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Minolta DiMAGE Z1


General

Model Name:

Minolta DiMAGE Z1 
Model Number: Z1 
Camera Format: SLR-style 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $399.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2003-08-07
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: Plastic 
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 10.8 oz (305 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.3 x 3.1 x 3.1 in.
(110 x 78 x 80 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1280x960, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 160x120
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.20
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.7" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Unknown CCD 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 3
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 380 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type:  
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus:  
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 4 - 0 cm
1.6 - 0.0 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture: f/8.0
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 (wide) / f/3.5 (tele) - f/8 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 52 mm
Lens Thread Type: Body threads, optional adapter 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Mirrored 1.5" 113k pixel LCD 
Optical VF Accuracy: 94%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 98%
LCD Size (inches): 1.5
LCD Resolution: 113,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 6.00
Exposure
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 7
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 30 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: 256-segment Multi, Center-weighted, 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: Autoflash, Autoflash with red-eye reduction, Fill flash, Slow-shutter sync, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 6.1
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.8 20 ft. (0.23 6.1 m) from CCD; Telephoto: 3.9 15.7 ft. (1.2 4.8 m) from CCD 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD/MMC 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format: None 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: MotionJPEG (MOV) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: DiMAGE Viewer, ArcSoft VideoImpression 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
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: 0.670 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 5
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 30.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 13.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 150.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable or NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 4 x AA alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included: No 
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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