- Mega Pixel Digital Still Camera: The DSC-F505 features a
high performance 1/2" Super HAD CCD with over 2 million pixels.
This will capture professional looking still images with excellent
picture clarity and true to life color reproduction.
- Super HAD CCD: High quality Super HAD design CCD imager
that reduces noise in the imager to improve signal-to-noise ratio
for better overall image quality. Particularly effective when
shooting black objects or in dark situations.
- Uses Memory Stick digital data storage: The new standard
for storage and transfer media. Smaller than a stick of chewing gum,
Memory Stick digital data storage has many times the capacity of a
standard 3.5" floppy disk, while providing the ability to
interface with and between a potentially endless array of
audio/video and computer products. With Memory Stick digital data
storage, you can even transfer information, such as data, text,
images and graphics without ever using a PC, using products such as
the Sony CyberframeTM PHD-A55 digital
photo frame or the DPP-MS300 Memory Stick Printer. Memory Stick
storage media is currently available in 8, 16 and 32 MB capacities,
with 64MB available fall '99.
- High Quality UXGA high resolution: The DSC-F505 will
capture still images with UXGA ultra high quality resolution (up to
1600 x 1200), which is professional quality for printing photos from
- 5X Optical/10X Precision Digital Zoom: Helps bring the
action close up from far away. Improved interpolation technology
means that digital zooming is cleaner and clearer than ever before,
with less blocking and distortion than most other types of digital
- Professional Quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar Lens: A
professional quality precision lens that uses a unique lens coating
that reduces glare and flaring, while providing improvement in
detail and contrast.
- 2" Hybrid LCD Monitor with Brightness Control (122
Pixels): A Hybrid system consisting of a transmissive LCD
combined with a reflective LCD. By turning the backlight off, the
LCD will capture more ambient light allowing you to reduce power
consumption by 20%. This will save on battery power, and help
prevent LCD "wash-out" even in difficult lighting
- MPEG Movie Mode allows you to capture video and audio onto
Sony's Memory Stick digital storage media for input onto your
computer. Use the Video Mail mode to record video and audio at 160 x
112 resolution for fast and easy downloads over the internet, or use
the Presentation mode at 320 x 240 to add to your computer
presentations or playback on your television at home or office.
- Voice Memo Mode: Add narration to still images for e-mail
or presentations, even play them back on your television.
- Slide Show Mode: Create a slide show of your favorite
images on Memory Stick storage media and use the video out to
playback automatically on your television.
- High Speed Scan Auto Focus with Auto Macro capability: Sony's
new Auto Focus technology delivers the highest level of focusing
accuracy. This high-speed system insures that your pictures are
sharp and clear. For extra close-ups, auto macro allows the camera
to focus sharply within 4" of the subject.
- Audio/Video output (PAL/NTSC Switchable): Audio/Video
output allow for easy viewing of images and MPEG movies on any
television with standard video inputs. PAL/NTSC (selected in menu
system) allows for viewing even while travelling abroad.
- InfoLithium Battery with AccuPower Meter: The DSC-F505 uses
a rechargeable InfoLithium battery with virtually no memory effect
(NP-FS11). The AccuPower feature continuously displays the amount of
power remaining, in minutes, in the LCD display.
- White Balance (Auto/Indoor/Outdoor/One Push): Flexible
for every shooting situation to assure accurate color. Choose from
preset Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, or Hold White Balance control.
- Playback Zoom with Crop and Save Feature: Edit images
during playback by zooming in and cropping the original 1600 x 1200
image. Use the control button to move and search the entire area of
the picture to select a portion to crop. The newly cropped portion
is then saved as it's own VGA image file, while retaining the
original UXGA file.
- USB Interface: For fast, easy connection to PC with one of
today's most popular and convenient interface standards. USB
connection cable supplied.
- RS-232C Serial Interface: Connect through virtually any PC
via the RS-232C serial interface with the supplied serial cable.
Picture Gear software is included to increase flexibility by
offering basic manipulation and image catalog features.
- Intelligent Flash: Improved Intelligent Flash provides the
perfect amount of flash for optimum brightness and color accuracy in
any lighting conditions.
1/4" x 2 1/2" x 5 3/8"
- Image Device 1/2" Super HAD CCD, 2,110K Pixels (gross)
- Recording Media Memory Stick Digital Data Storage
- Lens/Optical Zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar/5X
- Digital Zoom 10X
- F 2.8-3.3
- Focal Length (f) 7.1-35.5mm
- 35mm Conversion (f) 38-190mm
- Rotating Lens (degrees) up 90°/down 50°
- Filter Diameter 52mm
- Program AE 6 mode (Shutter Priority, Iris Priority,
Twilight, Twilight +, Landscape, Panfocus)
- Exposure Control ±1.5 EV
- White Balance Auto/Manual: Indoor/Outdoor/One Push
- Shutter Speed Auto/Shutter Speed Priority 1/8 - 1/725 (12
- Picture Effects 4 mode (Solarization, Black & White,
Sepia, Negative Art)
- Flash Intelligent
- Flash Setting Menu (High/Standard/Low)
- Self-Timer Yes
- Delete/Protect Yes
- Beep/Shutter Sound Yes
- Date/Time Stamp Yes
- Disk/Battery Remaining Indicator Yes
- Quality Setting Standard/Fine
- Audio/Video Out Yes (PAL/NTSC Switchable)
- Serial Connection Yes (RS-232C Cable Supplied)
- Universal Serial Bus Yes (USB Interface Cable Supplied)
- Auto Focus High Speed Scan Auto Focus/Macro Focus
- Storage Format Memory Stick Digital Data Storage Media
- File Format JPEG, MPEG
- Image Size UXGA (1600 x 1200), XGA (1024 x 768), VGA (640 x
- LCD 2" Hybrid Transmissive/Reflective
- Microphone Yes, Built-In (Mono)
- Speaker Yes, Built-In (Mono) with Volume Control
- Battery NP-FS11 InfoLithium® Battery
- Power Consumption 3.3W
- Software (supplied) Picture Gear 3.2 Lite, USB Drivers
- Weight: 1