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Apr 11, 2011


Sony DSLR Alpha 290 with a resolution of 14 megapixels which is also equipped with a LCD can be folded to make it easier to see the object image with the LCD and also has been equipped with image stabilizer on the camera body. This camera is suitable for beginners who want to try the sharpness of the SONY product image.


Camera Type
Digital SLR camera with built-in flash and interchangeable lenses
Lens Used
Sony α lenses, Minolta and Konica Minolta AF lenses

Image Capture

23.5 x 15.7mm (APS-C type) with RGB primary colour filter
No. of Pixels
Total: 14.9 megapixels; Effective: 14.2 megapixels
Dust Reduction
Charge protection coating on low pass filter and image-sensor shift mechanism
Auto, ISO 100 to 3200 (in 1-stop increments, Recommended Exposure Index)


Recording Media
Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX, SD Memory card, SDHC Memory card
Format Function
FAT 12, 16, 32
File Format
JPEG (DCF2.0, Exif 2.21), RAW (Sony ARW 2.0 format), RAW + JPEG
Image Size (Aspect ratio 3:2)
L(14M):4,592x 3,056; M(7.7M): 3,408 x 2,272; S(3.5M): 2,288 x 1,520
Image Size (Aspect ratio 16:9)
L(12M):4,592 x 2,576; M(6.5M): 3,408 x 1,920; S(2.9M): 2,288 x 1,280
Colour Modes
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Image Quality Modes
Standard, Fine, RAW, RAW+JPEG
Noise Reduction
Long Exposure: Available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO: available at the ISO set to 1600 or above
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night view, B/W
D-Range Optimizer
Mode: off / Standard / Advanced

White Balance

Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash), Custom

SteadyShot® INSIDE (Image Stabilization)

Image-sensor shift mechanism
Indicator inside viewfinder
Approx. 2.5 - 3.5 steps decrease in shutter speeds (varies according to conditions and lens used)


LCD Monitor
2.7-inch (100% field of view), 230,400-dot TFT, Clear Photo LCD

AF System

Focus Modes
Single-shot AF, Auto AF, Continuous AF, Manual Focus
Main Features
Focus areas selection (Wide area / 9-point local frame selection), predictive focus for moving subjects, focus lock, Eye-Start AF, AF illuminator using built-in flash
TTL phase-detection system
CCD line sensors (9 points)
Sensitivity Range
0EV - 18EV, ISO 100 equivalent
AF Illuminator
Range: 1 - 5m

AE System

Exposure Modes
Program AE (AUTO, AUTO with Flash Off, P), Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual
Scene Selector
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Sunset, Night view / Night portrait
Metering Type
TTL metering (Multi Segment, Center-Weighted, Spot)
Metering Sensor
40-segment honeycomb-pattern SPC
Metering Range
1EV - 20EV (+3EV to +20EV with spot metering), ISO 100 equivalent with F1.4 lens
Exposure Compensation
+/- 2EV (1/3 EV increments)
AE Lock

Built-In Flash

Built-in Auto Pop-up
Flash Metering and Control
ADI/ Pre- flash TTL flash
Flash Coverage
18mm (focal length printed on lens)
Flash Modes
Auto (Flash-off), Auto, Fill flash, Red-eye reduction, Rear Sync, Slow sync, High-speed sync*, Wireless* *Requires compatible external flash
Guide Number
GN 10 (in meters at ISO 100)
Flash Compensation
+/- 2EV (1/3 EV increments)
Recycling Time
Approx. 4 seconds


Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter
Speed Range
1/4000 sec. -30 sec., bulb
Flash Sync Speed
1/160 sec


Fixed eye-level, penta-Dach-mirror
Focusing Screen
Spherical Acute Matte
Field of View
0.83x (with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eye Relief
Approx. 16.5mm from the eyepiece, 10.9mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 diopter
Diopter Control
-2.5 to +1.0m


Continuous Shooting Rate
Up to 2.5 fps with viewfinder
Continuous Shooting Limit
L size, Fine: until memory card is full, RAW: 6 frames, RAW+JPEG: 3 frames
10 sec., 2 sec.

Printing Output Control
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, PictBridge, DPOF setting


External Power Source
AC adaptor - AV-PW10AM (optional)
Battery Performance
Approx. 500 shots(OVF) (CIPA measurement)


PC Interface
USB2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage mode / PTP mode)


Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 128.1 x 97.1 x 79.6mm (excl. protrusions)
Approx. 456g (not including battery, memory card or accessories)

Operating Temperature

0° - 40° C


Apr 4, 2011


Canon EOS 1D mark IV is designed to be the camera of choice for professionals, with 16.1 megapixel resolution as well with up to 45 point autofocus system. With point auto focus as much as it allows to get the object with a sharp and rapid


Digital, single-lens reflex, AF / AE camera
Recording media
Type I or II CF card, SD memory card
* MicroDrive, 2GB or higher capacity
* With Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2 attached, recording possible with USB external media
Image sensor size
27.9 x 18.6mm
Compatible lenses
Canon EF lenses (except EF-S lenses)
(35mm-equivalent focal length is approx.1.3 times the lens focal length)
Lens mount
Canon EF mount
Imaging Element

High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
Effective pixels:
Approx. 16.10 megapixels
Total pixels:
Approx. 17.00 megapixels
Aspect ratio
Colour filter system
RGB primary colour filter
Low-pass filter
Located in front of the image sensor, non-removable
Dust deletion feature
(1) Automatic sensor cleaning
(2) User-activated sensor cleaning
(3) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image
Recording System

Recording format
Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.21
Image type
JPEG Type, RAW Type (14 bits)
RAW Type + JPEG Type simultaneous recording
Provided (Three RAW types and six JEPG types can be set in any combination)
File size
L (Large):
Approx. 5.7MB (4896 x 3264 pixels)
M1 (Medium1):
Approx. 4.5MB (4320 x 2880 pixels)
M2 (Medium2):
Approx. 3.5MB (3552 x 2368 pixels)
S (Small):
Approx. 2.0MB (2448 x 1632 pixels)
RAW Type:
Approx. 22.2MB (4896 x 3264 pixels)
M-RAW Type:
Approx. 14.8MB (3672 x 2448 pixels)
S-RAW Type:
Approx. 9.9MB (2448 x 1632 pixels)
* JPEG Type quality: 8, ISO 100, Picture Style: Standard
* Exact file sizes depend on the subject, JPEG Type quality, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.
Folder setting
Folder creation / selection enabled
File name
Preset code, User setting1 (4 characters), User setting2 (3 characters + 1 image size character)
File numbering
Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset
Colour space
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Style
Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1 - 3
Recording methods
(1) Standard
(2) Auto switch media (recording media switched automatically)
(3) Rec. separately (specified image size for each recording media)
(4) Rec. to multiple (same image recorded to all recording media)
Auto lighting optimizer
Auto correction of lens peripheral light
Image copy
Image copying between recording media enabled (images with checkmarks or all images in folder or card)
With WFT-E2 attached, all images and folders in the CF card and SD card can be backed up to USB external media
White Balance

Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten light, white fluorescent light, flash, custom (total 5 settings), colour temperature setting, personal white balance (total 5 settings)
Auto white balance
Auto white balance with the image sensor
Colour temperature compensation
White balance correction:
±9 stops in full-stop increments
White balance bracketing:
±3 stops in full-stop increments
* Blue / amber direction or magenta / green direction possible
Colour temperature information transmission

Eye-level pentaprism
Approx. 100 percent vertically and horizontally with respect to the effective pixels
0.76x (-1 diopter with 50mm lens at infinity)
Built-in dioptric adjustment
-3.0 - +1.0 diopter
Focusing Screen
Interchangeable (11 types optional), Standard focusing screen: Ec-CIV
Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 37:63, no mirror cut-off with EF1200mm f/5.6L USM or shorter lens)
Viewfinder information
AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light), metering and exposure information (metering mode, spot metering circle, shutter speed, aperture, manual exposure, AE lock, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure warning), flash information (flash ready, FP flash, FE lock, flash exposure level), white balance correction, JPEG Type / RAW Type recording, maximum burst, number of shots remaining, battery check, recording media information, highlight tone priority (D+)
Depth-of-field Preview
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Eyepiece shutter

TTL-AREA-SIR with a CMOS sensor
AF Points
45 AF points with 39 (cross-type) points
Metering range
EV -1 - 18 (at 23°C / 73°F, ISO 100)
Focus modes
Autofocus, One-Shot AF (ONE SHOT), AI Servo AF (AI SERVO), Manual focusing (MF)
AF point selection
Automatic selection (45 points), manual selection (45 points, 11 points, 9 inner points, 9 outer points)
Selected AF point display
Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on top LCD panel
AF-assist beam
Emitted by the dedicated external Speedlite
Exposure Control

Metering modes
63-zone TTL full-aperture metering
(1) Evaluative metering
(2) Partial metering (approx. 13.5% of viewfinder at center)
(3) Spot metering
• Center spot metering (approx. 3.8% of viewfinder at center)
• AF point-linked spot metering (approx. 3.8% of viewfinder)
• Multi-spot metering (Max. 8 spot metering entries)
(4) Center-weighted average metering
Metering Range
EV 0 - 20 (at 23°C / 73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure control
Program AE (shiftable), shutter-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, manual exposure, E-TTL II autoflash, flash metered manual
ISO speed (Recommended Exposure Index)
100 - 3200 (1/3-stop increments), expandable to ISo 102,400
Exposure compensation
±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
(can be combined with AEB)
±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AE lock
Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
By AE lock button in all metering modes

Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speeds
1/8000 to 30secs., bulb, X-sync at 1/300sec. (with EX series Speedlite for EOS cameras)
Shutter release
Soft-touch electromagnetic release
10secs. or 2secs. delay
Remote control
Remote control with N3 type terminal
Drive System

Drive modes
Single, High-speed continuous, Low-speed continuous, Self-timer (10secs. and 2secs.), and Silent single shooting
Continuous shooting speed (Approx.)
High-speed continuous:
Max. 10 shots/sec.
Low-speed continuous:
Max. 3 shots/sec.
Max. burst
JPEG Type (Large):
Approx. 85 (UDMA: 121)
RAW Type:
Approx. 26 (UDMA:28)
RAW Type + JPEG Type (Large):
Approx. 20
* Based on Canon’s testing conditions with a 1GB CF card for high-speed continuous shooting with JPEG Type quality 8, ISO 100, and Standard Picture Style.
* Varies depending on the subject, memory card brands, image-recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, etc.
External Speedlite

Compatible flash
EX-series Speedlites
Flash metering
E-TTL II autoflash
Flash exposure compensation
±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
FE lock
External flash settings
Flash function settings, Flash C.Fn settings
PC terminal
Zooming to match lens focal length
Live View Functions

Shooting modes
(1) Remote Live View shooting (with a personal computer installed with EOS Utility)
(2) Live View shooting
Manual focus
Autofocus (Live View image interrupted for AF):
Quick mode, Live mode, Live Face Detection mode
Metering modes
Evaluative metering with the imaging sensor
Movie Shooting

Recording format
Audio recording format
Linear PCM
Movie recording size
Full HD (1920 x 1080):
Frame rate: 30p (29.97fps), 25p,
24p (23.976fps) 
HD (1280 x 720):
Frame rate: 60p (59.94fps), 50p 
640 x 480:
Frame rate: 60p (59.94fps), 50p 
Audio recording
Internal monaural microphone or external stereo microphone via microphone jack provided
Exposure control
Program AE and manual exposure
Still Shooting
Possible during movie shooting by pressing shutter button
Metering range
EV 0 - 20 (at 23°C / 73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Magnified view
Magnifiable by 5x or 10x at AF point
Grid display
Exposure simulation
LCD Monitor

TFT colour liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor size
3.0 inches
Approx. 920, 000 (VGA)
Brightness adjustment
7 levels provided
Interface languages
Image Playback

Display format
Single image, single image + image size, shooting info, histogram, 4-image or 9-image index, magnified zoom (approx. 1.5x - 10x), rotated image, jump (by 1 / 10 / 100 images, 1 screen, shooting date, or folder), movie
Highlight alert
Provided (Overexposed highlights blink)
Image Protection and Erase

Erase protection of one image, all images in a folder, or all images in the memory card can be applied or canceled at one time
One image, all images with checkmarks in a folder, or all images in the memory card can be erased (except protected images) at one time
Voice memo (audio clips)

Recording method
While still image is being played, sound clip recorded with the built-in microphone.
File type
Recording time
Max. 30secs. per sound clip
Direct Printing

Compatible printers
PictBridge-compatible printers
Printable images
JPEG Type images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System (DPOF printing possible) and RAW Type / sRAW Type images captured with the EOS-1D Mark III
Digital Print Order Format

Version 1.1 compatible
Direct Image Transfer

Compatible images
JPEG Type and RAW Type / sRAW Type images
* Only JPEG Type images can be transferred as wallpaper on the personal computer screen

Custom Functions
Total 62
C.Fn setting registration
My Menu registration
Save camera settings
Register basic camera settings

USB terminal
For personal computer communication and direct printing (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
Video OUT terminal
NTSC / PAL selectable
HDMI mini out terminal
Type C (resolution switches automatically)
Power Source

Battery Pack LP-E4 (Quantity 1)
* AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E4
Battery life
At 23°C / 73°F:
Approx. 1500 shots
At 0°C / 32°F:
Approx. 1200 shots
* With fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E4
* Without Live View shooting
* The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards
Battery check
Automatic (Displayed in 6 levels)
Power saving
Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, or 30mins.
Date / Time battery
One CR2025 lithium battery
Startup time
Approx. 0.2sec.
Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)
156 x 156.6 x 79.9mm
Weight (Approx.)
1180g (Body only)
Operation Environment

Working temperature range
0°C - 45°C / 32°F - 113°F
Working humidity
85% or less