Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro Review
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro Specifications
|Body material||High-impact plastic / rubber (metal sub-structure)|
|Price||US - $2,399 (Body only, no lens) [check
UK - £1,995 (Body only, no lens) [check / order]
|Sensor||Fujifilm SuperCCD III, 23 x 15.5 mm|
|Sensor effective pixels||6.17 million|
|Final image size||4256 x 2848 (12.1 million pixels)|
|Sensor CFA||Primary (RGB)|
|Analog to digital converter||12-bit|
|Sensitivity|| ISO 100
|Image sizes|| 4256 x 2848 (12.1
3024 x 2016 (6.1 million)
2304 x 1536 (3.5 million)
1440 x 960 (1.4 million)
|Image formats|| JPEG (EXIF)
|Color space|| JPEG / TIFF - sRGB
CCD-RAW - sRGB / Adobe RGB
|Lens mount||Nikon F mount (with AF coupling & AF contacts)|
|Lens compatibility|| D-type / G-type AF
Nikkor (except IX-Nikkor): Autofocus and all functions possible
PC Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/2.8D: Usable in Manual exposure mode
AF Nikkor other than D-type (except AF Nikkor for F3AF): All functions except 3D Matrix Metering possible
AI-P Nikkor: All functions except 3D Matrix Metering and autofocus possible
IX-Nikkor: Cannot be used
Non-CPU: Usable in Manual exposure mode (exposure meter cannot be used)
Electronic Rangefinder usable with lens with maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
|Field of view crop||1.5x (also known as focal length multiplier)|
|Autofocus||TTL phase detection, Nikon Multi-CAM900 autofocus module; Detection range: EV -1 to EV 19 (ISO 100 equivalent, at normal temperature: 20°C/68°F)|
|AF Area mode|| Single Area AF
Dynamic AF (Closest Subject Priority is available)
|AF Illuminator||White light lamp, range 0.5 - 3 m (1.6 - 9.8 ft).|
|Focus area||One of five areas can be selected|
|Lens servo|| Single Servo AF (S)
Continuous Servo AF (C)
Manual focus (M)
Focus Tracking automatically activated in subject's status in single servo AF (S) or Continuous Servo AF (C)
|Focus lock||Focus is locked by pressing AE/AF Lock button or lightly pressing shutter release button in Single Servo AF|
|Metering|| 3D Matrix Metering
with 10-segment SPD
|Metering range|| Matrix: 0 - 21 EV
Center-Weighted Average: 0 - 21 EV
Spot: 3 - 21 EV
(Normal temperature with F1.4 lens)
|Exposure mode|| [P] Auto-Multi Program
(Flexible Program possible)
[S] Shutter-Priority Auto
[A] Aperture-Priority Auto
[M] Manual; shutter speed/aperture adjustable in 0.5 EV steps
|Exposure compensation||+/-3 EV in 0.5 EV steps|
|AE Lock||Detected exposure value locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button|
|AE Bracketing|| Number of shots: two
Compensation steps: 0.5 or 1.0 EV steps
|Shutter||Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter|
|Shutter speed||Bulb, 30 sec - 1/4000 sec|
|Depth-of-field preview||Button, stops-down lens aperture|
|X-Sync shutter speed||Up to 1/125 sec|
|Shooting modes|| Single frame (S)
Continuous shooting (C - approx. 2 fps, max 7/8 images)
|Self-timer|| 2 sec
10 sec (default)
|White balance|| Auto
Fluorescent (Daylight, Warm White, Cool White)
Custom (Custom1, Custom2)
|Flash terminals|| X-contact hot-shoe
PC sync terminal
|Flash control||Controlled by five-segment TTL Multi
Automatic Balanced Fill-Flash with TTL Multi Sensor: 3D Multi-Sensor Balanced Fill-Flash compatible with built-in Speedlight, SB-28, 27, 26, 25 and D-type Nikkor lens; Multi-Sensor Balanced Fill-Flash with built-in Speedlight or Speedlight such as SB-29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22s, 22, 20 and AF Nikkor other than D-type or Ai-P Nikkor lens (except for AF Nikkor for F3AF)
Standard TTL: With built-in Speedlight, SB-28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22s, 22, 20 and non-CPU Nikkor lens; or with built-in Speedlight, SB-29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22s, 22, 20 and exposure mode set to manual or metering system to Spot
|Flash sync mode|| Front-Curtain Sync
Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync
|Viewfinder||Fixed eye-level pentaprism, built-in
(-1.8m-1 to +0.8m-1), 92% frame coverage
|Viewfinder information||Focus indications, Metering system, AE lock, Shutter speed, Aperture, Exposure mode, Electronic analog exposure display/exposure compensation display, Exposure compensation, Frame counter/exposure compensation value, Ready-light, Multiple exposure, Focus area, Flash exposure compensation, Five sets of focus brackets (area) /Spot metering area Center-Weighted metering, On-demand grid lines able to display|
|Top LCD Panel||Shutter speed/Exposure, Compensation value, Aperture. Exposure compensation, Flash exposure compensation, Auto exposure bracketing, Bracketing bar graphs, Custom, flexible program, Flash sync mode, AF Area Mode, Focus area, Battery power|
|Focusing screen||Fixed Clear Matte screen II with focus brackets and On-demand Grid Lines able to display|
|Focusing screen information|| Focus frame
Center-weighted metering area
|Colour saturation|| Standard
Black & White
|Tone compensation|| Standard
|Image sharpening|| Standard
|Storage|| Slot 1: SmartMedia
(up to 128 MB)
Slot 2: Compact Flash Type I/II (IBM Microdrive compatible)
|LCD monitor||1.8" 117,000 pixel TFT (100% frame coverage)|
|Playback functions|| One frame
Thumbnails in 4 segments
Thumbnails in 9 segments
|Custom functions|| 15 functions|
|Image comment||Can be input and automatically attached to image|
|Video output||NTSC or PAL selectable|
|Connectivity|| USB 1.1
IEEE 1394 Firewire (data storage & shooting)
|Voice memo||Yes, memo can be automatically recorded after each shot or in play mode|
|Remote control|| Mechanical release
socket on shutter button
IEEE 1394 remote control using supplied software
|Power|| 4 x AA batteries (NiMH
2 x 3V lithium (CR123A or DL123A)
|Dimensions||142 x 131 x 80 mm (5.6 x 5.2 x 3.1 in)|
|Weight (no battery or lens)||760 g (1.7 lb)|
|Included Software|| Fujifilm FinePixViewer
Fujifilm RAW Converter LE
|Optional accessories||CD-ROM (FinePixViewer, RAW File Converter LE, USB driver, Software Manual-PDF Adobe Photoshop Elements), USB cable, IEEE1394 cable, Video cable, Shoulder strap, 4 x AA alkaline batteries, 2 x CR123A Lithium batteries, Owner's manual, Software Installation manual|
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