DSLR image quality goes compact with a new-generation high-fidelity sensor.
    In the DP2 Merrill, Sigma revolutionizes photography and cameras.
    All over again.


    DP2 Merrill


    Lens Construction

    8 Elements in 6 Groups

    Focal Length


    35mm Equivalent Focal Length

    Approx. 45mm

    Lens F number


    Number of Diaphragm Blades

    9 Blades

    Shooting Range

    28cm~∞、1m~∞ (LIMIT mode)

    Maximum Magnification Shooting


    Image Sensor

    Image Sensor

    Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor (CMOS)

    Image Sensor Size



    Total Pixels: 48MP
    Effective Pixels: 46MP (4,800×3,200×3)

    Aspect Ratio


    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+JPE, 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)

    JPEG High

    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)

    JPEG Medium

    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)

    JPEG Low

    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


    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.)

    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

    AUTO (ISO200~ISO800) ISO100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400

    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


    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



    USB (USB2.0), Video Out (NTSC/PAL), Audio Out (Monaural)

    Power Source


    Li-ion Battery BP-41, AC Adapter SAC-5 (with DC Connector CN-11) (Optional)

    Dimensions and Weight


    121.5mm/4.8″ (W),66.7mm/2.6″ (H), 59.2mm/2.3″ (D)


    355g/12.5oz(without battery and card)

    Battery life

    Battery life

    Approx. 97 (+25°c)



    Lens Cap (on the camera), Hot Shoe Cover (on the camera), 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, SIGMA Photo Pro Disc , Instruction Manual, Limited Warranty, Warranty Sticker

    Product Lineup

    DP2 Merrill

    Barcode No.

    Catalogs / Resources

    Manuals / Brochures