Advanced technology packaged
in a lightweight, compact,
durable body.





35-mm AF single-reflex camera with focal-plane shutter

Compatible film

35-mm cartridge film

Image size


Compatible lenses

Sigma SA mount lens group

Lens mount

Sigma SA bayonet mount



Penta mirror type, single-lens reflex viewfinder
Fixed full-surface matte screen, with cross focus frame, center area metering.

Viewfinder Frame Coverage

92% vertical, 92% horizontal

Viewfinder Magnification

0.7 x (50 mm lens at infinity)

Diopter Adjustment Range

-1.5 to +1.5 diopters

Viewfinder indications

Flash indication, focus indication, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, auto bracket, AE lock indications


Quick-return type, AF half-mirror


Auto Focus Type

TTL phase difference detection system

AF Operating Range

EV-1 to EV+18 (ISO100)

Focus modes

AF-S (single), AF-C (continuous), AF lock after focusing in AF-S mode. equipped with motion prediction function in AF-C mode

Exposure Control

Metering Systems

8-segment evaluative metering, center area metering, average metering, user selectable

Metering Range

EV-1 to 20 (with F1.4lens ISO 100)

Exposure Control System

(P) Program auto exposure mode with shift function, (S) Shutter speed Priority auto exposure mode, (A) Aperture Priority auto exposure mode, (M) Manual exposure mode

ISO Sensitivity

DX:ISO 25 to 5000
Manual:ISO 6 to 6400 (1/3 steps)

Exposure compensation

±3EV (in 1/2 EV steps)

AE lock

Pushbutton type (exposure settings are locked while the button in depressed)

Auto Bracketing

Three consecutive pictures at standard exposure, underexposure, and overexposure Maximum variation of ±3 EV in 1/2 EV steps


Shutter Type

Vertical-travel metal focal plane shutter electronically controlled throughout entire speed range

Shutter Speed

Auto mode: P, A modes; 1/8000 to 30 sec. stepless, S mode: 1/8000 to 1 sec. (dial type), 2 to 30 sec. (button set type) in 1 EV steps
M mode: Dial type 1/8000 to 1 sec. (1 EV steps), and 2 to 30 sec. ( button set type), in 1 EV steps, bulb

Film wind and rewind

Automatic advamce and rewinding by built-in motor, automatic stop after rewinding Continuous advance possible (maximum: about 3 frames per second), mid-roll rewind possible


Built-in Flash

TTL auto light control system (GN 12/m (40/ft) at ISO 100 manual pull-up type), equipped with red-eye reduction with light pulse function and slow synchronization.

External flash synchronization

Hot shoe (contact X, synchronized at 1/180-sec. or less, with dedicated flash-linking contact), synchronization with high shutter speeds of up to 1/8000-sec. when using EF-500 Super in FP flash mode


Data back (QD type only)

Auto date quartz-control LCD

Date formats (QD type only)

1. year, month, day / 2. month, day, year / 3. day, month, year / 4. day, time (hours, minutes) / 5. off

Power Source


One, 6-V lithium battery (CR5 battery)
Data back: One, 3-V lithium battery (CR2025 battery)

Battery check

Automatic voltage check, 3-level power indication on LCD panel



Mirror Lock-up function, continuous shooting mode, multiple exposures (up to nine), remote control (3-channel wireless)

Dimensions and Weight


141 mm/5.6 in. (W)×96 mm/3.8 in. (H)×69.5 mm/2.7 in. (D)


435g/15.3 oz. (excluding battery)

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