Sony Alpha 350

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Sony α350
Sony a 350 with 18-70 kitlens.JPG
Overview
TypeDigital single-lens reflex camera
Lens
Lensinterchangeable, Sony α / Konica Minolta A mount
Sensor/medium
Sensor23,5 mm × 15,7 mm, 14.2 effective megapixels CCD
Maximum resolution4592 × 3056 pixels
ASA/ISO rangeAuto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
StorageCompactFlash I/II, Memory Stick PRO Duo (with adapter), Microdrive
Exposure/metering
Exposure metering40-segment honeycomb-pattern
Metering modesMulti-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash
FlashManual Pop-up: Auto, Fill-flash, Slow sync., Rear flash sync, Wireless off camera flash
Shutter
Shutterelectronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane Shutter
Shutter speed range30–1/4000 sec, with Bulb, 1/160 sec X-sync
Continuous shooting2.44 Frames Per Second
Viewfinder
ViewfinderFixed eye-level penta-Dach-mirror, 0.95 Field of View, Diopter Adjustment -3.0 to + 1.0
Image processing
Custom WBAuto, daylight, shade, cloudy, Tungsten, fluorescent, flash, color temperature, custom
WB bracketing3 frames
General
Rear LCD monitor230k pixel 2.7-inch TFT LCD
Battery7.2 V, 1650 mAh (Sony NP-FM500H)
Weight582 g (20.5 oz) without battery and memorycard, 682 g (24.1 oz) with lens, battery and card.
Made inJapan

The Sony α 350 (DSLR-A350) is a digital single-lens reflex camera (DSLR) marketed by Sony, being replaced from 2009 by the similarly specified Sony α 380. It features live view and body-integrated image stabilization.

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The Sony α 350 was introduced in Japan in March 2008. It has a 14.2 megapixel CCD sensor, the second highest pixel count for an APS-C format DSLR at the time of its launch, marginally exceeded by the Pentax K20D CMOS sensor.

The Live View is provided by a secondary low resolution video sensor placed in the mirror-prism housing to provide a view of the focusing screen, which allows retention of phase contrast autofocus. Live View is mechanically switched via a moving mirror surface. When Live View is active, the normal exposure metering is replaced by metering from the LV image itself offering many more zones or points, along with more accurate white balance. This system is shared with the Sony Alpha 300, a 10.2 megapixel variant.[1]

Sideview of the α 350 with liveview screen

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sony α DSLR-A300K specifications". Sony. 2009. Retrieved 28 March 2009.

External links[edit]

Media related to Sony DSLR-A350 at Wikimedia Commons

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