Konica Minolta DiMAGE A200 Review

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DiMAGE A200 Specifications

CCD 2/3-inch interlaced primary-color CCD, total pixels: 8.3 millions
Number of effective pixels Approx. 8.0 million (3350 x 2482)
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 (only for 3264 x 2176 mode)
Image-quality modes RAW+JPEG, RAW, TIFF (uncompressed), Extra-Fine, Fine, Standard
Number of recorded pixels Still images:
3264 x 2448
3264 x 2176 (in 3:2 mode)
2560 x 1920
2080 x 1560
1600 x 1200
640 x 480

Movie clips:
320 x 240 (standard & night movie)
640 x 480 (standard & night movie)
800 x 600 (standard movie)

Lens Konica Minolta GT 7x optical zoom
Focal length: 7.2 - 50.8 mm (35mm equivalent: 28 - 200 mm)
Maximum aperture: f/2.8 - f/3.5
Construction: 16 elements in 13 groups (includes two AD glass elements and two aspheric elements)
Digital zoom 2x
Optical zooming control Manual zooming ring
Autofocus system Video AF. Focus lock available
Autofocus areas Wide focus area, 11 point selectable, Spot focus point
Flex Focus Point control is available with the spot focus point.
Focus modes Autofocus: Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, Full-time AF, Manual focus or Flex Digital Magnifier (FDM), Automatic-magnification
Focusing range (from CCD) 0.5 m / 1.6 feet to infinity
Macro: Wide 30 - 60 cm / 11.8 - 23.6 inch, Telephoto 25 - 60 cm / 9.8 - 23.6 inch
Maximum magnification 0.18x (Equivalent to 0.7x in 35mm format)
Area covered at maximum magnification (approx.):
52 x 39 mm / 2 x 1.5 inch (Telephoto), 283 x 213 mm / 11.1 x 8.4 inch (Wide)
Exposure modes P (Programmed AE) (with program shift), A (Aperture priority), S (Shutter priority), M (Manual)
Metering Multi-segment (256 segments), Center-weighted, Spot (center or with FFP control)
Exposure control range P/ A modes: Wide; Ev -1 - 18, Telephoto; Ev -0.5 - 18
S / M modes: Wide; Ev -2 - 18, Telephoto; Ev -1.5 - 18
Digital Subject Program Portrait, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait/Night View
Shutter CCD electronic shutter / mechanical shutter
Shutter speed range 30- 1/3200 s (30-1/1600 s in S / M modes), Bulb (max. 30 s.)
Camera sensitivity Auto, ISO 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 equivalents
White-balance control Automatic, Preset (Daylight, Tungsten, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Shade, Cloudy, Flash), Custom (2 positions)
Digital Effects Control Color saturation, Contrast compensation, Filter
Exposure compensation ±2 Ev in 1/3 increments
Flash control Automatic and Manual flash control
Flash-sync speeds All shutter speeds
Flash modes Fill-flash, Red-eye reduction, Rear flash sync, Slow sync
Built-in flash range (approx.) Wide: 0.5 - 3.8 m / 1.6 - 12.5 feet,
Telephoto: 0.5 - 3 m / 1.6 - 9.8 feet (Camera sensitivity: auto)
Recycling time 5 seconds (approx.)
Flash compensation ±2 Ev in 1/3 increments
External flashes Auto-flash metering with Program/Maxxum Flash 2500 (D), 3600HS (D), 5600HS (D), Macro Twin Flash 2400,* Macro Ring Flash 1200.* *Macro Flash Controller is necessary.
Viewfinder type TTL Electronic viewfinder (EVF), Automatic monitor amplification, Electronic magnification for manual focusing, 235,000 pixels
Diopter control -5 ~ +2 m - 1
Eye relief 22 mm [from protection glass, in -1 diopter (-1 m - 1)]
LCD Monitor Articulating 11 mm / 0.44 inch TFT liquid crystal microdisplay, 134,000 pixels, Field of view: approx. 100%, Diagonal view angle: approx. 32°
Display format Recording mode: Live image (60 / 30 fps), Grid, Scale, Quick view, Instant playback, Real-time histogram, Various statuses
Playback mode: Single-frame, Index, Enlarged playback, Slide show, Movie, Histogram, Various statuses
Display-mode switch EVF / LCD-monitor
A/D conversion 12 bit
Built-in memory capacity SDRAM 64 MB
File name formats JPEG, TIFF, Motion JPEG (MOV), RAW, DCF 2.0-compliant,
DPOF (supported by printing functions in ver. 1.1), Exif 2.21
Printing output control Exif Print 2.2.1, PRINT Image Matching II, PictBridge
Recording media Type I and Type II CompactFlash cards,
Microdrive (170MB, 340MB, 512MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB)
Color modes Natural (sRGB), Vivid (sRGB), Portrait (sRGB), Embedded Adobe (RGB), B&W
Sharpness setting Three levels (Soft, Normal, Hard)
Continuous-advance modes UHS continuous advance, 10fps (640x480) up to 40 frames
Hi-Speed continuous advance: max. 2.3 fps up to 5 frames
Standard continuous advance: max. 2.0 fps up to 5 frames
White Balance bracketing WB1 (narrow bracket) or WB2 (wide bracket of color temperature)
Exposure bracketing 0.5 / 0.3 increments, number of brackets: 3 frames
Self-timer (approx.) 10 seconds / 2 seconds
Movie recording Mode: Standard movie (640 x 480 / 320 x 240) at 30/15fps
Night movie (640 x 480 / 320 x 240) at 30/15fps,
Standard movie (800 x 600) and Night movie at 15fps
Max. recording time: 15 minutes
Audio Voice memo: 15 seconds monaural audio, File format: WAVE
Exif tag information Date and time, Camera settings (Exposure mode, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure compensation value, Metering method, Flash on / off, Camera sensitivity, White balance setting, Focal length, etc.), Color space
Delete function Single, multiple, or all frames can be deleted
Format function Available (only for quick format)
Data imprinting Year / month / day, Month / day / time, Text, Text and serial numbers
Batteries NP-800 7.2v lithium-ion battery
Battery performance
Capture 260 frames (EVF On, no instant playback, flash used 50% of the time), Continuous playback time: 240 min. (with LCD monitor On)
Operating time (approx.) Start-up time: 1.8 / 1.8 s (in record / playback mode),
Shutter-release time lag: 0.05 s, Capturing interval: 0.9 s
External power source 6V DC (with specified AC adapter AC-1L)
PC interface USB 2.0 Full-Speed (up to 12mbps)
AV output NTSC / PAL
Dimensions (WxHxD) 114 x 80 x 115 mm / 4.49 x 3.15 x 4.53 inches
Weight 505 g / 17.8 ounces without batteries and recording media
Standard accessories Neck Strap NS-DG8000, Lens Cap (49mm) LF-1349, Accessory Shoe Cap SC-10, AV Cable AVC-500, USB Cable USB-3, DiMAGE Viewer, ULEAD Video Studio 8 SE, Lens Shade DLS-3, Lithium-ion Battery NP-800, Wireless Remote Control RC-D1, Lithium-ion Battery Charger BC-900
System requirements IBM PC/AT compatible computers with Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional, Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 98*, or Windows 98 Second Edition* and with a USB port as standard interface.

Apple Macintosh computers with Mac OS 9.0 - 9.2.2, Mac OS X v10.1.3-10.1.5, or v10.2.1 - 10.2.8, v10.3 - 10.3.4 and with a USB port as standard interface.

(Specifications as represented by the manufacturer)

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