Sigma DP2 Review

 
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Model Name: Sigma DP2 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: DP2 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $870.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2009-05-20
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 9.2 oz (260 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 4.5 x 2.3 x 2.2 in.
(113 x 60 x 56 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2640 x 1760 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
2640 x 1485 (3.9 MP, 16:9),
1872 x 1248 (2.3 MP, 3:2),
1312 x 880 (1.2 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 4.80
CMOS Size (inches): 0.98" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2, 16:9
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 4.64 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 41 mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 3.0x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - ? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder:  
Viewfinder Type: Optional VF-21 into hot-shoe 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunlight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Vivid, Standard, Neutral, B&W or Sepia 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Normal Flash, Red-Eye Reduction Flash and Slow Synchro Mode 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): 6.0
Flash Range Description: 28cm - 3m (ISO 200) 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe (X Sync. Contact) 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.X3F) 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: AVI 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Audio out (mono) 
Included Software: SIGMA Photo Pro  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-31 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-31 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 250
Notes & Features: Same Foveon X3 sensor as DP1, 41mm eq. lens instead of 28mm eq., True II image processor. 

 


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