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Sigma SD1 Digital SLR Special Wood Edition

Sigma SD1 Digital SLR Special Wood Edition - Sigma Germany has announced a new special edition of the Sigma SD1 Digital SLR made with precious wood on the outside.

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Category : Digital SLRs
Product : Sigma SD1 Merrill
Price : £5,237
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Sigma Germany has announced a new special edition of the 46 megapixel Sigma SD1 Digital SLR made with precious wood on the outside, only 10 units will be produced, and they will be available for 9,999 Euros direct from Sigma Germany. Photos at Photoscala show the new Sigma SD1 with a special edition wooden cover for the body. (via 1001noisycameras)

Sigma SD1 Merrill Specifications

Effective Magnification1.5x
Image Sensor
Pixels46Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)4704
Pixels (H)3136
Sensor TypeFoveon X3 CMOS
Sensor SizeAPS-C
Sensor Size (width)24mm
Sensor Size (height)16mm
Aspect Ratio
  • 3:2
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution460k
Touch ScreenNo
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/8000sec
Shutter speeds longest120sec
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Spot
  • ESP Light Metering
  • Centre Spot
ISO sensitivity100 - 6400
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Flash
Exposure Comp+/-3
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting5fps
Movie modeNo
Video Resolution
    Video FPSNo Data
    Stereo SoundNo
    Optical Zoom with VideoNo
    Other Features
    Image StabilisationNo
    USBUSB 2
    Card Type
    • CF1
    File Type
    • RAW
    • JPG
    Power Source
    Battery TypeBP-21 Lithium Ion
    CIPA RatingNo Data
    Box Contents
    Box ContentsLi-ion Battery Pack BP-21, Battery charger BC-21, USB Cable, Video Cable, Neck Strap, Eye Cap, Body Cap, Eyepiece Cap, SIGMA Photo Pro Disc, SD1 Instruction Manual

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    Photographs taken using the Sigma SD1 Merrill

    FreestoneChurch on SundayOver the bridgeVantage pointNatural spanglesEarly morning bluesBlack DragonMénage à troisWeevil weaveNot so.....Beauty and the beastMeadow GrasshopperBrimstone
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    I wooden buy that

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    pulsar69 11 1.6k 6 United Kingdom
    lol nice one
    ** THUD **
    I hear it takes pictures with lovely grain ....


    - R
    Treemendous achievement! Tongue
    So, £4000 for a bit of wood? Damn, it must be precious!!

    I think I'll leaf it alone.
    Do you think Sigma are 'barking' up the wrong tree with this one?
    Looks more like a an extension of a cars wooden dash board. I must be more old fashion then I thought, as I'm still trying to get use to a Red camera body.
    There are trying to carve into the market and whittle away the competition.
    Glynn 9 1.2k 1 England
    This will just sap your money
    Kako 9 151
    Sigma have got to decide where exactly they are going with this, its ok to branch out into other niche markets, but they need to get to the root of the problem. In an attempt to spruce up their range with high cost 'desirables', they risk leaving many customers pineing for the unaffordable.

    Oak-ay not everyone will beech so despondent that they will turn green with ivy, but when one considers the cost there will not be a laurel laurel laughs coming from their ash-en faced supporters. 10,000 euros...thats a log of money in anyones language. Which plank in their marketing department sawed to it that this ever saw the light of day?
    This is a-corny thread isn't it!
    If the resolution is 48,000 px X 32,000 px.... doesn't that make it more like a 15 Megapixel camera, rather than 46? Or am I leaf-ing something out?
    I am sure that it WOOD Float....I want one!!!But I bet it is a veneer over an Ali body, but anyway, It really floats my boat...Wink Chen.
    Leif 10 722
    Should I treet myself? Sigma branching out into furniture, who wood have thought it.

    Sigma must be nuts.
    awful just bloomin awful; yeeeeeuch !

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