Epson R-D1s Digital Rangefinder Camera

Epson R-D1s Digital Rangefinder Camera

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SSK # EP-RD1S

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Shopping Point 49.250 = RM49.25

Epson R-D1s Digital Rangefinder Camera

Improved version from the previous R-D1! Only available in Japan!

Epson's R-D1s digital camera harkens back to the classic rangefinder cameras of old. A rangefinder is a type of camera that has a built-in device for measuring distance based on the principles of triangulation. Built in collaboration with Cosina, known worldwide for its optical technologies, the classically styled R-D1s offers a 6.1 megapixel resolution, support for over 200 vintage and contemporary L/M-mount lenses, 2-inch flip-out LCD monitor, hot shoe for external flash, and a 1.x viewfinder that provides automatic parallax correction.

The R-D1s 6.1-megapixel APS-C sized CCD (23.7mm x 15.6mm) captures images in two sizes: 3008 x 2000 and 2240 x 1488. It records images to either JPEG or 12-bit CCD-RAW. It features aperture priority and manual exposure modes, a shutter speed range of 1 to 1/2000 seconds, and exposure compensation of +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3 EV steps.

The R-D1s uses the world's first 1x viewfinder, enabling you to view scenes--including panoramas--through the camera as if they were looking at scenes using their naked eyes. The camera also has the advantage of improved focus precision compared to low magnification optical finders. The 2-inch flip-out-and-twist LCD has a 235K pixel resolution and features buttons for the camera's digital controls.

The rangefinder type camera has been used by many of the world's greatest photographers, from photo journalists to professional portrait photographers. In keeping with that unique heritage, Epson designed the Epson R-D1 to offer all the creative possibilities of digital technology, while maintaining the precision engineering of a traditional rangefinder camera. The camera is focused by superimposing two slightly different views of a scene with the rangefinder. In general, compared to an auto-focus system, performance does not change even if lenses are swapped, and focus can be achieved quickly, accurately and with a light level that is nearly the same as the unaided eye, even in dimly lit locations. In addition, since the field of view is not blocked by the action of a shutter as it is with a single-lens reflex camera, you won't miss an important photographic moment.

Features

  • 6.1-megapixel CCD sensor captures 3008 x 2000-pixel images
  • Classic rangefinder style camera features traditional analog camera controls
  • Support for over 200 vintage and contemporary L/M-mount lenses
  • Stores images on Secure Digital (SD) and MultiMedia (MMC) memory cards; no direct connection to PC
  • Powered by proprietary rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
  • White balance settings: auto, sunlight, clouds, shade, incandescent, and fluorescent
  • Histogram display
  • Needle display module using four needles (image quality setting, white balance setting, frames remaining, battery level)
  • Compatibility with Secure Digital (SD) and MultiMedia (MMC) memory cards
  • Multi-languages selectable in LCD menu: Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Chinese

Specifications

  • Epson R-D1s Digital Rangefinder Camera Specifications
    • Camera type: Rangefinder digital camera with Leica M-Series interchangeable lens mount
  • CCD sensor
    • APS size: .93 x .61-in. (23.7 x 15.6mm)
    • Total CCD resolution: 6.3 million pixels
    • Effective pixels: 6.1 million pixels
    • Magnification factor 1.53
  • File format
    • JPEG (normal/high), Epson RAW
    • File type: Exif 2.21, DCF (Design Rule for Camera File) System 2.0, DPOF 1.1 (Digital Print Order Format) compliant
  • Resolution Modes
    • JPEG Normal: 2240 x 1488 pixels
    • JPEG High: 3008 x 2000 pixels
    • JPEG compression ratio is fixed
    • RAW: 3008 x 2000 pixels
  • Viewfinder: Coincident real image rangefinder, 1.0x magnification
  • Rangefinder: Split-image and coincident image rangefinder (interlocking range: 0.7m - infinity)
  • Visual field frame: Angle setting: 28/35/50mm bright frames, auto parallax correction
  • Lens Mounts: EM mount (Leica M-Series) (compatible with M-mount) L-mount with optional third-party adapter
  • Shutter speed: 1/2000 - 1 second, bulb
  • Exposure control
    • Aperture priority auto / manual, with AE lock function
    • -2.0 / +2.0V exposure value adjustment (1/3 EV steps)
  • Sensitivity: ISO 200/400/800/1600
  • White balance: Auto (TTL metering auto white balance), sunlight, clouds, shade, incandescent and fluorescent
  • Metering: TTL screen surface direct actual-aperture center-weighted averaged metering
  • LCD Monitor: 2-inch low-temperature polysilicon TFT color LCD (235K pixels). View photos, detailed information, histogram and camera menus.
  • Needle Display Module: Display using four needles (image quality setting/white balance setting/frames remaining/battery level)
  • X Contact: For external flash (synchronizes at shutter speed 1/125 second or less)
  • Color Setting: Color and monochrome (standard black and white, green filter, yellow filter, orange filter, red filter)
  • Picture Settings: Standard, three user defined settings (edge enhancement, saturation, tint, contrast, and noise reduction)
  • Storage: Secure Digital memory card
  • Print support: PRINT Image Matching II
  • Camera body: Magnesium alloy
  • Tripod Mount: 1/4-inch (ISO 1222)
  • Software Minimum System Requirements
    • Epson PhotoRAW: Windows 98SE, Me, 2000 (Pro), XP (Home and Professional)
    • Epson RAW Plug-in: Windows 98SE, Me, 2000 (Pro), XP (Home and Professional) Macintosh OS 9.1.x - 9.2.x and OS 10.2 - 10.3x
  • Power Requirements
    • Li-ion battery and charger
  • Environmental Requirements (Operating range)
    • Temperature: 41F to 95 F (5 through 35 C)
    • Humidity: 30 to 80-percent (non-condensing)
  • Dimensions and Weight (body only)
    • Dimensions: 5.59 x 3.48 x 1.56 in. (W x H x D)
    • Weight without memory card and battery: 1.24 lb.
    • Warranty: One-year limited

Includes

  • Epson R-D1s rangefinder digital camera - Body Only
  • User's Guide
  • Software on CD-ROM (Epson PhotoRAW and Epson RAW Plug-in)
  • Epson Tutorial DVD-ROM
  • Body Cap
  • Neck Strap
  • Li-ion battery and Charger

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