Sony | alpha DSLR-A230L | User's Manual | Sony alpha DSLR-A230L User's Manual

United Kingdom
DSLR-A230L
This document was created on
08-Sep-2009
http://www.sony.co.uk
Very light, compact, easy-to-use Digital Single Lens Reflex (D-SLR) camera with
Standard Zoom Lens (DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM). 10.2 megapixels, SteadyShot
INSIDE, HD output, 2.7" LCD and on-screen help guide.
Features
Please be aware that the features/specifications can differ from country to country.
• Compact, stylish new body design - light and easy to carry for day trips,
holidays and weekends away
• High resolution 10.2 effective megapixel CCD sensor and BIONZ
processor for superbly detailed, low noise images with rich tones and
vibrant colour
• On-screen Graphic Display for easier operation: shows effect of selected
shutter speed and aperture
• SteadyShot INSIDE image stabilization cuts camera-shake during
handheld shooting - works with any α lens
• Six Scene Selection Modes with on-screen Help Guide: instantly adjusts
camera settings to suit any subject
• High sensitivity up to ISO 3200 plus high-ISO noise reduction for naturallooking images with superb colours, even in low light
• Full-resolution continuous shooting at up to 2.5 fps
• Crisp, high contrast 2.7-inch Clear Photo LCD with wide viewing angle for
bright, detailed view of your shots
• 9-point centre cross AF with EyeStart® activation for fast, accurate
focusing
• D-Range Optimizer with Advanced mode adjusts brightness and contrast
for beautifully-exposed backlit scenes
• Self-timer drive mode shoots burst of 3 or 5 frames: cuts risk of subject
blinking in portraits and groups shots
• HDMI output for display on HD TV (requires optional cable). PhotoTV HD
enhances still image viewing on compatible BRAVIA TV
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Useful Links
Product support
http://www.sony.co.uk
• BRAVIA Sync for control of camera playback functions via BRAVIA TV's
remote
• Picture Motion Browser software simplifies image management, searches
and viewing on PC
Technical
specifications
Lens Mount
Sony α mount
YES
Compatibility with A-Mount bayonet lenses from
Minolta and Konica Minolta
YES
Lens Compatibility
All types of Sony α lenses
YES
Minolta & Konica Minolta α/MAXXUM/DYNAX lenses
YES
Image Sensory
Image sensor type
CCD Sensor
Image sensor colour filter
R, G, B, Primary color
Size (mm)
23.6 x 15.8 (APS-C size)
Camera
Total sensor Pixels (megapixels)
Approx. 10.8
Effective Pixels (megapixels)
Approx. 10.2
Automatic White Balance
YES
White balance: preset selection
Daylight, Shade, Cloudy,
Tungsten,
Fluorescent,
Flash
White balance: custom setting
YES
White balance: types of color temperature
NO
White balance bracketing
NO
ISO Sensitivity Setting
ISO100 - 3200 equivalent
SteadyShot INSIDE
System: Sensor-shift mechanism
YES
SteadyShot INSIDE scale (in viewfinder)
YES
Camera-Shake warning (in viewfinder)
YES
SteadyShot INSIDE capability
Approximately 2.5 EV 3.5 EV decrease in shutter
speed (varies according
to shooting conditions and
lens used)
SteadyShot INSIDE compatibility
All Sony DSLR lenses and
A-Mount bayonet lenses
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from Minolta and Konica
Minolta
*SteadyShot INSIDE was previously known as Super
SteadyShot
Anti-Dust
Double anti dust system (anti-static coating and CCD
shift mechanism)
YES
Auto Focus System
TTL phase-detection system
YES
Sensor
9 points with centre cross
sensor
Sensitivity Range (at ISO 100 equivalent); EV
0 - 18
Eye Start AF System (on off selectable)
YES
AF Area: Wide focus area
YES (auto with 9 areas)
AF Area: Spot
YES (center cross sensor)
AF Area: Local focus area selection
YES (9 local areas)
AF Modes
Continuous, Single Shot,
Automatic, Manual Focus
Predictive Focus Control
YES (with moving subjects
in AF-A and AF-C)
Focus Lock
YES
AF Illuminator
YES (with built-in flash)
AF Illuminator range (meters)
5
Auto Exposure System
Light metering type
TTL
Light metering cell
40-segment honeycombpattern SPC
Light metering: Multi segment
YES
Light metering: Spot
YES
Light metering: Center weighted
YES
Exposure: Automatic
YES
Exposure: Program Auto
YES
Exposure: Shutter priority
YES
Exposure: Aperture priority
YES
Exposure: Manual
YES
Exposure: Scene selection
YES
AE Lock
NO
Exposure compensation
YES (+/-2.0 EV, 0.3 EV
step)
AE Bracketing
With 0.3 EV / 0.7 EV
increments, 3 frames; (in
"Drive mode setting")
Shutter
Type
3
Electronically-controlled,
vertical-traverse,
focalplane type
Shutter Speed Range (seconds)
1/4000 - 30 and bulb
Flash Sync Speed (With Super Steady Shoot Off);
second
1/160
Flash Sync Speed (With Super Steady Shoot On);
second
1/160
Flash
Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in meters at ISO 100)
10
Flash Metering System
ADI / Pre-flash TTL flash
metering
Flash Compensation
+/-2.0 EV (0.3EV steps
selectable)
Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds)
4
Flash Mode
Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow
sync, Rear flash sync.
High
Speed
sync.
with optional compatible
accessory flash
Wireless flash mode
YES
(with
compatible
flash)
Slow Synchronization
YES
Red-Eye Reduction
YES
Flash Popup
YES
Automatic Flash
YES (with AUTO and
Scene selection mode)
optional
accessory
Viewfinder
Type
Fixed eye-level system
with roof mirror type
Focusing Screen
Spherical Acute Matte
Field of View (%)
95
Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity)
0.83x
Eye Relief
Approx. 16.5mm from the
eyepiece lens
Diopter Adjustment
-2.5 to +1.0 diopter
Live View
Type
NO
Other
NO
LCD screen
Screen Size (inches)
2.7
Monitor Type
Clear Photo LCD Plus
LCD Total Dot Number
230.400
LCD on/off
YES
4
Brightness adjustable
YES
Tilting screen
NO
Recording
Drive Mode
Single-frame
advance,
Continuous advance, 10
seconds and 2 seconds
Self-timer,
Self-timer
Continuous, Continuousadvance AE bracketing,
Remote commander
Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second
at maximum)
Max.2.5 fps (approx.)
Number of Continuous Advance
JPEG (L size, Fine): Until
memory card is full, RAW:
6 images, RAW+JPEG: 3
images
Recording Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo™/
Memory Stick PRO-HG
Duo™/ Memory Stick
PRO-HG Duo™ HX/ SD
memory
card/
SDHC
memory card
Recording Format
JPEG, RAW, RAW+JPEG,
16:9 selectable
RAW (pixels)
3872 x 2592
Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)
3872 x 2592 (10M)
Image Size M (pixels)
2896 x 1936 (5.6M)
Image Size S (pixels)
1920 x 1280 (2.5M)
Still Image quality
RAW,
Standard
(JPEG)
Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR)
On/Off, available at shutter
speeds longer than 1
second
Noise Reduction (High ISO NR)
On/Off, available at the
ISO set to 1600 or above
Delete Function
Single, multiple,
frames in a folder
Color Space (sRGB)
YES
Color Space (Adobe RGB)
YES
Color mode/DEC/Creative styles
Standard, Vivid, Portrait,
Landscape, Night view,
Sunset, B/W, AdobeRGB
Dynamic Range Optimizer
Off, Standard / Advanced
Date/Time Print
With PictBridge
RAW+JPEG,
(JPEG), Fine
or
all
Playback/Edit
Information Display
YES
White/Black Out Alert
YES
Index Playback
YES (25, 9, 4 or 5 last
frames filmstrip)
Enlarge (Maximum magnification)
5
L size: 12x, M size: 9.1x, S
size: 6.1x
Image Rotation
YES
Auto Image Rotation
YES
General
Battery Remaining Indicator
YES
InfoLITHIUM Battery Indicator
YES
Histogram Indicator
YES
Exif
2.21
Exif Print
YES
PictBridge
YES
Menu Language
English
/
French
/
German / Spanish / Italian /
Portuguese / Dutch /
Russian / Swedish /
Danish / Norwegian /
Finish / Polish / Czech /
Hungarian
Zone Matching
NO
Depth-of-Field Preview
NO
PRINT Image Matching III
YES
Remote Release Terminal
NO
IR Remote Control
YES (with RMT-DSLR1)
DPOF(Digital Print Order Format)
YES
Indicator of remaining memory space (CF)
YES
Beep Sound
On/Off selectable
File Number Memory
On/Off selectable
Folder Name Mode
Standard and Date
Operating Temperature (degrees C)
0 - 40
Jacks
Video Out
NO
HD/HDMI™ Out
YES,
HDMI™
connector
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
YES
USB Mode
Mass
Storage
connection)
PTP(PictBridge)
Power/Others
Battery System
NP-FH50
Supplied Battery
NP-FH50
Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)
Approx. 510 images
Weight (g)
Approx. 450
Dimensions
Width (mm)
128
6
mini
(PC
/
Height (mm)
97
Depth (mm)
67.5
Accessories
Filters
VF-55MPAM
VF-55CPAM
VF-55NDAM
ALC-SH108
ALC-F55A
ALC-B55
ALC-F55G
NP-FH50
VF-55MPAM
VF-55CPAM
VF-55NDAM
ALC-F55A
ALC-B55
Lens accessories
Batteries & Chargers
Filters
Lens accessories
ALC-SH108
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ALC-F55G
Cases and straps
LCS-AMA
LCS-AMSC30
LCL-90AM
LCS-SC20
LCS-SC5
LCS-TT10
STP-XS1AM
STP-SH2AM
STP-SS2AM
STP-SS3AM
STP-SB1AM
STP-SB2AM
STP-GB1AM
HVL-F56AM
HVL-F42AM
Batteries and chargers
NP-FH50
Flashes and lights
HVL-F58AM
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HVL-F36AM
HVL-RLAM
FA-HS1AM
FA-CS1AM
FA-CC1AM
FDA-A1AM
FDA-M1AM
FDA-ECF05
FDA-ECF10
FDA-ECF15
FDA-ECF20
FDA-ECF30
FDA-ECN10
FDA-ECN20
FDA-ECN30
FDA-ECN40
FA-ST1AM
Viewfinder Accessories
Other accessories
RMT-DSLR1
Batteries & Chargers
NP-FH50
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