FinePix S5 Pro

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FinePix S5 Pro
Fujifilm S5 pro img 1033.jpg
Type Single-lens reflex
Sensor 23.0 mm × 15.5 mm Super CCD SR Pro
Maximum resolution 4256 × 2848 (12.34M/12.1 M pixels sensor/effective)
Lens Interchangeable, Nikon F-mount
Flash Manual pop-up with button release Guide number (ISO 100, m)
Shutter Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter
Shutter speed range 30 s – 1/8000 s, bulb
Exposure metering Three-mode through-the-lens (TTL) exposure metering
Exposure modes Programmed Auto [P] with flexible program; Shutter-Priority Auto [S]; Aperture Priority Auto [A]; Manual [M]
Metering modes 3D Colour Matrix Metering II, Centre-weighted and Spot
Focus areas Normal: 11 areas; Wide: focus area can be selected from 7 areas
Focus modes Instant single-servo AF (S), continuous-servo AF (C), manual (M)
Continuous shooting 3frame/s standard Dynamic Range 1.5 frame/s in extended ranges
Viewfinder Optical
ASA/ISO range 100-3200
Flash bracketing 3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Custom WB Auto, Six presets, Manual preset (four), Kelvin temperature, Fine tunable
WB bracketing 2 to 9 frames in increments of 1, 2 or 3
Rear LCD monitor 2.5-inch (63.5 mm) TFT LCD, 230,000 pixels
Storage CompactFlash (Type I or Type II) or Hitachi Microdrive
Battery Fujifilm NP-150 Lithium-Ion battery
Weight About 830 g without battery, memory card, body cap, or monitor cover
Optional battery packs MB-D200 battery pack with one or two Fujifilm NP-150 or six AA batteries

The FinePix S5 Pro is a digital single lens reflex camera introduced by Fujifilm on 25 September 2006 and since discontinued.[1] It replaces the previous FinePix S3 Pro and keeps the Nikon F mount compatibility, including DX size lenses. It is based on the Nikon D200 body,[2] and benefits from its improvements: 11-point autofocus, i-TTL flash, a bigger 2.5-inch (64 mm) LCD and a lithium-ion battery. It boasts a Super CCD 23×15.5 mm image sensor of the same configuration as its predecessor, with 6.17 million low sensitivity pixels and 6.17 million high sensitivity pixels to give a high dynamic range, and a boost to 3200 ISO.

It introduces also a face detection feature for reviewing those details faster and a "live view" function to help focusing. It is possible to use it in tethered operation, to connect a barcode reader and a wired ethernet or wifi link.[3]

Compatibility with Nikon D200 battery systems[edit]

While the Finepix S5 Pro shares the same body design as the Nikon D200, it is not fully compatible with the Nikon EN-EL3e. The Nikon EN-EL3e will not even work when using the Nikon MB-D200 battery pack and vertical battery grip, You must use either the Fujifilm NP-150 lithium batteries or 6 AA cells, Fuji only approves LR6 (AA-Alkaline), HR6 (AA Ni-MH) and ZR6 (AA-Ni-Mn). Fuji does not approve the use of Ni-CD, lithium or manganese AA Batteries.

UV/IR version of camera[edit]

On July 13, 2007, Fujifilm announced an ultraviolet and infrared sensitive version of the Finepix S5 Pro, the FinePix IS Pro. The camera is marketed towards the law-enforcement, medical and scientific communities.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fujifilm Announces Development Plans for New FinePix S5 Pro" (Press release). Fuji Photo Film. 2006-09-25. 
  2. ^ "Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro". Digital Photography Review. 2006-09-25. 
  3. ^ "FinePix S5 pro leaflet". Fujifilm Corporation. 2006. 
  4. ^ "Fujifilm FinePix IS Pro Press Release". Digital Photography Review. 2007-07-13. 

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