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Minolta DiMAGE EX 1500 Zoom

Announced Aug 31, 1998 •
1 megapixels | 2 screen | 38 – 115 mm (3×)
Body type
Body type Compact
Max resolution 1344 x 1008
Other resolutions 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3
Effective pixels 1 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 2 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2" (6.4 x 4.8 mm)
Sensor type CCD
ISO 125
White balance presets 3
Custom white balance No
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Super fine, Fine, Standard, Economy
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 38–115 mm
Optical zoom 3×
Maximum aperture F3.5–5.6
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom No
Manual focus No
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69)
Macro focus range 35 cm (13.78)
Screen / viewfinder
Screen size 2
Screen dots 110,000
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (tunnel)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 2 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 11.00 m (F3.5 ISO 125)
External flash Yes (hot-shoe)
Flash modes Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Red-eye-fill-in, Off
Continuous drive 3.5 fps
Self-timer Yes (10 sec)
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Storage types Compact Flash
Storage included 8 MB CompactFlash
Remote control No
Environmentally sealed No
Battery AA
Battery description AA (4) batteries (NiMH recommended)
Weight (inc. batteries) 380 g (0.84 lb / 13.40 oz)
Dimensions 128 x 68 x 59 mm (5.04 x 2.68 x 2.32)
Other features
Orientation sensor No
Timelapse recording Yes (- 1s - 9hours)
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