Sony DSC-TX9 Specification Guide (en)

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Last Updated: 12/24/2010
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Specifications
Camera
Camera Type: Sleek and Stylish touch panel with high 
technology
 
Convenience Features
Power Save Mode: Standard / Stamina /Off
 
Date/Time Stamp: Available in the included PMB 
software.
 
Media/Battery Indicator: Yes/Yes
 
Red-Eye Reduction: Auto / On / Off
 
LCD Display
Histogram: No
 
LCD Type: 3.5" Xtra Fine TruBlack (921K pixels)
 
Customization: Yes
 
Grid Display: Yes
 
Flash
Flash Coverage: ISO Auto: Approx.0.08-Approx.3.8m
(Approx.0.26'-Approx.12.47')(W)  
/ Approx.0.5-Approx.3.1m(Approx.1.64'-Approx.10.17')
(T),  
ISO3200: up to Approx.8.0m(Approx26.25')(W) / 
Approx.6.3m(Approx20.67')(T)
 
Flash Modes: Pre-Flash / Auto Daylight Synchro / 
Natural/ Auto / On / Slow Syncro / Off
 
Viewfinder
Type: None
 
Optics/Lens
Aperture: iAuto(F3.5-F6.3(W)) / Program Auto(F3.5-F6.3
(W))
 
Focal Distance: 4.43-17.7mm
 
Smart Zoom® Technology: 8M: Approx.4.9x(Total), 5M : 
Approx.6.2x(Total), 
VGA : Approx.25x(Total), 
16:9 (2M) : Approx.8.3x(Total)
 
Digital Zoom: Smart Zoom / Precision Digital Zoom / Off
 
Optical Zoom: 4x
 
Macro Mode: iAuto(W:Approx.1cm(0.39'') to Infinity, 
T:Approx.50cm(1.64') to Infinity)
 
Total Zoom: Approximately 8x with Precision Digital Zoom
 
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): Still shots: 25-100mm / 
Movie 16:9: 27-108mm / Movie 4:3: 33-132mm
 
Lens Construction: 12 elements in 10 groups(including 6 
aspheric elements,1 prism)
 
Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
 
Power
Battery Type: LITHIUM ION N type 3.6V
 
Battery Capacity: Approx. 115 minutes / Approx. 230 
images (when shooting still images)
 
Power Consumption (in Operation): Approx. 1.0W
 
Software
Supplied Software: Picture Motion Browser Ver 5.3, PMB 
Portable 5.2 (for Windows), PMB Portable 1.2 (for 
Macintosh), Music Transfer
 
Operating System Compatibility: Microsoft Windows XP 
SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Macintosh OS X
(v10.4-v10.6)
 
Operating Conditions
Flash Mode(s): Auto / On / Slow Syncro / Off
 
Advanced Features
Image Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot™  Image 
Stabilization
 
In-Camera Editing: Trimming / Red Eye Correction / 
Unsharp Masking
 
NightFraming System: No
 
Face Detection: 8 Faces (Auto / Touch / Child Priority / 
Adult Priority)
 
NightShot® Infrared System: No
 
Anti Motion Blur: Yes
 
Background Defocus: Low / Mid / High
 
Blink Detection: Yes
 
Dustproof: No
 
Embedded GPS: No
 
Freezeproof: No
 
Intelligent Auto: Yes
 
Shockproof: No
 
Smile Shutter™  technology: Yes
 
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Superior Auto: Yes
 
Sweep Panorama: Intelligent Sweep Panorama / 3D 
Sweep Panorama
 
Tracking Focus: Yes
 
Waterproof: No
 
Drive System
Burst Mode: Approx 10 fps at 12.2MP (Maximum 10 
shots)
 
Drive Mode: Normal / Hi-Speed Burst (High/Mid/Low)
 
Self-timer: Yes (Off / 10sec. / 2sec./ portrait1 / portrait2)
 
Shutter Speeds: iAuto(2" - 1/1,600) / Program Auto(1" - 
1/1,600)
 
Interface
PictBridge Compatible: No
 
TransferJet: Single / Select
 
HD Output: HDMI / Component (1080i)
 
SD Output: Yes
 
USB Port(s): Yes - USB2.0 Hi-Speed
 
BRAVIA® Sync™ : Yes
 
DVDirect: Yes
 
Memory Card Slot: MS Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC 
Compatible
 
Party Shot Compatible: Yes
 
PhotoTV HD: Yes
 
Imaging Sensor
Processor: BIONZ™
 
Imaging Sensor: 1/2.3" (7.81mm) "Exmor R" CMOS 
Sensor
 
Effective Picture Resolution: 12.2MP
 
Pixel Gross: 12.8MP
 
Exposure System
D-Range Optimizer: Standard
 
ISO: Auto / 125 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200
 
Noise Reduction: Clear Raw N/R
 
Scene Mode(s): High Sensitivity / Twilight / Twilight 
Portrait / Soft Snap / Landscape / Beach / Snow / 
Fireworks / Hi-Speed Shutter / Underwater / 
Gourmet / Pet / Soft Skin
 
White Balance Mode: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / 
Fluorescent 1(White Fluorescent Lighting) / 
Fluorescent 2 (Natural White Fluorescent Lighting) / 
Fluorescent 3 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting) / 
Incandescent / Flash / One Push.
 
Exposure Compensation: Plus / Minus 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
 
Metering Modes: Multi Pattern / Center Weighted / Spot
 
Recording
Media Type: 32MB internal Flash Memory, optional 
Memory Stick Duo™  Media, optional Memory Stick 
PRO Duo™  Media, optional Memory Stick PRO Duo™  
(High Speed), optional Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo™ , 
optional SD/SDHC/SDXC media
 
Microphone/Speaker: Stereo / Mono
 
Still Image Max Effective Resolution: Approx. 12.2 
Megapixels
 
Video Mode: AVCHD 1920x1080 (59.94i, Interlace)
(Approx.17Mbps) / 1440x1080 (59.94i, Interlace)
(Approx.9Mbps) MP4 1440x1080 (29.97fps, Progressive)
(Approx.12Mbps) / 1280x720 (29.97fps, Progressive)
(Approx.6Mbps)/VGA (640x480)(29.97fps, Progressive)
(Approx.3Mbps)
 
Panorama Still Image Size: 2D Panorama (size:Max. 
degrees of sweep angle) 7,152 x 1,080(281deg) / 4,912 
x 1,080(193deg) / 4,912 x 1,920(194deg) / 3,424 x 1,920
(135deg); 3D Panorama (size:Max. degrees of sweep 
angle) 7,152 x 1,080(281deg) / 4,912 x 1,080(193deg) / 
4,912 x 1,920(194deg) / 3,424 x 1,920(135deg) / 1,920 x 
1080(76deg)
 
Still Image Size 16:9: 9M( 4,000 x 2,248) / 2M(1,920 x1,080)
 
Still Image Size 4:3: 12M (4,000x3,000), 8M (3,264x2448), 
5M (2,592x1,944), VGA (640x480)
 
Video Format: AVCHD, MP4
 
Sweep Multi Angle Image Size: 1,920 x 1,080(15views)
 
Video Resolution: AVCHD 1920x1080 (59.94i, Interlace)
(Approx.17Mbps) / 1440x1080 (59.94i, Interlace)
(Approx.9Mbps) MP4 1440x1080 (29.97fps, Progressive)
(Approx.12Mbps) / 1280x720 (29.97fps, Progressive)
(Approx.6Mbps)/VGA (640x480)(29.97fps, Progressive)
(Approx.3Mbps)
 
Focus Control
AF Illuminator: Auto / Off
 
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AF Modes: 9 points AF / Center Weighted AF / Spot AF/ 
Flexible Spot AF (touch)
 
Dimensions
Weight: Body: Approx. 4.7oz. (133g), With battery and 
Memory Stick media:; Approx. 5.3oz. (149g)
 
Measurements: W x H x D: 3 7/8" x 2 3/8" x 
23/32" (97.8mm x 59.5mm x 17.5mm)
 
Service and Warranty Information
Limited Warranty Term: 1 Year Parts & Labor
 
Supplied Accessories
Rechargeable Battery (NP-BN1)
 
Battery Charger
 
A/V Cable
 
USB Cable
 
wrist Strap
 
Paint Pen
 
CD-ROM
 
Multi Output Stand
 
Optional Accessories
Accessory Kit (ACC-CLGB)
 
Party Shot
 
Memory Stick PRO Duo™  Media (MSX-512S)
 
Memory Stick PRO Duo™  Media (MSX-1GST)
 
Memory Stick PRO Duo™  Media (MS-MT2G)
 
Memory Stick PRO Duo™  Media (MS-MT4G)
 
Memory Stick PRO Duo™  Media (MS-MT8G)
 
Memory Stick PRO Duo™  Media (MS-MT16G)
 
Memory Stick PRO Duo™  Media (MS-MT32G)
 
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™  "HX" Media (MS-HX16G)
 
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™  "HX" Media (MS-HX8G)
 
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™  "HX" Media (MS-HX4G)
 
Memory Stick Duo™  USB Adaptor (MSAC-US40)
 
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™  "HX" Media (MS-HX32G)
 
2GB SD Card (SF-2N1)
 
4GB SDHC Card (SF-4N4QJ)
 
8GB SDHC Card (SF-8N4QJ)
 
16GB SDHC Card (SF-16N4)
 
32GB SDHC Card (SF-32N4QJ)
 
Color: Red
 
UPC Code: 027242793088
 
1.Viewable area, measured diagonally 
2. PMB requires Microsoft
Windows
XP SP3/ Windows Vista
SP2/Windows 7. Picture Motion Browser software not supported 
by Mac OS. Movie format is compatible with iMovie
'09 or later 
versions. 
3. Uploading directly to the web requires PMB Portable software and USB 
cable (included), and PC with internet connectivity. Windows
XP 
SP3 64-bit and Starter Edition and Windows Vista
Starter Edition 
environments not supported. 
4.When fully charged. Actual results may vary based on product 
settings, usage patterns and environmental conditions. Battery 
capacity decreases over time and use. 
5.Compatible BRAVIA
HDTV, and component cable required for 
PhotoTV HD viewing. Specifications for BRAVIA HDTV shown vary 
according to market region. 
6.Four preset music tracks stored in internal memory. Imported music 
tracks can be up to five minutes long. When using Music Transfer to 
download music, tracks longer than five minutes will be reduced to 
five minutes when uploading to the Cyber-shot® camera. 
7.Movie recording is limited to 29 minute segments. 
8.3D viewing requires 3D HDTV, a high speed HDMI™  cable (supporting 
at least 10.2 Gbps) connection and 3D glasses (all sold separately). 
9.TransferJet™  enabled media (sold separately) and TransferJet 
technology required in both devices. Interoperability and 
compatibility among TransferJet™  enabled devices may vary. 
10.HD Viewing requires an HD output adapter cable (VMC-MHC1) and 
compatible HDTV, both sold separately. 
11.When using movie mode Memory Stick PRO Duo with MARK2 logo, 
Memory Stick PRO-HG, Class 4 or higher for SD/SDHC/SDXC media 
are recommended 
12.Requires compatible wireless access point(s). Some features may rely 
on Internet services. 
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in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, Cyber-shot, Optical 
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