Sony Cyber Shot M Specifications

Sony Cyber Shot DSC-M1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-M1

Part Number: DSCM1 (Reviewed) Released: December 15, 2004

General

  • Depth
    1.1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    5.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Total Pixels
    5300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.4"
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Having video capture capability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 5 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach/snow, candle, fireworks, hi-speed shutter, landscape, magnifying glass, night portrait, night scene
  • Special Effects
    Monotone, Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

  • Display Format
    123,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss 3 x zoom lens - 6.7 - 20.1 mm - f/3.5-4.4
  • Lens Construction
    8 groups / 11 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-4.4
  • Min Focal Length
    6.7 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    20.1 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    38 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    8
  • Element Qty
    11
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Power

  • Batteries Included
    1

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB MS DUO
  • Image Storage
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1728 : 12 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1728 : 23 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 12 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 23 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 20 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 36 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 1280 x 960 : 50 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 1280 x 960 : 93 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 196 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480 : 490 - with 32MB card
  • Video Capture
    MPEG-4 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 80 sec - with 32MB card
    MPEG-4 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps - 280 sec - with 32MB card
    MPEG-4 - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 990 sec - with 32MB card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, auto power save, built-in speaker, histogram display

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Type
    USB / AV output / docking station
  • Qty
    1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FT1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-FT1

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Picture Package

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-M1
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
  • ISO (Max)
    400
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0
  • Special Effects
    Monotone, Sepia
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, auto power save, built-in speaker, histogram display

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach/snow, candle, fireworks, hi-speed shutter, landscape, magnifying glass, night portrait, night scene

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2 in
  • Height
    4.5 in
  • Weight
    0.44 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    5.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.4"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.6 mm ( 1/2.4" )
  • Total Pixels
    5300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    123,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    Memory Stick Duo
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    5 ft

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    fine, normal
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 960, 2048 x 1536, 2592 x 1728, 2592 x 1944, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG
  • Storage Capacity
    12 Ah, 196 Ah, 20 Ah, 23 Ah, 36 Ah, 490 Ah, 50 Ah, 93 Ah
  • Comments
    with 32MB card

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-4
  • Image Resolution
    320 x 240, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    15 frames per second, 30 frames per second
  • Capacity
    280 sec, 80 sec, 990 sec
  • Comments
    with 32MB card

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-M1

Part Number: DSCM1 Released: Dec 15, 2004
MSRP: $499.95 Low Price: $599.00 See all prices