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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W5


Model Name:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W5 
Model Number: DSC-W5 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $349.95
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2005-03-31
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 8.9 oz (253 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 3.6 x 2.4 x 1.5 in.
(91 x 60 x 37 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2592x1944, 2592x1728, 2048x1536, 1280x960, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 160x112
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 5.10
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer: Sony SuperHAD 
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: 0.0 - 2.0x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 5-Area Contrast Detect 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Auto Focus Min Illum: 0.2500
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps: 5
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 6 - 0 cm
2.4 - 0.0 in
Min Macro Area: 59 x 44 mm
2.3 x 1.7 in
Min Aperture: f/10.0
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 - f/5.6 (wide); f/5.2 - f/10 (tele) 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 30 mm
Lens Thread Type: Body threads, optional adapter 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Optical 
Optical VF Accuracy: 84%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 99%
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 115,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 5
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent 
Manual White Balance: No 
Longest Shutter Time: 30 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: 49-area Multi-Pattern 
Spot Metering: No 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 10
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4
Flash Modes: Auto / Forced On / Forced Off / Slow Synchro (red-eye reduction on / off) 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 4.5
Flash Range Description: 11.8 in. 14.75 ft. (0.3 4.5 m) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 32.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: MPEG 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Picture Package for Sony v1.6 (Windows), Pixela ImageMixer VCD2 (Macintosh) 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 1.400 seconds
Shutdown Time: 1.400 seconds
Play -> Record: 0.200 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 1.500 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.310 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.200 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.010 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 0.950 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 1.000 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 1
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.430
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 30.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 4915.00
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable, NiMH Rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 2 x NH-AA-DA NiMH rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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