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Sigma DP1 Merrill And Sigma DP2 Merrill Compact Cameras

Sigma DP1 Merrill And Sigma DP2 Merrill Compact Cameras - Sigma release two compact digital cameras with a 46MP APS-C size image sensor.

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SIGMA DP1 Merrill and SIGMA DP2 Merrill

Sigma's new compact cameras feature a 46 megapixel FOVEON X3 direct image sensor, while the manual focus ring and custom QS (Quick Set) mode improve the user interface.

Sigma DP Merrill series features:

  • 46 megapixel Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor
  • Dual TRUE II Image Processing Engine
  • Exclusively designed high performance lenses
  • Lens mounted manual focus ring
The Merrill DP1 features a 19mm f/2.8 lens, equivalent to 28mm on a 35mm SLR camera, and the DP2 Merrill has a 30mm f/2.8 lens, equivalent to 45mm on a 35mm SLR camera. Both have a Super Multi Layer Coating that reduces flare and ghosting and the superior telecentric optical design improves image quality throughout the frame by passing on information about subjects to the sensor. Both models have a 3.0 inch TFT colour monitor with approximately 920,000 pixel resolution and are equipped with hot shoes.

Manual Focus is available for use when autofocus or focus lock is not desired. It is possible to use the focus ring for focusing just like an SLR camera. It is also possible to magnify the display to ensure precise focusing.

The custom quick set menu and command dial are incorporated to improve usability. The diaphragm, shutter speed and menu can be changed quickly using the command dial. The Quick Set (QS) menu which consists of the most commonly used functions can be easily displayed by pressing the QS button. It allows photographers to change the menu content and the order depending on their preferences.

Movies can be recorded with VGA (640×480) size and the camera can shoot at 30 framers per second.

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Sigma DP1 Merrill Specifications

ManufacturerSigma
Lens
Max Aperturef/2.8
35mm equivalent28mm
Optical Zoom0x
Image Sensor
CCD pixels48Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)4704
Pixels (H)3136
Sensor TypeFoveon X3 CMOS
Sensor SizeAPS-C
Sensor Size (width)23.5mm
Sensor Size (height)15.7mm
Aspect Ratio
  • 3:2
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution920,000 dots
Touch ScreenNo
Focusing
Min Focus20cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/2000sec
Shutter speeds longest30sec
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Spot
  • ESP Light Metering
ISO sensitivity100 - 6400
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Flash
Exposure CompNo Data
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting4fps
Video
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS30
Stereo SoundNo
Optical Zoom with VideoNo
Other Features
Image StabilisationNo
Interface
HDMINo
USBUSB 2
Wi-FiNo
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeLi–ion Battery Pack BP-41
CIPA RatingNo Data
Box Contents
Box ContentsDP1 Merrill, Lens Cap, Hot Shoe, Strap, Lithium-Ion battery (x2), Battery Charger, Cable, USB cable, AV cable, Manual, Warranty card
Dimensions
Weight340g
Width121.5mm
Height66.7mm
Depth64.3mm

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Sigma DP2 Merrill Specifications

ManufacturerSigma
Lens
Max Aperturef/2.8
35mm equivalent45mm
Optical Zoom0x
Image Sensor
CCD pixels48Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)4704
Pixels (H)3136
Sensor TypeFoveon X3 CMOS
Sensor SizeAPS-C
Sensor Size (width)23.5mm
Sensor Size (height)15.7mm
Aspect Ratio
  • 3:2
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution920,000 dots
Touch ScreenNo
Focusing
Min Focus28cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
  • Spot
  • Multi
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/2000sec
Shutter speeds longest30sec
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Spot
  • ESP Light Metering
ISO sensitivity100 - 6400
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Flash
Exposure CompNo Data
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting4fps
Video
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS30
Stereo SoundNo
Optical Zoom with VideoNo
Other Features
Image StabilisationNo
Interface
HDMINo
USBUSB 2
Wi-FiNo
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeLi–ion Battery Pack BP-41,
CIPA RatingNo Data
Box Contents
Box ContentsNo Data
Dimensions
Weight340g
Width121.5mm
Height66.7mm
Depth59.2mm

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