Sony Mavica CD500 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Introduction & Physical Views
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The CD500 also features the Sony-exclusive Hologram AF laser assisted focusing system that was made famous on the Cyber-shot F707. To insure accurate focus in low or no light the camera uses a safe Class 1 laser to project a grid pattern on the subject. In addition to the Hologram AF system, the CD500 has a Five-area Multi-Point auto focus system which displays the selected AF point. The camera automatically selects the AF point or it can be manually selected by the user. Multi-pattern exposure metering uses 49 points in the frame to establish the optimum exposure. A full range of exposure control including Program AE with Shift, Aperture priority, Shutter-speed priority, Full Manual, AE Bracketing and six Scene modes.
Other CD Mavica camera features include the large 2.5-inch, solar-assisted, color LCD monitor that is used for framing and image review. Pre-Flash exposure metering and Auto Daylight Synchro Fill Flash insure the best possible pictures in all sorts of lighting conditions. The world famous Sony InfoLITHIUM rechargeable battery system using the high- capacity NP-FM50 battery pack. A fully charged battery can yield up to 220 shots or a continuous recording time of 110 minutes. The included charger can also be used as an AC power adapter.
Maximizing the benefits of writable CD photography, Sony's CD500 Mavica digital still camera incorporates focus, exposure and archiving features that help make every picture worth keeping. CompactDiscs are easy-to-use, long-lasting, and allow instant archiving of pictures - a lot of pictures. The CD500 Mavica can be used with either the write-once CD-R or the re-writable CD-RW type discs.
Mavica CD500 Features:
The Sony CD500 is available now with a suggested retail price of $699.95.
The MVC-CD500 and the compact Cyber-shot DSC-P8.
The MVC-CD500 compared to a standard CD disc.
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