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Contax SL-300RT
Manufacturer: Contax
Model: SL-300RT
Digital still camera with record, playback, and erase modes
Recording Media SD memory card/MMC (Multi Media Card), in compliance with DCF (*Note 1) (Exif Ver 2.2), in compliance with JPEG, DPOF compatible (*Note 2)
Effective Pixels 3,170,000 pixels
Pickup Device 1/2.7" square pixel original color filter interlace reading system CCD (total number of pixels: 3,340,000)
Pixels (still image) 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
Image Quality Two levels, F (fine) and N (normal)
Moving image sizes 640 x 480, 320 x 240, 160 x 120
Moving image frame rate 15 frames/second, 30 frames/second
Lens Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* Zoom Lens (six elements in six groups),
Focal length: 5.8-17.4mm (equivalent to around 38-115 mm on 35-mm camera) Brightness: F2.8-4.7
Electric zoom x1.3, x1.6, x2.0
Focal adjustment Video feedback auto focus (wide AF or spot AF switchable) and manual focus settings possible
Range of shooting Approximately 60 cm to infinity from the front of the cover glass, approximately 20 to 60 cm in macro (with fixed wide-angle parameters)

Exposure control

- Control method Programmed AE, aperture priority AE
- Light metering system Can be selected from three modes: Evaluative metering, center-weighted metering, spot metering system
- Metering link range LV6 to LV16
- Exposure compensation +2.0EV to -2.0EV (1/3 increments)
- Aperture Fixed (f2.8, f7.5*), auto
* f-stop converted for brightness
Shutter Using both CCD electronic shutter and programmed electronic shutter with independent aperture control, 1 second to 1/2000 second, can be set from one of 2 seconds, 4 seconds and 8 seconds due to the long exposure mode
White Balance Auto, sunlight, incandescent light, cloudy weather, fluorescent, preset
Color mode Color, monochrome, sepia
Sharpness +3 to -1 (5 levels)
Color saturation +, 0, - (3 levels)
Sensitivity setting AUTO, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800 equivalent
Liquid crystal monitor 1.5" 118,000-pixel TFT color liquid crystal monitor featuring a dual transmission and reflection system
* Liquid crystal brightness is adjustable, and backlight can be switched ON/OFF.
Flash Built-in system,shooting range (for sensitivity setting at AUTO): approx. 60 cm to 2.5 m (in the wide mode), approx. 60 cm to 1.8 m (in the telephoto mode)
Flash Mode (1) Auto flash, (2) Auto flash for red-eye reduction, (3 ) Flash disabled, (4) Fill-in flash, (5) Fill-in flash for red-eye reduction (only when set at the long exposure)
Scene mode (1) Standard mode, (2) Sport mode, (3) Portrait mode, (4) Night view mode, (5) Night view portrait mode, (6) Macro mode, (7) Distant view mode
Moving image recording mode File format: AVI, can be selected from with or without audio
Moving image recording time Up to full capacity of the memory card (When using an SD memory card with a transfer speed of at least 10 MB per second for high-speed recording. Free capacity may remain in the memory card, depending on the shooting conditions.)
Playable environment in personal computer: QuickTime 4.1 or later (Windows, Macintosh)
Other shooting modes Long exposure mode (can be selected from Off, 2 seconds, 4 seconds or 8 seconds), self timer mode (can be selected from 2 seconds or 10 seconds), manual focus setting, on/off switch for REC review, on/off switch for electronic zoom
Consecutive shooting Approximately 3.5 frames/second, up to full capacity of the memory card
(When using an SD memory card with a recording speed of at least 10 MB per second for high-speed recording. Free capacity may remain in the memory card, depending on the shooting conditions. It differs depending on the shooting conditions, camera settings and memory card status)
After-recording for still image Up to 30 seconds for one image
Resize Images can be reduced to a size of 320 x 240 or 160 x 120. The area to be resized can be selected. File format: JPEG
Playback mode Multi image display (six images), single display, after-recording (audio memo for still image), protect, erase (single image), erase all images, rotate, slide show, resize, DPOF setting, close-up playback, thumbnail playback, playback of moving images shot by this camera, information display
Setup function AF mode (SAF, CAF), brightness adjustment of the liquid crystal, backlight adjustment, date setting, date insertion, card format, auto power-off setting, mode lock, shutter sound/operational sound setting, language selection (Japanese, English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese), video output switch (NTSC, PAL), consecutive file number reset, setting reset, change of selected color, start screen selection, on/off switch for REC review
Input/output terminal DC input (using a dedicated AC adapter), USB terminal (mini-B)
Power source 3.7V lithium-ion battery 780 mAh,
Dedicated AC adapter
Number of images that can be taken Approximately 100 images*
* When using the attached new lithium-ion battery, at room temperature, based on the Kyocera measurement standards: 50% flash, 2048 x 1536, normal image quality
Dimensions 100 mm width x 62.5 mm height x 16 mm depth, excluding protrusions
Weight Approximately 125g, excluding battery and the recording media
Operating temperature 0 - 45 degrees Celsius (no condensation)


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