DP3 Merrill

DP3 Merrill
New-generation image sensor technology
for a deeper, richer photographic
experience. Now, the world’s most
uncompromising compact camera lineup
is complete.
UPC Code : 00-85126-92955-8


Lens Construction 10 Elements in 8 Groups
Focal Length 50mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length Approx. 75mm
Lens F number F2.8~F16
Number of Diaphragm Blades 7 Blades
Shooting Range 22.6cm~∞, LIMIT Mode (It is possible to choose Macro, Portrait and Scenery.)
Maximum Magnification Shooting 1:3
Image Sensor
Image Sensor Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor (CMOS)
Image Sensor Size 23.5×15.7mm
Pixels Total Pixels: 48MP
Effective Pixels: 46MP (4,800×3,200×3)
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Recording System
Storage Media SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Card, Multi Media Card
Recording Mode Lossless compression RAW data (12-bit, High, Medium, Low), JPEG (High, Medium, Low), RAW+JPEG, Movie (AVI), VGA : 640×480 (Image area 640×426)
Color Mode 8 types ( Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Portrait, Landscape, B&W, Sepia, FOV Classic Blue )
Capture File Size


High Approx. 45 MB (4,704×3,136×3)
Medium Approx. 24 MB (3,264×2,176×3)
Low Approx. 12 MB (2,336×1,568×3)


Fine Approx. 10 MB (4,704×3,136)
Normal Approx. 5.6 MB (4,704×3,136)
Basic Approx. 4.2 MB (4,704×3,136)
Fine Approx. 5.0 MB (3,264×2,176)
Normal Approx. 2.7 MB (3,264×2,176)
Basic Approx. 2.0 MB (3,264×2,176)
Fine Approx. 2.5 MB (2,336×1,568)
Normal Approx. 1.4 MB (2,336×1,568)
Basic Approx. 1.0 MB (2,336×1,568)
White Balance
Settings 8 types ( Auto, Daylight , Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom )
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection Type
AF Point 9 points select mode, Free move mode (It is possible to change the size of Focus Frame to Spot, Regular and Large.) Face Detection AF mode
Focus Lock Shutter release halfway-down position (AF lock can be done by AE lock button from menu setting)
Manual Focus Focus Ring Type
Exposure Control
Metering Systems Evaluative Metering, Center-Weighted Average Metering, Spot Metering
Exposure Control System (P) Program AE (Program Shift is possible), (S) Shutter Speed Priority AE, (A) Aperture Priority AE, (M) Manual
ISO Sensitivity ISO 100 ~ ISO 6400 (1/3 steps for appropriate sensitivity), AUTO: High limit, low limit setting is possible between ISO 100 ~ ISO 6400. When using with flash, it changes depending on the low limit setting.
Exposure Compensation ±3EV (1/3 stop increments)
AE Lock AE lock button
Auto Bracketing Appropriate, under, over; 1/3EV steps up to ±3EV for appropriate exposure
Shutter Speed 1/2000* - 30sec. (*Depending on the aperture value, shutter speed changes)
Drive Modes Single, Continuous, Self Timer (2sec. /10sec.), Interval timer, Unlimited Shooting
LCD Monitor
Type TFT color LCD monitor
Monitor Size 3.0 inches
LCD Pixels Approx. 920,000
LCD Monitor Language English / Japanese / German / French / Spanish / Italian / Chinese (Simplified) / Korean / Russian / Chinese(Traditional) / Nederlands / Polski / Português / Dansk / Svenska / Norsk / Suomi
Interfaces USB (USB2.0), Video Out (NTSC/PAL), Audio Out (Monaural)
Power Source
Power Li-ion Battery BP-41, Battery Charger BC-41, AC Adapter SAC-5 (with DC Connector CN-11) (Optional)
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions 121.5mm/4.8" (W), 66.7mm/2.6" (H), 80.6mm/3.2" (D)
Weight 400g/14.1oz (without battery and memory card)
Battery life
Battery life Approx. 97 (+25°c)
Accessories Lens Cap, Hot Shoe Cover, Strap, Li-ion Battery BP-41 (2 pieces), Battery Charger BC-41 (It is included only when the type of Battery charger is “Inlet” type.), USB Cable, Audio Video Cable, Instruction Manual, Limited Warranty, Warranty Sticker