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Minolta Dimage RD3000

Unusual 2-CCD design produces a professional-level SLR digicam at an affordable price.

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 5/23/2000


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Minolta RD3000


General

Model Name:

Minolta RD3000 
Model Number: RD3000 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $3995.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available:  
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: IR 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 35.3 oz (1,000 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 5.9 x 4.0 x 4.6 in.
(150 x 101 x 117 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 1984x1360
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 2.69
CCD Size (inches): 1/2" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.50
Movie Audio: No 
Quality Levels:  
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
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:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/6.7
Aperture Range Description: Aperture is lens-dependent. Minolta Vectis lenses have max f/6.7 on RD3000 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: Lens Threads 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: SLR 
Optical VF Accuracy: 87%
LCD Viewfinder: No 
LCD VF Accuracy: n/a
LCD Size (inches): 2.0
LCD Resolution: 110,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 200, 800
ISO Rating Max: 800
Number of White Balance Settings: 3
White Balance Settings:  
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 30 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/2000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Matrix (14 segment) 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: No 
No of Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
No of Flash "Pops": n/a
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 64.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, SCSI
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Digita Desktop 
OS Compatibility: Win95, Win98, WinNT4.0, MacOS 7.6.1 or later 
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: 34.000 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 0.695 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.500
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium, NiCd, NiMH (4 NiMH recommended) 
Batteries Included: NiMH
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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