Sony DSC-S750 Review
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Features & Controls
The Cyber-shot S750 features a Sony 3x 5.8 - 17.4mm (35 to 105mm equivalent) zoom lens. The aperture range is from f2.8 (wide) - f9.7 (tele). It is constructed of 6 elements in 5 groups with 3 Aspheric elements. When powered down, the lens retracts into the body and is protected by a built-in shutter, no lens cap is necessary.
The 5 Area Multi-point contrast detection autofocus system has a minimum focus range of 19.7 in. (50cm) -
infinity. Unlike most Sony Cyber-shot models, the DSC-S750 is Not equipped with a low-light AF-assist
The built-in flash has modes for: Auto, Forced On, Forced Off and Slow-sync, with Red-Eye reduction. The
working range at ISO Auto: 1.6 - 11.5 ft. (0.5 - 3.5m) Wide / 1.6 - 6.6 ft (0.5 - 2.0m) Telephoto.
The high resolution 2.5-inch color LCD has 115,000 pixels and can be used for preview, review and accessing the camera's menu system. The monitor can display a real-time histogram in record mode if desired.
Controls on the back:
The Zoom lens control for Wide and Telephoto - also functions as Index and Magnify when in review mode. The
Mode Dial has positions for: AUTO, Program AE, Movie, Snow, Beach, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Landscape,
Soft Snap, and High ISO. The MENU button calls up and dismisses menu screens. The 4-WAY CONTROLLER is for
navigating menus, changing settings and selecting playback images. The center button accepts menu selections.
In record mode the 4-way buttons are used for: "Up" controls the amount of info on the LCD as well as turns
it on/off. "Right" changes flash modes, "Down" enable self-timer, and "Left" is for Macro focus mode. Along
the bottom is the Playback mode button and the image size button, which also acts as the delete function in
On top you can see the built-in microphone, Power on/off button, and shutter release.
The Multi-connector I/O port is located on the bottom of the camera, and when connected to the supplied
cable, provides an A/V output (video is NTSC or PAL, audio is monaural) and a USB 2.0 (high
speed and PictBridge compatible) data port.
The S750 stores its data on ~22MB of internal memory and optional Memory Stick Duo and Memory
Stick Duo PRO Cards up to 8GB. Memory Stick PRO media is required for capturing the
MPEG "VX" Fine mode 30fps motion video clips.
The S750 is powered by a Sony Lithium-Ion NP-BK1 3.6V, 3.4Wh (970 mAh) battery pack. Sony claims with a full charge, this pack can power the S750 for up to 280 shots (CIPA Standard). This pack is charged in the handy BC-CSK charger. It features folds away prongs, which is great for traveling and easy storage.
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