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FinePix S3 Pro UVIR Digital Camera Specifications*

FinePix S3 Pro UVIR Digital Camera – Specifications*

Type of Camera Interchangeable-lens SLR-type digital camera
Number of Effective Pixels**

12.34 million (S-pixel: 6.17million, R-pixel: 6.17million) pixels

CCD Sensor 23.0x15.5mm Super CCD SR II
Number of total pixels: 12.9 million (S-pixel: 6.45 million, R-pixel: 6.45 million) pixels
Number of Recorded Pixels

Still image: 4,256×2,848 (12.1million)/3,024×2,016/2,304×1,536/1 ,440×960 pixels

Storage media

Slot No.1: xD-Picture Card™ (16MB – 2GB)
Slot No.2: CF/Microdrive™
(Compatibility is listed on Fujifilm website: h ttp://

File formats

JPEG-DCF compatible (Exif Ver 2.21***)
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
CCD-RAW (14bit)

Storage Media
(4256 x 2848 pixels)


Mode 512MB
RAW-WIDE Approx. 20
RAW-STD Approx. 39
JPEG (FINE) Approx. 107
JPEG (NORMAL) Approx. 214

The number of images will vary slightly depending on the type of subject.
Lens mount Nikon F mount (with AF coupling, AF contacts)
Usable lenses

D/G type AF Nikkor lenses: All functions possible
AF Nikkor other than D/G type: All function except 3D Matrix
Metering possible
Non-CPU: Usable in Manual exposure mode
(exposure meter will not be accurate w/S3 Pro IRUV)

Lens servo

Single Servo AF (S), Continuous Servo AF, Manual focus (M)
Focus tracking automatically activated in subject’s status in Single Servo AF (S) or Continuous Servo AF ©

Picture angle Approx.1.5× focal length in 35mm format equivalent
Auto focus

TTL phase detection (Auto AF may not perform well with S3 PRO IRUV)
Detection range: EV -1 to EV 19
(ISO 100 equivalent at normal temperature) (Manual focus is recomended under IR applications) (see live preview function)

Focus area One of five focus areas can be selected

AF Area mode

Single Area AF
Dynamic AF (Dynamic AF Mode with Closest Subject Priority is available)

Focus lock

Focus is locked by pressing AE/AF Lock button or lightly pressing shutter release button in Single Servo AF


Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal- plane shutter

Shutter speed

30 sec. to 1/4000 sec. Bulb, X-contact, Max.1/180 sec.


Equivalent to ISO 200/400/800/1600 (Although ISO setting below 200 is possible, it ’s not recommended )

Exposure metering system

TTL full-aperture exposure metering system
Three metering systems selectable (limitations with lens used)

  • 3D–10 Matrix Metering: EV 0–21
  • Center-Weighted metering: EV 0–21
  • Spot Metering: EV 3–2
Exposure compensation ±3 EV range, in 1/2 steps
Exposure modes

P: Auto-Multi Program (Flexible program possible),
S: Shutter-priority Auto,
A: Aperture- priority Auto,
M: Manual

White balance

Automatic (WB is not applicable under IR conditions)
Manual: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom1, Custom2


To focus the camera use Live Preview LCD function if dark UV and IR lens filters are in place.
Fixed-eyelevel pentaprism, built-in diopter adjustment
(-2.0-1 to +1.0m-1)
Frame coverage: Approx.93% vertical, Aprox.95% horizontal

Eye point

24 mm
Focusing screen

Clear Matte Screen II with focus brackets and On-demand Grid Lines able to display

Viewfinder information

Focus indications, Metering system, AE lock, Shutter speed, Aperture, Exposure mode, Electronic analog exposure display/exposure compensation display, Frame counter/exposure compensation value, Ready-light, Multiple exposure, Focus area, Flash exposure compensation, Five sets of focus brackets (area) /Spot metering area, Center- Weighted metering, On-Demand Grid Lines able to display

LCD panel (top panel) display

Shutter speed/Exposure compensation value, Aperture, Exposure compensation, Flash exposure compensation, Auto exposure bracketing, Bracketing bar graphs, flexible program, Flash sync mode, AF area mode Focus area, Battery power

LCD monitor

2.0-inch low temperature polysilicon TFT (approx.  235,000 pixels, wide-type LCD, approx. 100% frame coverage)

Built-in flash Guide No.12 (ISO 100, m), flash coverage: 20mm or longer lens
Flash sync, mode

Front-curtain sync (normal sync), Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync, Rear curtain sync

Ready light

Lights up when flash fully charged with built in flash
Blinks for 3 sec. for full output warning

Accessory shoe Standard ISO-type with hot-shoe contact (Safety lock provided)
Remote Release Electronic shutter release

Electronically controlled: timer duration: 20sec./10sec./5sec./2sec. 

Video output NTSC/PAL selectable
Digital interface USB 2.0 (High-speed) for data storage, IEEE1394 for data storage & shooting
Sync contact X- contact only: flash synchronization up to 1/180 sec. 
Power source

4 AA type Ni-MH batteries (sharing power with camera body), AC Power Adapter AV-5VX (Optional)

Dimensions 147.8 (W)×135.3 (H)×78.5 (D) mm/5.8 (W) ×5.3 (H) x 3.1 (D) in.
Weight Approx.815g/28.7oz. (excluding battery & lens)
Shooting modes

Single frame shooting
Continuous shooting
D-range: STD mode: Max.2.5 frames/sec. 
RAW: Up to max. 7 frames, JPEG: Up to max.  12 frames
D-range: WIDE mode: RAW, Max.1.4 frames/sec. Up to 3 frames
JPEG, Max.1 frame/sec. Up to 6 frames
Preview mode/Multiple exposure

Power source

Color ---------- HIGH/ STD/ ORG/ B&W
Film simulation -------- FILM SIMULATION F1/ F2
Color space ----------- sRGB/ Adobe-RGB
Contrast ------------- HARD/ STD/ ORG
Sharpness ------------ HARD/ STD/ ORG
D-range ------------ WIDE: AUTO / WIDE 1/ WIDE 2

Playback functions

Single frame/ Thumbnails in 9 segments
Playback zoom/ Histogram indication/ Standard chart

Accessories included
  • 4 AA type Ni-MH batteries, Battery Charger for Ni-MH batteries,
  • Shoulder Strap, Body cap, Eyepiece cap, LCD cover,
  • Cable Holder, USB cable (with Filter), IEEE 1394 cable, Video cable
  • CD-ROM: USB driver, FinePixViewer, ImageMixer VCD2 for FinePix, RAW File Converter LE

S3 Pro UVIR ’s Auto Focusing and Auto Exposure may not function properly due to the wide range of lighting conditions between UV & IR.
Manual Exposure Compensation and Focus is required.

* Specifications subject to change without notice.

** Number of effective pixels: The number of pixels on the image sensor which receive input light through the optical lens, and which are effectively reflected in the final output data of the still image.

*** Exif 2.21 is a newly revised digital camera file format that contains a variety of shooting information for optimal printing.

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