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SONY α6300 $1699 (ILCE-6300) body only

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Type: Fully au­to­matic dig­i­tal mir­ror­less cam­era with Sony E bay­o­net lens mount. Fo­cus­ing: Au­to­matic via hy­brid phase-de­tec­tion and con­trast-de­tec­tion sys­tem. 425 points for phase-de­tec­tion and 169 points for con­trast de­tec­tion. Fo­cus points may be se­lected man­u­ally or au­to­mat­i­cally by the cam­era. One-shot and con­tin­u­ous modes with auto or man­ual switch­ing (the lat­ter with a pre­dic­tive func­tion and auto track­ing). Face de­tec­tion/recog­ni­tion. Di­rect Man­ual Fo­cus (DMF) man­ual AF over­ride. Wide, Zone, Cen­tre, Flex­i­ble Spot and Ex­pand Flex­i­ble Spot area modes. Sen­si­tiv­ity range is EV -1 - 20 (ISO 100). AF low light as­sist pro­vided by built-in LED il­lu­mi­na­tor. Man­ual fo­cus as­sis­tance via im­age mag­ni­fi­ca­tion (up to 11.7x) and fo­cus peak­ing dis­plays (Yel­low, Red or White; High, Mid or Low in­ten­sity). Me­ter­ing: 1200 pix­els multi-zone eval­u­a­tive, cen­tre-weighted av­er­age, spot and TTL flash. Me­ter­ing range is EV -2 to 20 (ISO 100/f2.0). Ex­po­sure Modes: Con­tin­u­ously vari­able pro­gram (with aper­ture/speed shift), shut­ter­pri­or­ity auto, aper­ture-pri­or­ity auto, me­tered man­ual, TTL auto flash and TTL flash. Sub­ject pro­grams (Scene Se­lec­tion) for por­trait, land­scape, macro, sports ac­tion, sun­sets, night por­trait, night scene, hand­held twi­light and anti-mo­tion blur. Shut­ter: Elec­tronic, ver­ti­cal travel, metal blades, 30-1/4000 sec­ond plus ‘B’. Flash sync to 1/160 sec­ond. Sen­sor-based shut­ter also avail­able. Ex­po­sure com­pen­sa­tion up to +/-5.0 EV in ½ and 1/3-stop in­cre­ments. Viewfinder: 1.0 cm OLED-type EVF with 2.359 megapix­els res­o­lu­tion. Cov­er­age = 100% ver­ti­cal/hor­i­zon­tal. Mag­ni­fi­ca­tion = 1.07x (50mm lens at in­fin­ity). Bright­ness and colour tem­per­a­ture con­trols. Eye­piece strength ad­just­ment built-in. Flash: Built-in pop-up unit with GN 6 power (ISO 100/m) and 16mm (24mm equiv­a­lent) cov­er­age. Ex­ter­nal flash units con­nect via ‘Multi In­ter­face’ hot­shoe. Flash com­pen­sa­tion up to +/-3.0 EV in 1/3 or ½ in­cre­ments. Flash brack­et­ing over three, five or nine frames. Auto, fill-in, red-eye re­duc­tion, slow sync, rear cur­tain sync, high-speed sync and wire­less TTL com­man­der modes. Ad­di­tional Fea­tures: Mag­ne­sium al­loy bodyshell with weather seal­ing, auto ex­po­sure brack­et­ing (over three, five or nine frames and up to +/-3.0 EV), AE lock, multi-mode self-timer (two, five or 10 sec­ond de­lays, with one, three or five frames), eye-start AF, au­di­ble sig­nals, auto power-off. DIG­I­TAL SEC­TION Sen­sor: 25.0 mil­lion pix­els ‘Ex­mor’ CMOS with 15.6x23.5 mm imag­ing area. Sen­si­tiv­ity range equiv­a­lent to ISO 100-25,600. Expandable to ISO 51,200. Fo­cal Length In­crease: 1.5x. For­mats/Res­o­lu­tion: Three JPEG com­pres­sion set­tings and RAW out­put (loss­less com­pres­sion), plus RAW+JPEG cap­ture. Three res­o­lu­tion set­tings at 3:2; 6000x4000, 4240x2832 and 3008x2000 pix­els. Three res­o­lu­tion set­tings at 16:9; 6000x3376, 4240x2400 and 3008x1688 pix­els. 24-bit RGB colour for JPEGs, 42-bit RGB colour for RAW files. Video Record­ing: PAL stan­dard (NTSC set­tings avail­able). XAVC S for­mat (MPEG-4/H.264 AVC com­pres­sion) at 3840x2160 pix­els (4K), 25 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (100 Mbps); 3840x2160 pix­els (4K), 25 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (60 Mbps); 1920x1080 pix­els, 50 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (50 Mbps); 1920x1080 pix­els, 25 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (50 Mbps); 1920x1080 pix­els, 100 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (100 Mbps); 1920x1080 pix­els, 100 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (60 Mbps). MP4 for­mat (MPEG-4/H.264 AVC com­pres­sion) at 1920x1080 pix­els, 50 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (28 Mbps); 1920x1080 pix­els, 25 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (16 Mbps); 1280x720 pix­els, 25 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (6.0 Mbps). AVCHD Pro­gres­sive for­mat at 1920x1080, 50 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (28 Mbps); 1920x1080 pix­els, 25 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (24 Mbps), 1920x1080 pix­els, 25 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (17 Mbps). AVCHD for­mat (MPEG-4/H.264 AVC com­pres­sion) at 1920x1080 pix­els, 50 fps (in­ter­laced) and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (24 Mbps); 1920x1080 pix­els, 50 fps (in­ter­laced) and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (17 Mbps). Built-in stereo mi­cro­phones with ad­justable lev­els and wind-cut fil­ter. Stereo au­dio in­put. Video Fea­tures: Ze­bra pat­tern gen­er­a­tor, fo­cus peak­ing dis­play, nine video pic­ture pro­files, marker set­ting, 4K/2K video out­put via the HDMI con­nec­tion (PAL = YCbCr 4:2:2 8-bit/RGB 8-bit), time cod­ing. Record­ing Me­dia: SD/SDHC/SDXC (with UHS-I sup­port), Mem­ory Stick PRO Duo/PRO HG Duo (sin­gle dual-for­mat slot). Con­tin­u­ous Shoot­ing: Up to 11.0 fps for 44 frames with JPEG/large/ex­tra fine cap­ture, up to 21 frames with RAW cap­ture. Mid speed at 6.0 fps and low speed at 3.0 fps. Up to 8.0 fps with full EVF mon­i­tor­ing. White Bal­ance: TTL mea­sure­ment with auto/ man­ual con­trol; ten pre­sets, one cus­tom set­ting, fine-tun­ing (ma­genta-to-green and am­berto-blue), man­ual colour tem­per­a­ture set­ting (2500 to 9900 de­grees Kelvin), ma­genta-togreen and am­ber-to-blue CC fil­ters ad­just­ment, auto WB brack­et­ing (over three frames). In­ter­faces: USB 2.0 (mi­cro), HDMI (mi­cro, Type D), 3.5 mm stereo mi­cro­phone in­put. . Ad­di­tional Dig­i­tal Fea­tures: Ac­tive sen­sor clean­ing, 7.62 cm LCD mon­i­tor (921,600 pix­els) ad­justable for tilt, 14 ‘Cre­ative Style’ modes (Stan­dard, Vivid, Neu­tral, Clear, Deep, Light, Por­trait, Land­scape, Sun­set, Night Scene, Au­tumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia and Style Box), ‘Cre­ative Style’ pa­ram­e­ter ad­just­ments (con­trast, sharp­ness and colour sat­u­ra­tion), six user-de­fined ‘Cre­ative Styles’, 13 ‘Pic­ture Ef­fects’ (Toy Cam­era, Pop Colour, Pos­ter­i­sa­tion – B&W/colour, Retro Photo, Soft High-Key, Par­tial Colour, High Con­trast Mono, Soft Fo­cus, HDR Painting, Rich­tone Mono­chrome, Minia­ture, Wa­ter­colour and Illustration), Adobe RGB and sRGB colour spa­ces, auto brack­et­ing (AE, WB and dy­namic range), multi-mode self-timer, dual-axis level dis­play, grid pat­terns (choice of three), ze­bra pat­tern, ‘Dy­namic Range Op­ti­miser’ (Auto, Lev­els 1-5), DRO brack­et­ing, multi-shot HDR cap­ture (Auto, 1-6 EV in one-stop steps), long ex­po­sure noise re­duc­tion (On/Off), high ISO noise re­duc­tion (Off, Nor­mal, Low), mul­ti­frame noise re­duc­tion, ‘sweep’ panorama modes (Stan­dard or Wide for­mats); nine video ‘Pic­ture Pro­files’ with ad­justable pa­ram­e­ters for Black Level, Gamma, Black Gamma, Knee, Colour Mode, Colour Level, Colour Phase, Colour Depth, De­tail and Copy; in-cam­era lens cor­rec­tions (Pe­riph­eral Shad­ing, Chro­matic Aber­ra­tion, Dis­tor­tion), real-time his­togram in live view, dual-axis level dis­play, lu­mi­nance/ RGB his­togram dis­plays, high­light/shadow alert, ad­justable im­age dis­play time, auto im­age ro­ta­tion, slide show (with vari­able dis­play times), play­back zoom (up to 16.7x), 12/30 thumb­nail dis­plays, copy­right in­for­ma­tion, built-in WiFi with NFC con­nec­tiv­ity. Print Im­age Match­ing and DPOF sup­port Power: Recharge­able 7.2 volt, 1020 mAh ‘In­foLithium’ lithium-ion bat­tery pack (NP-FW50 type). Di­men­sions (WxHxD): 120.0x66.9x48.8 mm (body only). Weight: 653 grams (body only with­out bat­tery pack). Price: $1699 body only. Dis­trib­u­tor: Sony Aus­tralia, tele­phone 1300 720 071 or visit www.sony.com.au

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