This truly groundbreaking digital SLR camera incorporates a 46 megapixel (4,800x3,200x3 layers) 24x16mm APS-C X3 direct image sensor. The SD1 is Sigma’s flagship digital SLR model housed in a solid magnesium alloy body making it extremely lightweight with an overall nice feel and pleasant handling. The splash proof feature protects the camera from the effects of harsh weather conditions. Incorporating a 24x16mm APS-C X3 direct image sensor, dual “TRUE (Three-layer Responsive Ultimate Engine) II” image processing engines and the 46 megapixel sensor ensures that high resolution images are processed quickly with high definition and a smooth and subtle graduation of color delivering an image size of approximately 35/45 mp in raw/tiff files. This latest technology meets the strictest standards and requirements of professionals and enthusiast photographers for all types of photography.
- Tech Specs
SPECIFICATIONS Format Interchangeable lens SLR Camera Storage Media Compact Flash (Type I, UDMA compatible) Image Sensor Size 23.5mm x 15.7mm Lens Mount SIGMA SA bayonet mount Compatible Lenses SIGMA SA mount interchangeable lenses Angle of View Equivalent to approx 1.5x the focal length of the lens (for 35mm cameras) Image Sensor Foveon X3® direct image sensor (CMOS) Number of Pixels Total Pixels 48 MP (4,800x3,200x3 layers) Aspect Ratio 3 : 2 Still Image Format Exif 2.3, DCF2.0 Image Recording Format Lossless compression RAW data (12-bit, High, Medium, Low), JPEG (High, Medium, Low) Capture File Size RAW High Approx 45 MB (4704x3136x3) Medium Approx 24 MB (3264x2176x3) Low Approx 12 MB (2336x1568x3) JPEG High Fine: Approx 10 MB (4704x3136)
Normal: Approx 5.6 MB (4704x3136)
Basic: Approx 4.3 MB (4704s3136)
Medium Fine: Approx 5 MB (3264x2176)
Normal: Approx 2.7 MB (3264x2176)
Basic: Approx 2 MB (3264x2176)
Low Fine: Approx 2.5 MB (2336x1568)
Normal: Approx 1.4 MB (2336x1568)
Basic: Approx 1 MB (2336x1568)
Continuous shooting speed High: 5 frames/sec, Medium: 6 frames/sec, Low: 6 frames/sec Continuous Buffer High: Max 7 frames, Medium: Max 14 frames, Low: Max 14 frames Interface USB (USB2.0), Video Out (NTSC/PAL) White Balance 8 types (Auto, Sunlight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash and Custom) Color Mode 7 types (Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Portrait, Landscape, B&W, Sepia) Viewfinder Pentaprism SLR viewfinder Viewfinder Frame Coverage 98% vertical, 98% horizontal Viewfinder Magnification 0.95 x (50mm F1.4-infinity) Eye point 18mm Diopter Adjustment Range -3dpt to + 1.5dpt Auto Focus Type TTL phase difference detection system AF Operating Range EV 0 to +18 (ISO100) Focus Mode Single AF, Continuous AF (with AF motion prediction function), Manual AF Point Selection Automatic Selection, Manual Selection Metering Systems 77 segment Evaluative Metering, Spot Metering, Center Metering, Center-Weighted Average Metering Metering Range EV 1 to 20 (50mm F1.4 ISO100) Exposure Control System (P) Program AE (Program Shift is possible), (S) Shutter Speed Priority AE, (A) Aperture Priority AE, (M) Manual ISO Sensitivity ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Exposure Compensation ±3EV (in 1/3 steps) Auto Bracketing Three or Five frames (in 1/3 steps, Appropriate Exposure- Under Exposure- Over Exposure) Shutter Type Electronically controlled focal plane shutter Shutter Speed 1/8000 – 30 sec. + bulb (up to 30 sec., with Extended Mode: 2min.) External Flash Synchronization Hot shoe (contact X synchronization at 1/180 sec. or less, with dedicated flash linking contact) Built-in flash Manual Pop up Built-in Flash, GN11 (17mm lens angle covered) LCD Monitor Type: TFT color 3.0” LCD monitor, LCD pixels approx.: 460,000 Reviewing Images Single frame display, Multi display [9 frames], Zoom, Slide Show LCD Monitor Language Japanese, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, Russian Power Source Li-ion Battery Pack BP-21, Battery Charger BC-21, AC adapter SAC-4(optional) Dimensions 145.5mm/5.7"(W) X113.5mm/4.4"(H) X 80.0mm/3.1"(D) Weight 700g/24.7oz (without batteries and card) SD15 Accessories Li-Ion Battery Pack BP-21, Battery charge BC-21, USB Cable, Video Cable, Neck Strap, Eye Cap, Body Cap, Eyepiece Cap, SIGMA Photo Pro Disc, SD1 Instruction Manual * Product external appearance, specification, etc. may change without notice to allow for improvements.