
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 30 - 50 cm
12.2 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area: 45 x 34 mm
1.8 x 1.3 in
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/3.5
Aperture Range Description: f/3.5-? (wide); f/5.6-? (tele) 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy: 77%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Size (inches): 2.0
LCD Resolution: 110,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
ISO Settings: 125
ISO Rating Max: 125
Number of White Balance Settings: 3
White Balance Settings:  
Manual White Balance: No 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/4000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Matrix (25 Segment) 
Spot Metering: No 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Red-eye-fill-in, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.5
Flash Range Description: wide: 1.6-11.5 feet (0.5-3.5 m) - tele: 1.6-7.5 feet (0.5-2.3 m) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 8.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format:  
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Digita Desktop 
OS Compatibility: PC, Mac 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 3.500 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 2.530 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 3.500
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second:  
Battery Form Factor: AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium, NiCd, NiMH (NiMH recommended) 
Batteries Included: No 
Battery Charger Included: No 
More Information
Notes & Features: Digita OS based, for scripting of camera functions. External flash option is available as a separate module, providing hot-shoe connection.  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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