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Sigma dp2 Quattro
Sigma dp2 Quattro

dp2 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

Combining a 29MP Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor with the TRUE III image processing engine, the DP2 Quattro creates high quality images with an equivalent resolution of 39 megapixels due to the unique sensor design. Paired with a high-quality 30mm f/2.8, the DP2 is perfect for capturing the world as we see it.

  • Fixed 30mm 2.8 Lens specifically designed for sensor
  • Newly designed Foveon sensor with 30% resolution gain from Merrill generation
  • Improved optics, ISO performance, image processing and design

Product Description

Redesigned in every aspect, including the sensor, engine, lens and body, the dp Quattro Compact Camera series embodies Sigma’s philosophy of creating cameras that produce works of art. The dp2 is the first camera in the new Quattro series to be released, with a dp1 and dp3 Quattro to follow. The dp2 is stocked with a fixed 30mm 2.8 standard lens designed specifically and lined up perfectly with its new Foveon X3 Quattro sensor to create exceptional images. Renowned for unmatched image quality, the Foveon image sensor is Sigma’s proprietary technology which captures transmitted light in a vertical 3 layer sensor with dedicated layers to Red, Green and Blue. The only one of its kind, the Foveon sensor produces full bodied images, rich in tone, gradation, and texture with a 3D feel to them. The new Foveon X3 Quattro offers an even higher level of image purity with an increase in resolution to the previous Foveon sensor, sure to bring about new experiences in your photography. The dp2 Quattro was designed and created for true artistic endeavors and also touts improved processing speed, autofocus performance and better high ISO capabilities than its Merrill predecessors.

Additional Information

Megapixels

Actual: 33 Megapixel, Effective: 29 Megapixel

Sensor

APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) Foveon

Bit Depth

14 bit

Lens

8 elements in 6 groups, EFL: 30mm (35 mm equivalent: 45mm), Aperture: f/2.8 to f/16

Filter Thread

58mm

Focus Range

Normal: 28 cm – Infinity

ISO Sensitivity

100-6400

Shutter

30 seconds – 1/2000

Exposure Metering

Center-weighted, Evaluative, Spot

Exposure Modes

Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority, Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)

White Balance Modes

Auto, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Overcast, Shade

Interval Recording

Yes

External Flash Connection

Hot Shoe

Built In Flash

No

Memory Card Type

SDXC, SDHC, SD

Screen

3″ LCD (920,000 pixels)

Battery

1x BP-51 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack

Dimensions

16.3 x 6.6 x 8.1 cm

Weight

395

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