Sony Alpha 350
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|Type||Digital single-lens reflex camera|
|Lens||interchangeable, Sony α / Konica Minolta A mount|
|Sensor||23,5 mm × 15,7 mm, 14.2 effective megapixels CCD|
|Maximum resolution||4592 × 3056 pixels|
|ASA/ISO range||Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200|
|Storage||CompactFlash I/II, Memory Stick PRO Duo (with adapter), Microdrive|
|Exposure metering||40-segment honeycomb-pattern|
|Metering modes||Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot|
|Flash||Manual Pop-up: Auto, Fill-flash, Slow sync., Rear flash sync, Wireless off camera flash|
|Shutter||electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane Shutter|
|Shutter speed range||30–1/4000 sec, with Bulb, 1/160 sec X-sync|
|Continuous shooting||2.44 Frames Per Second|
|Viewfinder||Fixed eye-level penta-Dach-mirror, 0.95 Field of View, Diopter Adjustment -3.0 to + 1.0|
|Custom WB||Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, Tungsten, fluorescent, flash, color temperature, custom|
|WB bracketing||3 frames|
|Rear LCD monitor||230k pixel 2.7-inch TFT LCD|
|Battery||7.2 V, 1650 mAh (Sony NP-FM500H)|
|Weight||582 g (20.5 oz) without battery and memorycard, 682 g (24.1 oz) with lens, battery and card.|
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.
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.
- "Sony α DSLR-A300K specifications". Sony. 2009. Retrieved 28 March 2009.
Media related to Sony DSLR-A350 at Wikimedia Commons
- Sony Alpha 350 Review, David Kilpatrick, Photoclubalpha
- Sony Alpha DSLR-A350 Review, April 2008, Michael J. McNamara, Popular Photography
- Sony Alpha DSLR-A350 Review, Richard Butler, DPreview.com