Sigma DP3 Review

 
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Model Name: Sigma DP3 Merrill 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: DP3 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $999.99
Street Price: $739.40
Date Available: 2013-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 14.1 oz (400 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 4.8 x 2.6 x 3.2 in.
(122 x 67 x 81 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4704 x 3136 (14.8 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2336 x 1568 (3.7 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0
Movie Resolution: 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 15.36
CMOS Size (inches): APS-C 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 14.80 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 75 mm
Zoom Ratio: Non-Zoom
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values:  
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 23 cm to Infinity
8.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16 
Lens Thread: 52mm
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type: Optional add-on type. 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 920,000 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (with programmable low and high limits), 100-6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunlight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: No 
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: AVI 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: A/V ouput (monaural audio) 
Included Software: SIGMA Photo Pro 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-41 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-41 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Notes & Features: 3 x 14.8 megapixel Foveon X3 sensor, Dual TRUE III image processors, 50mm f/2.8 macro lens, Quick Set menu, new Face Detection AF, AF+MF mode, VGA movies. 

 


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