SIGMA DP2 MERRILL 30MM 46MP

Stunning Images in a compact Digital
Compact
Travel, Landscape, Wedding & Events, Portrait, Family, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Action, Specialty
  • Foveon X3 46 megapixel sensor
  • Exclusive fixed 30mm F2.8 lens
  • Accessories included: refer below
Qty limit
3.00
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This product is discontinued.
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Overview

The Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor uses technology that was originally developed by Dick Merrill, a brilliant engineer and talented photographer who died in 2008. Working along imaging innovators Carver Mead and Dick Lyon, Merrill tapped into his passion for electronics to build an innovative pixel structure that uniquely demonstrated the ability to capture RGB information in each pixel location. This revolutionary discovery led the Foveon team to the development of the X3 Direct Image Sensor and, ultimately, to the creation of some of the most vibrantly colored and detailed imagery the photography industry has ever seen.

Unlike the SD1, which is a DSLR that utilizes Sigma’s extensive lineup of camera lenses, the DP1 Merrill and DP2 Merrill each boast exclusively-designed, high-performance fixed lenses. The DP2 Merrill offers a 30mm F2.8 lens, which is the equivalent to a 45mm lens on a 35mm camera. The camera is compact and lightweight, and include “F” Low Dispersion (FLD) glass to correct abberations and Super Multi Layer Coating to reduce flare and ghosting. With the 46-megapixel, full-color Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor, the new DP cameras capture all primary RGB colors at each pixel location with three layers, which results in incredibly detailed images with a three-dimensional feel.

Accessories included with the DP2 Merrill:

  • Lens Cap (on the camera)
  • Hot Shoe Cover (on the camera) 
  • Strap 
  • Li-ion Battery BP-41 (2 pieces) 
  • Battery Charger BC-41 (It is included only when the type of Battery charger is “Inlet” type.) 
  • USB Cable 
  • Audio Video Cable 
  • SIGMA Photo Pro Disc 
  • Instruction Manual 
  • Limited Warranty 
  • Warranty Sticker
Tech Specs
SIGMA DP2 Merrill : Major Specifications
Image Sensor
Foveon X3® direct image sensor (CMOS)
Image Size
23.5×15.7mm
Number of Pixels
Total Pixels: 48MP
Effective Pixels: 46MP(4,800×3,200×3)
Aspect Ratio
3:2
Focal Length
30mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Format
Approx. 45mm
Maximum Aperture
F2.8
Number of Diaphragm Blades 9
9 Blades
Lens Construction
8 Elements in 6 Groups
Minimum Focusing Distance
28cm
Maximum Magnification Shooting
1:7.6
Storage Media
SD Card / Compatible with SDHC, Multi Media Card
Recording Mode
Lossless compression RAW data (12-bit, High, Medium, Low), JPEG (High, Medium, Low), RAW+JPEG, Movie (motion jpeg), Voice memo to still images (10sec.)
 
 
File Size / Still
 
RAW
High
4,704×3,136×3 (Approx. 45MB)
Medium
3,264×2,176×3 (Approx. 24MB)
Low
2,336×1,568×3 (Approx. 12MB
 
 
 
JPEG
 
High
Fine 4,704×3,136 (Approx. 10MB)
High Normal 4,704×3,136 (Approx. 5.6MB)
Basic 4,704×3,136 (Approx. 4.2MB)
Medium
Fine 3,264×2,176 (Approx. 5MB)
Medium Normal 3,264×2,176 (Approx. 2.7MB)
Basic 3,264×2,176 (Approx. 2MB)
Low
Fine 2,336×1,568 (Approx. 2.5MB)
Normal 2,336×1,568 (Approx. 1.4MB)
Basic 2,336×1,568 (Approx. 1MB)
File Size / Movie
VGA:640×480 (30Frames Per Second)
White Balance
8 types (Auto, Daylight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom)
Color Mode
7 types (Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Portrait, Landscape, B&W, Sepia)
Auto Focus Type
Contrast Detection Type
AF Point
9-Points
AF Point Selection
Automatic selection, Manual Selection
Focus Lock
Shutter release halfway-down position, AE lock button
Manual Focus
Ring Type
Metering Systems
Evaluative Metering, Center-Weighted Average Metaring, Spot Metering
Exposure Control System
(P) Program AE (Program Shift is possible), (S) Shutter Speed Priority AE, (A) Aperture Priority AE, (M) Manual
Exposure Compensation
±3EV Appropriate Exposure (in 1/3 stop increments)
AE Lock
AE lock button
Auto Bracketing
With 3 flames bracketing:1/3EV Steps Up to ±3EV
Drive Mode
Single, Continuous, Self-Timer (2sec. / 10sec.), Interval Timer
Type
TFT color LCD monitor
Monitor Size
3.0 inches
LCD Pixels
Approx. 920,000 Pixels
LCD Monitor Language
English / Japanese / German / French / Spanish / Italian / Chinese (Simplified) / Korean / Russian / Chinese (Traditional) / Nederlands / Polski / Português / Dansk / Svenska / Norsk / Suomi
PC / IF
USB (USB2.0)
Power
Li-ion Battery Pack BP-41, Battery Charger BC-41
Dimensions
(W) 121.5mm / 4.8"
(H) 66.7mm / 2.6"
(D) 59.2mm / 2.3"
Weight
330g / 11.6oz. (without batteries)
Accessories

Accessories