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Model Name: Sigma DP2s 
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General
Model Number: DP2s
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price:  
Street Price: $760.41
Date Available:  
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 9.2 oz (260 g)
Size: 4.5 x 2.3 x 2.2 in.
(113 x 60 x 56 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Foveon X3
Effective Megapixels: 4.7
Sensor Format: 0.98 inch
Sensor size: 285.66mm2 (20.70mm x 13.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 7.84 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: Full Color
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: 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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), 12-bit RAW (.X3F)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: AVI
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Sigma Lens (7 Elements in 6 Groups)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 41 mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/11
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 3.0x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detection, 9-points
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type: Optional VF-21 into hot-shoe
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
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:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600*, 3200* (* RAW only)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunlight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Vivid, Standard, Neutral, B&W or Sepia
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Flash On, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Synchro Mode, Slow Synchro/ Red-eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number: 6.0
Flash Range Description: 28cm - 4.3m (Auto ISO)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe (X Sync. Contact)
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.X3F)
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: AVI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Audio out (mono), DC input
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 3.00
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 4
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
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 (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 250
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: SIGMA Photo Pro 4.0
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Same Foveon X3 Sensor and Lens as DP2, Faster AF, Power Save Mode, New Rear Design.

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