Fujifilm S3 Pro UVIR Review

 
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Model Name: Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro UVIR 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: S3 Pro UVIR 
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $1799.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2006-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 815g
28.7oz
Weight With Batteries? No 
Size: 148 x 135 x 79 mm
5.8 x 5.3 x 3.1 in
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4256x2848, 3024x2016, 2304x1536, 1440x960
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution:
Movie Frame Rate: 0.00, 0.00
Movie Audio:  
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 6.45
CCD Size (inches): 1.09 
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.53
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 
Sensor Type:  
Actual Pixels: 6.17 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: Varies with lens 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.0
LCD Resolution (pixels): 235,000
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Custom 1, Custom 2, Sunny, Shade, Fluorescent 1, 2, 3, Incandescent 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 3.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Metering Modes: 3Dľ10 Matrix, Center-Weighted, Spot  
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes:  
Flash Guide Number (Meters): 12
Flash Range Description:  
Ext Flash Connection: ISO hot shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / SM / xD 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: CCD-RAW (14-bit) 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: None 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed, FireWire
Other Connection: DC input 
Included Software: USB driver, FinePix Viewer, ImageMixer VCD2 for FinePix, RAW File Converter LE 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 4 x AA NiMH rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
Notes & Features: Closely related to the existing FinePix S3 Pro, but with the IR and UV cut filters removed and menus rearranged to make the camera more suitable for specialised UV and IR photography (as used in police work, etc.) Manual focus is recommended for IR photography, Fujifilm spec sheets note that both autofocus and autoexposure may not perform well, and that while ISO below 200 is possible, it isn't recommended. 

 

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