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Sony DSC-F828 specifications


Price   US: $ 999 [check / order]
UK: £ 799 [check / order]
Body Material   Magnesium Alloy
CCD effective pixels Click for help 8.0 million
CCD size Click for help 2/3" (8.8 x 6.6 mm - more info)
CCD color filter array Click for help RGBE
Pixel pitch   2.7 µm
A/D Converter   14 bits
Processor   Sony "Real Image Processor"
Images sizes   • 8M: 3264 x 2448 (7.99 million pixels)
• 3:2: 3264 x 2176
• 5M: 2592 x 1944
• 3M: 2048 x 1536
• 1M: 1280 x 960
• VGA: 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h   • 4:3
• 3:2 (only at 3264 x 2176)
Movie clip   • 640 x 480, 30 fps *
• 640 x 480, 16 fps
• 160 x 112, 8 fps
• All with audio, only limited by storage space
* Memory Stick Pro or CF Microdrive Only
Still image file formats Click for help • RAW (stores a JPEG at the same time) *
• TIFF
• JPEG (EXIF 2.2) - Fine, Standard
* Effectively a RAW+JPEG setting
Movie file format   • MPEG-1
Approx. file sizes   • RAW: 16.5 MB + 2.4 MB JPEG (8M FINE)
• 8M TIFF: 22.9 MB
• 8M FINE JPEG: 2.4 MB
• 8M STD JPEG: 1.6 MB
• 5M FINE JPEG: 1.7 MB
• 3M FINE JPEG: 1.1 MB
• 1M FINE JPEG: 0.5 MB
• VGA FINE JPEG: 0.1 MB
* All taken at ISO 100, JPEG sizes will increase with noise / detail
Lens   • 7x optical zoom
• Carl Zeiss T*
• F2.0 - F2.8
• 12 elements in 9 groups
• Rotation 30° down, 70° up
• Lens cap and flower hood included
Zoom wide (W) equiv. Click for help 28 mm
Zoom tele (T) equiv. Click for help 200 mm (7x)
Zoom control   • Mechanically linked
• Zoom ring at front of barrel
Lens Thread   58 mm
Digital zoom Click for help • Precision Digital: 2x (all image sizes)
• Smart: Increases at smaller sizes (max 35x at VGA)
Focus modes   • Auto Focus
• Manual Focus
Auto Focus Modes  

• Single
• Monitor
• Continuous

Auto Focus Areas   • Multi-Point AF (5 area auto select)
• Center AF
• Spot AF (flexible)
AF Illumination lamp Click for help Yes, Hologram AF (laser pattern)
Manual Focus Click for help • Focus by wire
• Focus ring at rear barrel
Normal focus range Click for help 50 cm (19.7 in) - Infinity
Macro focus range Click for help 2 cm (0.8 in) - 50 cm (19.7 in)
Sensitivity equiv. Click for help • Auto (ISO 64 - 200)
• ISO 64
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
Metering Click for help

• Multi-pattern
• Center-Weighted Average
• Spot

Min shutter Click for help • Auto: 1/8 sec
• Program AE: 1 sec
• Aperture Priority: 8 sec
• Shutter Priority: 30 sec
• Manual: 30 sec
Max shutter Click for help • Program AE: 1/3200 sec
• Aperture Priority: 1/2000 sec
• Shutter Priority: 1/2000 sec
• Manual: 1/2000 sec
Shooting Modes   • Auto
• Program AE
• Aperture Priority
• Shutter Priority
• Manual
• Scene mode: Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Landscape, Portrait
• Movie clip
Aperture Priority   • Wide: F2.0, F2.2, F2.5, F2.8, F3.2, F3.5, F4.0, F4.5, F5.6, F6.3, F7.1, F8.0
• Tele: F2.8, F3.2, F3.5, F4.0, F4.5, F5.6, F6.3, F7.1, F8.0
Shutter Priority  

30, 25, 20, 15, 13, 10, 8, 7, 5, 4, 3, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 1/1.3, 1/1.6, 1/2, 1/2.5, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80, 1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000, 1/1250, 1/1600, 1/2000 sec

Manual Exposure   Any combination of aperture and shutter speed above
Exposure Compen. Click for help -2EV to +2EV in 1/3EV steps
AE Lock   Yes, dedicated button
Auto Bracketing Click for help • 3 images
• 0.3, 0.5 or 1.0 EV steps
Noise reduction   • Clear Color
• Luminance NR
• Slow shutter (1/25 sec or slower)
Image Parameters  

• Color mode (Real, Standard)
• Sharpness (+,Normal,-)
• Saturation (+,Normal,-)
• Contrast (+,Normal,-)

Picture Effects   • Off
• Negative Art
• Sepia
• Solarlize
White Balance Click for help • Auto
• Daylight
• Cloudy
• Fluorescent
• Incandescent
• Flash
• Manual
Continuous Click for help • Speed Burst, 2.5 fps, max 7 frames, No LCD review during shooting
• Framing Burst, 2.3 fps, max 7 frames, LCD review
• Multi Burst, 16 images on a single 1 mp frame, custom interval
Built-in Flash   • Pop-up (powered)
• Auto / Manual pop-up
Flash Range (approx.)   Unknown
Flash modes  

• Auto
• Flash On
• Slow Sync
• Flash Off
* Red-eye reduction optional

Flash compensation   • Low
• Normal
• High
Flash metering   Pre-flash TTL metering (flash fires twice)
External flash   • Hot shoe
• ACC terminal
Tripod mount   • Yes, metal
• Base of lens barrel
Self-timer   Yes, 10 sec delay
Remote control   Optional wired
Time-lapse recording   No
Video out   Yes, selectable NTSC / PAL
Storage Click for help • Memory Stick (inc. Select)
• Memory Stick Pro
• Compact Flash Type I/II (supports FAT16 & FAT32)
• IBM Microdrive
• No storage included
Viewfinder Click for help • Electronic Viewfinder with dioptre adjustment
• 0.44" TFT LCD
• 235,000 pixels
LCD Click for help • 1.8" TFT LCD
• 134,000 pixels
• Anti-reflective coating
Playback zoom   Yes, 2.0 - 5.0x
Connectivity Click for help • USB 2.0 (HiSpeed)
• DC-IN
• A/V Out
Power Click for help • Lithium-Ion InfoLithium NP-FM50 (1200 mAh)
• Supplied AC-L15 adapter / charger
Weight (inc. battery)   906 g (2.0 lb)
Dimensions (inc. grip)   134 x 91 x 156 mm (5.3 x 3.6 x 6.1 in)
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creance

The memory stick I need for this DCS-F828 is about 13/15" X 1/8"....larger than those on the market today.

tom

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creance

I have an older version of the DSC-F828 but cannot find a memory stick to fit it....would anyone know where I could get one?

Thanks Tom

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