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Sony Alpha A900 (body only) Specifications

Sony Alpha DSLR-A900 (Body Only)

Sony Alpha A900 (body only)

Part Number: DSLR-A900 (Reviewed) Released: 13 September 2008

General

  • Depth
    8.2 cm
  • Sensor Resolution
    24.6 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    25700000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    24 x 35.9mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.0
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    0 °C
  • Max Operating Temperature
    40 °C

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-6400
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    40
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, shutter-priority
  • Special Effects
    Autumn, Black & White, Clear, Deep, Landscape, Light, Neutral, Night View, Portrait, Sepia, Sunset, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec

Display

  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels

Camera Flash

  • Features
    AF illuminator

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Protection
    dust-resistant

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Memory Stick Duo
  • Image Storage
    6048 x 4032
    4400 x 2936
    3024 x 2016

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, Dynamic Range Optimizer, RGB primary color filter, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, mirror lock

Digital Camera

  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24600000 pixels

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, Memory Stick Duo card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Image Data Converter SR, Sony Image Data Lightbox SR, Sony Picture Motion Browser, Sony Remote Camera Control

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.3 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony a
  • Model
    DSLR-A900
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FM500H
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FM500H Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1650 mAh (included)

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-6400
  • ISO (Max)
    6400
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Special Effects
    Autumn, Black & White, Clear, Deep, Landscape, Light, Neutral, Night View, Portrait, Sepia, Sunset, Vivid
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (Steady Shot)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, Dynamic Range Optimizer, RGB primary color filter, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, mirror lock

Optical System

  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (Steady Shot)

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    40
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV steps

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    15.6 cm
  • Height
    11.7 cm

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    24.6 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    24 x 35.9mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    24 x 35.9 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.0
  • Total Pixels
    25700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24600000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    none
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, Memory Stick Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Memory Stick Duo

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Magnification
    0.74x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony
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Sony Alpha A900 (body only)

Part Number: DSLR-A900 Released: 13 Sep 2008

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