• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 14.8 megapixels
  • 75.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sigma DP3 Merrill
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Successor:   Canon SL2
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General
Model Number: DP3 Merrill SL1
Alternate Model Number(s):   100D
Camera Format: Mid-Sized SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $999.99 $799.99
Street Price: $899.00 $489.50
Date Available: 2013-03-15 2013-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 14.1 oz (400 g) 22.0 oz (623 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.8 x 2.6 x 3.2 in.
(122 x 67 x 81 mm)
4.6 x 3.6 x 2.7 in.
(117 x 91 x 69 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Foveon X3 Canon
Effective Megapixels: 14.8 18.0
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.00 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: Full Color RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Not needed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:   63
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   21.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   11.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   843
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)
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 2912 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
2034 x 1728 (3.5 MP, Other),
2592 x 1456 (3.8 MP, 16:9),
1728 x 1728 (3.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
1696 x 1280 (2.2 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1280 x 1280 (1.6 MP, 1:1),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
720 x 400 (0.3 MP, Other),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, 12-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 3.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30) 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Sigma Lens; 10 elements in 8 groups Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 75mm 29 - 88mm
Focal Length (actual): 50mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: Non-Zoom 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16, with 7-bladed diaphragm f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 100 cm to Infinity
39.4 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 23 cm to Infinity
8.9 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: 52.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: No No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 9 points select mode, Free move mode (It is possible to change the size of Focus Frame to Spot, Regular and Large.) OVF: AF-dedicated CMOS phase-detect sensor, 9-points (Center AF point is cross-type at f/5.6, Center AF point is vertical line-sensitive at f/2.8); Live View uses Hybrid CMOS AF II phase-detect/contrast-detect AF on image sensor
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, ~95% coverage, ~0.87x magnification, 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 m^-1 diopter adjustment
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.54x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.87x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (with programmable low and high limits), 100-6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto(100-6400), 100-12800 in 1EV steps, expandable to H=25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunlight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot 63-zone Evaluative (linked to all AF points), Center-weighted, Partial (9%), Spot (4%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: No scene modes or effects. Note that maximum shutter speed varies with aperture. Top shutter speeds are 1/2000s at f/5.6-f/16, 1/1600s at f/4.0-f/16 and 1/1250s at f/2.8-f/16. Scene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie), No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, SCN (Kids, Food, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 10, 2, Remote, 10s Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Normal, Redeye, Slow Sync., Redeye + Slow Sync (with compatible external flash unit) E-TTL II Auto, Manual Flash
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 9.4 m / 30.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a GN=9.4m (ISO 100); Range is lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync:   1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional Wired (RS-60E3) or Wireless (RC-6)
Connections (extended): Combined USB/AV Mini (Type C) HDMI-CEC, External 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.33
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.32
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   8
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.34
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.0 3.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 7 1140
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 4.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 8
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 4.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 4
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.26 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.094 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.22 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.076 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   OVF: Full AF lag, Auto Selection mode = 0.102s Live View: Full AF lag, Quick Mode (Phase-detect AF), Single-point = 0.597s Full AF lag, FlexiZone (Hybrid AF), Single-point = 0.768s Prefocused lag: 0.082s
Startup Time:   0.6 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   2.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 97 shots 150 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   380 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-41 Proprietary LP-E12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 2 x Proprietary BP-41 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: SIGMA Photo Pro EOS Digital Solutions Disc (ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Picture Style Editor)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows XP/Vista/7/8; Mac OS X v10.6+ (Intel processor required)
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 3 x 14.8 megapixel Foveon X3 sensor, Dual TRUE II image processors, 50mm f/2.8 macro lens, Quick Set menu, new Face Detection AF, AF+MF mode, VGA movies. World's smallest and lightest DSLR according to Canon; 9-point single cross-type AF; fixed LCD; new Hybrid CMOS AF II.