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Sigma SD1 Merrill review

Now a fraction of its original price, but is a revolutionary sensor enough?

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Product Type
Digital SLR Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Touchscreen
No
Effective Camera Resolution
46 Megapixel
GPS
No
USB
Yes
Image Stabilization
No
Digital Zoom
No
Brand Name
Sigma
Durability
Weather Proof, Splash Proof
Features
Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Viewfinder Type
SLR
Weight (Approximate)
700 g
Maximum Image Resolution
4704 x 3136
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
Total Camera Resolution
48 Megapixel
HDMI
No
Camera Assembly
Body Only
Battery Model Supported
BP-21
Memory Card Supported
CompactFlash (CF) Card
Height
113.5 mm
Width
145.5 mm
Depth
80 mm
Autofocus Points
11
Image Formats
JPEG, RAW, TIFF
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Sigma Corporation
Product Model
SD1
Product Name
SD1 Merrill Digital SLR Camera
Manufacturer Part Number
C26900
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sigma-imaging-uk.com
Marketing Information

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.

Display Resolution
460000 Pixel

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