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Fujifilm announce Big Job DS-270HD

By dpreview staff on Dec 18, 2001 at 04:00 GMT

Fujifilm, updating their 'Big Job' ruggedized digital cameras has today announced the DS-270HD. The 'Big Job' line is aimed specifically at the construction industry with rubber coatings and waterproof seals. The new DS-270HD has a 28 mm (equiv.) F2.8 fixed focal length lens and a 2.4 megapixel SuperCCD sensor which outputs a 4.3 megapixel image. The DS-270HD also features a flash hotshoe and a movie clip mode.

Fujifilm 'Big Job' DS-270HD specifications

Sensor 1/1.7" 2.4 megapixel SuperCCD (4.3 megapixel output)
Image sizes 2400 x 1800, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
Sensitivity ISO 200
Digital Zoom 1.5x - 1600 x 1200
1.9x - 1280 x 960
3.8x - 640 x 480
Lens 28 mm (equiv.) F2.8
Focus Auto focus, Macro Auto Focus
Focus distance Normal: 50 cm - Infinity
Macro: 10 cm - 50 cm
Metering 64 segment metering
Apertures F2.8, F9.8
Shutter speed 1/4 - 1/1000 sec
White balance Auto, 7 manual settings
Movie clip mode 320 x 240 @ 10 fps, max 80 seconds (no audio)
LCD monitor 1.8" TFT, 110,000 pixel
Viewfinder Optical
Flash Built-in, range: 0.4 - 5.0 m
Flash modes Auto, Red-Eye reduction, Fill-in, Cancel, Slow Sync
Storage SmartMedia (up to 128 MB), 16 MB included
Connectivity Video (NTSC), USB, DC-IN
Power 2 x AA batteries
Dimensions 107 x 87 x 51 mm
Weight (inc batt.) 395 g
Waterproofing JIS grade 7 (rain proof, not underwater)
Est. price 106,000 YEN (~$830)

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