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Sony Alpha DSLR-A450

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Sony Alpha A450

The Sony Alpha A450 is a digital SLR that has a 23.4 x 15.6 mm APS-C Type CMOS Exmor Sensor, RGB Color Filter Array, built-in fixed low-pass filter, and produces images with up to 14.2 million effective pixels at a maximum size of 4592 x 2576 (L) (with 16:9 / 4:3 aspect ratio). The dSLR supports RAW and JPEG file format and features dust reduction, charge protection coating on low-pass filter, and sensor-shift dust reduction mechanism. It utilizes Sony Alpha lenses (also compatible w…

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Sony Alpha A450

The Sony Alpha A450 is a digital SLR that has a 23.4 x 15.6 mm APS-C Type CMOS Exmor Sensor, RGB Color Filter Array, built-in fixed low-pass filter, and produces images with up to 14.2 million effective pixels at a maximum size of 4592 x 2576 (L) (with 16:9 / 4:3 aspect ratio). The dSLR supports RAW and JPEG file format and features dust reduction, charge protection coating on low-pass filter, and sensor-shift dust reduction mechanism. It utilizes Sony Alpha lenses (also compatible with Minolta and Konica -Minolta AF lenses), and supports technologies such as CCD-Shift 'SteadyShot Inside' system, 2.5 – 3.5 steps in shutter speed, Auto Focus, TTL CCD line sensors (9-points, with center cross sensor), EV 0 to 18 (ISO 100) detection range, predictive focus, Focus Lock and AF area selection (Wide AF area, Spot AF area (center), Focus area selection (any of 9)). Other features on the dSLR are several shooting modes, ISO 200-1600 sensitivity, metering modes, 30 to 1/4000 second shutter speed, white balance adjustments, dynamic range optimizer, and several flash modes. The A450 also sports USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage, Multi-LUN or PTP), DC-IN, remote terminal, AV (Selectable NTSC or PAL) video out and HDMI connectivity. The A450 measures 137 x 104 x 81mm (5.5 x 4.2 x 3.2 in) and weighs 520 g (1.1lb).

Features

The Sony Alpha A450 is a digital SLR that supports 14.2 effective megapixels Exmor™ CMOS sensor with up to 7 fps continuous shooting, Manual Focus Check Live View, Auto HDR, 1,050 shot battery stamina (CIPA measurement) and SteadyShot INSIDE™ technology. The sensor is also supported by Sony’s BIONZ processor, up to ISO 12800 sensitivity which allows users to capture natural handheld images in low light without flash, 95% field of view, Manual Focus Check Live View for optimized previews with full-resolution images on the 6.7cm (2.7”) Clear Photo LCD screen and selectable 7x/14x on-screen image enlargement. The BIONZ image processor enables high-speed continuous shooting at up to 5 frames per second (7 fps in Speed Priority mode (with AF and AE set at start of burst)). The camera also features Auto HDR mode that accommodates bright highlights and dark shadow details in a single frame, SteadyShot INSIDE™ technology that supports up to 4 steps of anti-shake correction, and is powered by a high-capacity battery that allows up to 1,050 shots between charges. Users can save their images on the camera’s Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo and SD/SDHC memory cards (sold separately), or connect the camera to an external HDTV via its PhotoTV HD connectivity and view photos on the big screen. The A450 comes bundled with software such as Image Data Converter SR; Image Data Lightbox SR; and PMB (Picture Motion Browser) for easy image management and accessories such as flashes, carry cases, batteries and chargers, GPS and more.

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