Sony Cyber-shot DSCP8 (Silver) Specifications

Sony Cyber Shot P

Sony Cyber-shot DSCP8 (Silver)

Part Number: DSC-P8 Released: May 15, 2004

General

  • Depth
    1.4 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    3.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Total Pixels
    3300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.7"
  • Digital Zoom
    3.2 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG VX
  • Image Recording Format
    GIF, JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, component video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Available Body Colors
    blue, red, white, silver
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Display

  • Display Format
    123,200 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    49
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach/snow, fireworks, hi-speed shutter, landscape, twilight mode, twilight portrait
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Negative Art, Sepia, Solarization
  • White Balance
    automatic, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    2 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 11.5 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 3 x zoom - 6 - 18 mm - f/2.8-5.6
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    6 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    18 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    39 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    1.6 ft
  • Macro Focus Range
    4 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    7
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB MS
  • Image Storage
    Standard JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 18 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 10 - with 16MB card
    Standard JPEG 2048 x 1360 : 18 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1360 : 10 - with 16MB card
    Standard JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 30 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 16 - with 16MB card
    Standard JPEG 1280 x 960 : 46 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1280 x 960 : 24 - with 16MB card
    Standard JPEG 640 x 480 : 240 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 97 - with 16MB card
  • Video Capture
    MPEG - 640 x 480 - 43 sec - with 16MB card
    MPEG - 160 x 112 - 670 sec - with 16MB card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, histogram display, multi-picture burst

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Micro (M2) card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    2 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, PIXELA Image Mixer

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 780 mAh ( included )

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS 8.5.1, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP, Apple Mac OS 9, Apple Mac OS X 10.0, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98, MS Windows 98 SE
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-P8
  • Localization
    English
  • 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
    3.2 x
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG VX
  • Image Recording Format
    GIF, JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, component video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Negative Art, Sepia, Solarization
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, histogram display, multi-picture burst

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    49
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach/snow, fireworks, hi-speed shutter, landscape, twilight mode, twilight portrait

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
    3

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    3.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.7"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    9.4 mm ( 1/2.7" )
  • Total Pixels
    3300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3200000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

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

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    1.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    3.8 cm
  • Display Format
    123,200 pixels

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    Memory Stick
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    16 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Micro (M2) card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Cyber-shot DSCP8 (Silver)

Part Number: DSC-P8 Released: May 15, 2004

MSRP: $499.95

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