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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-M2


Model Name:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-M2 
Model Number: DSC-M2 
Camera Format: Other 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price:  
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available:  
Remote Control:  
Remote Control Type:  
Tripod Mount:  
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight With Batteries?  
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1280x960, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Aspect Ratio:  
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 5.30
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5 inch 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer: Sony Super HAD 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 2
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 6x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Auto Focus Min Illum: 0.2500
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus:  
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Min Macro Area: 74 x 55 mm
2.9 x 2.2 in
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/3.5
Aperture Range Description: f/3.5 (wide) / f/4.4 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Optical Viewfinder: No 
Optical VF Type: n/a
Optical VF Accuracy: n/a
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 123,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
ISO Settings: 64, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 6
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Flash 
Manual White Balance: No 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Multi-Pattern, Spot  
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority:  
Shutter Priority:  
Full Manual Exposure:  
Self Timer: 10
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes:  
Flash Modes:  
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 2.6
Flash Range Description:  
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 57.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format:  
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 MOVIE 4TV 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Cyber-shot Station cradle 
Included Software: Picture Package, Image Mixer 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 1.600 seconds
Shutdown Time: 1.500 seconds
Play -> Record: 1.200 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 2.800 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.380 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.460 seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.012 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 1.340 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 1.340 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 99
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 3.090
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 30.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 2007.00
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary InfoLITHIUM T 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FT1 Lithium Ion rechargeable
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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