Fuji rattle the sabre in the Professional Digital Camera market (and pro-sumer too) with this blockbusting 6.13 megapixel (3040 x 2016 - oh yes) professional SLR with a D1-killing street price of US$4,000. Kodak DCS560 / 660 anyone? Best of all that CCD is HUGE.. 1.1" (APS size).
Vitals: 6.13 Megapixels, accepts Nikon F-mount lenses, ISO: 320-1600, CF Type II & SmartMedia, Est. Street Price: US$4000, on-sale: June, 2000 (Japan).
UPDATED: Impress PC Watch post coverage of the Fujifilm Japan Launch of these cameras
UPDATED: Camera is based on Nikon N60 / F60D (so let me get this straight, Nikon are supplying Fuji with camera bodies to build a digital camera which undercuts the D1... ummm) Even the N60 specifications read back to back.
- 6.13 megapixel, 1.1" (APS sized) Fuji SuperCCD (3040 x 2016)
- Accepts Nikon F-mount lenses (1.5x focal length multiplier) supports AF, AI-P, IX cannot be used
- ISO range 320 - 1600
- Built-in Flash
- Burst rate: 1.5fps
- Storage: CompactFlash Type II, SmartMedia (up to 64MB)
- Weight: 820g
Fujifilm S1 Pro specifications
|CCD||1.1" 6.13 megapixels (Fuji SuperCCD - RGBG filter)|
|Image sizes||3040 x 2016, 2340 x 1536, 1440 x 960 pixels|
|Image modes||TIFF-RGB, TIFF-YC, JPEG Fine, JPEG Normal, JPEG Basic|
|ISO (sensitivity)||320, 400, 800, 1600|
|Lens||Accepts Nikon F-mount lenses (1.5x focal length multiplier) supports AF, AI-P, IX cannot be used|
|Autofocus||TTL phase detection (1-19 EV)|
|Optical viewfinder||TTL (90% view)|
|LCD monitor||2" 200,000 pixel low temperature TFT|
|Timing||3 second startup time, 0.2 second recycle time|
|Storage||Slot1 : SmartMedia (2MB/4MB/8MB/16MB/32MB/64MB)
Slot2 : CompactFlash Type II (supports 340MB MicroDrive)
|Shooting modes||Auto, Multiprogram Auto, Shutter Priority,
Aperture Priority, Manual Exposure
Image programs: portrait mode, scenery mode, close-up mode, sports mode, night view mode.
|Metering modes||3D Matrix with Type-D lens, Center-Weighted, Spot|
|Shutter speed range||30 seconds - 1/2,000 second|
|Continuous mode||1.5 fps (up to 5 frames)|
|Exposure compensation||+/-3EV in 1/3EV steps|
|White balance||Full Auto, Preset, 6 settings|
|Self-timer||10 or 2 secs|
|Flash||Built-in & Hotshoe|
|Flash range||Guide no. 15 (ISO 100/m)|
|Flash modes||Normal, Slow sync, External, Anti-Red-Eye, Forced|
|Playback||Single (zoomable), 2 x 2 thumbnails, 3 x 3 thumbnails, histogram|
|Video output||Varies by region|
|Misc||Voice recording function, "Best Of Image" automatic|
|Power requirements||4 x NiMH AA + 2 x CR123A lithium batteries|
|Dimensions||148.5 x 125 x 79.5 mm (body only)|
|Weight (no batteries)||820 g|
|MSRP Price||~US$ 4000 (body only)|
|Release date||June 2000|
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