SA-7 35mm SLR Film Camera
Although it has a lightweight and ultra-compact body, the SA-7 camera sports versatile functions for taking beautiful pictures. The SA-7 is a full-fledged, single-lens reflex camera that is rugged, versatile and easy to use for beginners to photo enthusiasts.
With an AF-cross sensor in the center of the viewfinder, the camera has fast focusing capability and is easy to use. The SA-7's autofocus system also features a predictive AF function in the Continuous AF Mode, that lets the photographer capture a moving subject in sharp focus. This ensures optimum focus when taking pictures of subjects moving towards or away from you at constant speed. It will latch onto subjects between infinity and 26.4 feet (8 meters) moving as quickly as 30 miles per hour (50 kilometers per hour), up from 25 miles per hour (42 kilometers per hour).
The camera automatically sets shutter speed and aperture, based on the brightness of the subject, to ensure optimum exposure in [P] Program Auto. The image is divided into 8 segments, and the light intensity of each segment is measured independently. An optimum exposure is calculated based on the information obtained by this 8-segment evaluative metering. In Single AF-Mode, pressing the shutter button halfway down starts the camera operation. The focus lock (AF lock)/AE lock function is activated to lock the focus on the subject and then picture can be taken by pressing the shutter button all the way down.
When Program Auto mode is used, turning the Command dial activates temporarily Aperture-Priority auto mode (Program Shift). The command dial also allows the setting of various functions when used in conjunction with other dials or function buttons. Since shutter dial and mode selector are located in the same area, choosing the desired settings is very convenient and smooth.
An AF internal lens motor drive provides the best performance for AF operation of a lens. Thus, AF internal lens motor drive of the Sigma system ensures ideal focusing operation for more than 40 different types of Sigma lenses including hypersonic motor (HSM) lenses. Use of Sigma lenses equipped with a hypersonic motor (HSM) ensures high speed focusing with minimal operating sound. The continuous AF Mode lets enables the photographer to capture a moving subject in sharp focus. This ensures optimum focus when taking pictures of moving subjects moving towards or away from you at constant speed. It will latch onto subjects between infinity and 26.4 feet (8 meters) moving as quickly as 30 miles per hour (50 kilometers per hour), up from 25 miles per hour (42 kilometers per hour).
The built-in flash employs a TTL auto light control system covering the angle of 28mm lens with a Guide Number 40/ft (12/m) ISO 100. When flash is required for indoor shooting due to insufficient light, the flash indicator in the viewfinder blinks. When the flash is used to take a picture of people, the red-eye reduction mode minimizes the
Diopter adjustment over a range of ± 1.5 Diopt.
3 Metering Systems (8-Segment Evaluative Metering, Area Metering, Average Metering).
Preview Function to confirm depth of field.
30 - 1/2000 sec shutter speed range
External Flash, Electronic Flash EF-500 ST / EF-500 Super, Flash EF-430 ST / EF-430 Super are available
3-channel wireless remote control RS-21 (Optional) available
Camera Type: 35mm SLR (Single-Lens Reflex)
Lens Mount: Sigma SA bayonet mount
Focus Type: TTL phase difference detection AF system
Focus Modes: AF-S (single), AF-C (continuous), AF lock after focusing in AF-S mode, equipped with motion prediction function in AF-C mode
Focus Sensitivity Range: EV-1 to EV+18 (ISO100)
Focus Screen: Fixed full-surface matte screen, with cross focus frame, center area metering.
Exposure Modes: P (Program auto exposure mode with shift function), S (Shutter speed Priority auto exposure mode), A (Aperture Priority auto exposure mode), M (Manual exposure mode) (total 4 modes)
Exposure Metering: 8-segment evaluative metering, center area metering, average metering, user selectable
Metering Range: EV-1 to 20 (with F1.4lens ISO 100)
ISO Range DX: ISO 25 to 5000, Manual: ISO 6 to 6400 (1/3 steps)
Exposure Bracketing: ±3 EV in 1/2 EV steps
Exposure Compensation: ±3 EV (in 1/2 steps)
Shutter Speed: Auto mode: P, A modes, 1/2000 to 30 sec. stepless, S mode: 1/2000 to 4 sec. (dial type) in 1 EV steps. M mode: Dial type 1/2000 to 4 sec. (1EV steps), bulb
Multiple Exposure: Yes, up to nine
Self Timer: yes 10 sec delay
Built-in Flash: TTL auto light control system equipped with red-eye reduction with light pulse function and slow synchronization.
PC Terminal: No
Flash Range: (GN 12/m (40/ft) at ISO 100 manual pull-up type)
Film Advance Modes: Automatic advance and rewinding by built-in motor, automatic stop after rewinding Continuous advance possible (maximum: about 3 frames per second), mid-roll rewind possible
Viewfinder: Penta mirror type, single-lens reflex Flash indication, focus indication, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, auto bracket, AE lock indications
LCD: Aperture value Flash mode, ISO Setting, Metering mode, Remote control mode, Multiple exposure indication, Film counter, Exposure compensation indicator, Auto bracketing indicator, Low battery warning, Autofocus sound indicator & Autofocus mode
Depth Of Field Preview: Yes
Diopter Correction: ± 1.5 Diopt.
Remote Control: 3-channel wireless remote control RS-21 (Optional)
Mirror Lock-Up: Yes
Power Source: Two, 3-V lithium batteries (CR2 batteries)
Dimensions: 132.5 mm/5.2 in. (width) x 91.5 mm/3.6 in. (height) x 69.5 mm/2.7 in. (depth) mm
Weight: 395 g/13.9 oz. (excluding battery)
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