Digital Still Camera
F E A T U R E S
1/2.7" 2.0 Megapixel Effective Super
Super HAD (Hole
Accumulation Diode) CCD's
provide excellent image
quality by allowing more light to pass to
each pixel, increasing sensitivity and
Fast Start-up (0.9 sec.) with Convenient
Sliding Lens Cover
Lets you capture your
precious memories at the
speed of life, rather than
miss "The" shot, waiting for your camera
to start up.
With a momentary pre-flash, the camera
illuminates the subject and calculates
exposure through the lens directly from
the CCD for accurate flash metering.
Adjustable flash level and red-eye
reduction insure great flash shots.
Digital. Powerful. Transportable.™
Memory Stick media is
compact, portable and
rugged—connecting a variety of
hardware and software applications.
The Red-Eye Reduction system uses a
series of pre-flashes that causes the
subject's pupils to contract, reducing the
possibility of reflection from the back of
the eye that causes the red-eye problem.
Scene Selection Mode
With 5 Scene Modes (Soft
Snap, Illumination Snap,
Twilight, Active Outdoor and
Vivid Nature), the camera parameters are
changed to match the shooting conditions.
S T E P - U P F E AT U R E
12-Bit DXP A/D Conversion
Sony's 12-bit Digital
EXtended Processor captures
the range between highlight
and shadow with up to 4096 values, for
extended dynamic contrast and detail.
1.0" Reflective LCD Monitor
Monitors the scene for accurate framing.
The Reflective LCD absorbs and reflects
the ambient light through the LCD to
improve brightness in sunlight.
Auto Bright Monitoring
To help framing in low or no-light
situations, the CCD gain is briefly
increased to provide an extra bright
display on the LCD viewfinder just before
Selectable Picture Size
Select 640 x 480 (VGA) picture size for
on-screen viewing and email applications,
or 1632 x 1224 (UXGA) picture size great
for photo quality 5" x 7" prints.
VGA Burst Mode
Captures five (5) 640 x 480 frames,
which allows for the ability to capture
fast moving objects in separate files for
viewing at a later date.
MPEG Movie Mode (No Audio)
Capture up to 15 seconds of
160 x 112 MPEG1 video for
very small files that are perfect
for emailing to family and friends.
During playback, zoom
either 2.5X or 5.0X on the
image; then save the new
image as a new file.
Allows digital still images
and MPEG movies, stored
on Memory Stick
be easily transferred to Microsoft
operating system compatible
computers equipped with
USB terminals. Simply plug in the
supplied USB cable from your camera to
the computer's USB port for fast access
to your pictures.
USB Bus Powered for File Transfer
Using the supplied USB cable, power is
supplied to the camera allowing for easy
transfer of still images and MPEG1 movies
directly from the camera to the PC. No
need for an additional power source.
Select from 4 Picture Effects
(Negative Art, Sepia, Black &
White, Solarize) to add
creativity to ordinary pictures.
Finding a special picture stored on the
Memory Stick media is easy with the
Picture Index mode. View four images at
a time for convenient and quick access
to your images.
Rechargeable NiMH Batteries
Reliable power is provided by Sony's
Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) AAA
batteries with external charger.
Active Lifestyle Lanyard
Over-sized, active-wear, adjustable
lanyard included to allow the DSC-U30 to
be portable, wearable, fashionable and
accessible for you wherever you are and
whenever you want to capture the