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Sony MVC-FD87

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 5/4/2001


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Sony Mavica MVC-FD87


General

Model Name:

Sony Mavica MVC-FD87 
Model Number: FD87 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $499.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2001-02-15
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 22.2 oz (630 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.0 in.
(143 x 103 x 75 mm)
Warranty in Months: 12 
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 1280x960, 1280x848, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 1.22
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.7" 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio:  
Quality Levels: 2
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 39 - 117 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2.0 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: No 
Manual Focus Steps: n/a
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
10.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 25 cm
1.2 - 10.2 in
Min Macro Area: 43 x 32 mm
1.7 x 1.3 in
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8-2.9 - ? (min aperture not stated) 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 37 mm
Lens Thread Type: Front element 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: No 
Optical VF Type: n/a
Optical VF Accuracy: n/a
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 1%
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 123,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 5.00
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100
ISO Rating Max:  
Number of White Balance Settings: 4
White Balance Settings: Auto, Out, In, Hold 
Manual White Balance:  
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/725 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Auto 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 10
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes:  
Flash Modes: Auto, RedEye, On, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 2.5
Flash Range Description: 1 - 8.2 ft (0.3 - 2.5 m) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: Floppy Disk 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format:  
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Video Out: No 
Video Mode Switchable: n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
External Connections: Serial
Other Connection:  
Included Software: MGI PhotoSuite 8.1 (Windows), PhotoSuite SE v1.1 (Mac), Videowave IIISE (Windows), Sony SPVD-004 USB driver (Mac/Windows) 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac (limited) 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.820 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.630 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.210 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 15.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 60.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: NP-F330 
Usable Battery Types: NP-F330, NP-F530, NP-F550 
Batteries Included: NP-F330
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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