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Epson PhotoPC 3000Z

Epson's first three-megapixel design boasts great image quality and loads of "enthusiast" features

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 10/01/2000


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Epson PhotoPC 3000Z


General

Model Name:

Epson PhotoPC 3000Z 
Model Number: 3000Z 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $999.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available:  
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 12.7 oz (360 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 4.2 x 3.5 x 2.6 in.
(107 x 88 x 65 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2544x1904, 2048x1536, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.14
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Sony 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels:  
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 34 - 102 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type:  
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area: 74 x 55 mm
2.9 x 2.2 in
Min Aperture: f/8.0
Max Aperture: f/2.0
Aperture Range Description: f/2.0 - f/8.0, f/2.5 - f/8.0 (wide/tele) 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 49 mm
Lens Thread Type: Body threads w/adapter 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy: 85%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 97%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution:  
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 3
White Balance Settings:  
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/750 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.25 EV
Metering Modes: Matrix, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Anti-Red-Eye Reduction, Slow-Sync, Ext 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 2.4
Flash Range Description: .5m - 2.4m (20 inches - 8 feet ) normal mode, .2m - .5m (8 - 18 inches) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: QuickTime 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Sierra Imaging 
OS Compatibility: PC, Mac 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 3.500 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 2.530 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 2.000
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 25.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium, NiCd, NiMH (4 NiMH recommended) 
Batteries Included: AA NiMH (4) batteries
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: Besides movies, can also record sound clips separately (WAV format on PC, AIFF on Mac).  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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