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Sony DSC-P1

Sony packs a 3 megapixel CCD and a full 3x optical zoom lens into an exceptionally compact digicam!

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 9/12/2000


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P1


General

Model Name:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P1 
Model Number: DSC-P1 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $800.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2000-11-11
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 8.9 oz (252 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 4.5 x 2.1 x 1.7 in.
(114 x 54 x 44 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1280x960, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240, 160x112
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.14
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Sony 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels:  
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 39 - 117 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x 
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: 10 - 50 cm
4.1 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area: 80 x 107 mm
3.2 x 4.2 in
Min Aperture: f/9.6
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8-f/5.3 (wide angle), f/5.6-f/9.6 (telephoto) 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy: 84%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 90%
LCD Size (inches): 1.5
LCD Resolution: 123,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100
ISO Rating Max: 100
Number of White Balance Settings: 3
White Balance Settings:  
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: Center Weighted, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye reduction, On, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 2.3
Flash Range Description: 1.6 to 7.5 feet (0.5 to 2.3m) - wide angle, 1.6 to 3.9 feet (0.5 to 1.2m) - 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: Memory Stick 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 8.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: MPEG 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection:  
Included Software: MGI PhotoSuite, MGI Video Wave 
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: 4.000 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 3.100 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 15.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 60.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Custom 
Usable Battery Types: InfoLithium (NP-FS11) 
Batteries Included: InfoLithium (NP-FS11)
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: Optional Marine Pack for underwater use to 100 feet, $249 list.  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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