10.2 Million Pixels
(2,268 x 1,512 x 3 layers)
Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera.
UPC Code : 00-85126-92186-6


Compatible Lenses SIGMA SA mount Lens Group
Lens Mount SA Bayonet Mount
Angle of View Equivalent to about 1.7x the focal length of the lens (for 35mm cameras)
Image Sensor
Image Sensor FOVEON X3® direct image sensor
Image Sensor Size 20.7×13.8mm
Pixels 10.2 Million (3.4MP Red + 3.4MP Green + 3.4 MP Blue)
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Recording System
Storage Media Compact FlashTM (CF) (TypeI/II), Microdrive
Image Recording Format Lossless compression RAW Data (12-bit)
Capture File Size


High Approx. 8.0 MB (2,268×1,512×3layers )
Medium Approx. 4.0 MB (1,512×1,008×3layers )
Low Approx. 2.0 MB (1,134×756×3layers )
White Balance
Settings 8 types ( Auto, Daylight , Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom )
Type Pentaprism SLR Viewfinder
Viewfinder Frame coverage 97% vertical , 98% horizontal
Viewfinder Frame Coverage 0.77x (50mm F1.4 - inf.)
Eye point 18mm
Diopter Adjustment Range -3dpt -+1dpt
Auto Focus Type TTL phase difference detection system
AF Operating Range EV2 - +18 (ISO100)
Focus Mode AF-S (single), AF-C (continuous), AF motion prediction function
Exposure Control
Metering Systems 8-segment Evaluative Metering, Center Metering, and Center-Weighted Average Metering
Metering Range EV1- +20 (50mm F1.4 : ISO 100)
Exposure Modes (P) Program AE (with program shift function), (S) Shutter Speed Priority AE, (A) Aperture Priority AE, (M) Manual
ISO Sensitivity Equivalent to ISO 100, 200, 400, 800. Extended Mode: 1600
Exposure Compensation ±3EV (in 1/3steps)
AE Lock Pushbutton type (exposure settings are locked while the button in depressed)
Auto Bracketing 3 different exposure levels: Appropriate, Under Exposure, and Over Exposure, in 1/3 EV steps up to 3EV
Shutter Type Vertical-travel metal focal plane shutter electronically controlled through entire speed range
Shutter Speed 1/6000sec. to 15sec. (ISO100,200), 1/6000sec. to 4sec (ISO400,800), Bulb (ISO100,200 up to 15 sec.), Extended Mode: 1/6000 to 30sec. , bulb up to 30 sec. (ISO 100 to 1600)
External Flash Synchronization Hot shoe (contact X, synchronized at 1/180-sec. or less, with dedicated flash linking contact)
LCD Monitor
Type 1.8", low-temperature polysilicon TFT color LCD monitor, about 130,000 pixels, coverage area 100%, with white LED backlight.
Monitor Size 1.8"
LCD Pixels Approx. 130,000
Reviewing Images Single-Image Display, Zoom-in Display, 9 images thumbnail display, Slide Show
LCD Monitor Language English / Japanese / German / French
Interfaces IEEE1394(Firewire), USB (1.1), Video Out (NTSC/PAL)
Power Source
Power 3V lithium battery (CR-V3) x 2pcs., or AA Ni-Mh battery x 4pcs., or Nickel Zinc Primary Battery x 4pcs. Dedicated AC adapter.
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions 152(W)mm × 120(H)mm × 79(D)mm / 5.9in (W) × 4.7in (H) × 3.1in(D)
Weight 785g / 27.7 oz
Shooting Speed
Continuous shooting speed High:1.9 frames / second, Medium:2.4 frames / second, Low:2.5 frames / second
Continuous Buffer High:6 frames, Medium:14 frames, Low:30frames