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Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z5

By: Dave Etchells & Mike Tomkins

Konica Minolta existing Z3 model gets an updated sensor, larger LCD and slightly updated control layout.

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 03/28/2005


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z5


General

Model Name:

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z5 
Model Number: Z5 
Camera Format: SLR-style 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price:  
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: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 12.0 oz (340 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.3 x 3.1 x 3.3 in.
(109 x 80 x 84 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2560x1920, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 5.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Unknown CCD 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 3
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 420 mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x in 0.2x steps 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Video AF 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum: 0.2500
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 60 cm to Infinity
24.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 0 cm
0.4 - 0.0 in
Min Macro Area: 29 x 22 mm
1.1 x 0.9 in
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.5 (tele) - f/??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: Unknown 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: 2.0 in. digital-interface TFT 
Optical VF Accuracy: 99%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 99%
LCD Size (inches): 1.5
LCD Resolution: 114,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 320
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:
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: 2 or 10
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): 8
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 4.0
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.2 � 4.0 m; Tele: 1.2 � 2.5 m 
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):  
Uncompressed Format: None 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2) 
Movie File Format: MotionJPEG (MOV) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: DiMAGE Viewer CD-ROM, ArcSoft VideoImpression 2 CD-ROM (for windows only) 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 3.700 seconds
Shutdown Time: 5.000 seconds
Play -> Record: 0.600 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 2.900 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.600 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.320 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.150 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 1.510 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 1.150 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 2
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.880
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 30.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 792.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable, 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: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL:  

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