Pronea S (APS) Specifications

Note : The Pronea S is a less capable camera than the Pronea 6i

Type of Camera Integral-motor autofocus Advanced Photo System (IX240) single-lens reflex with built-in speedlight.

Picture Format 16.7 x 30.2mm (IX240 film format)

Usable Film Advanced Photo System (IX240) film cartridge (16.7 x 30.2mm) ISO 25-10000 PRONEA uses only Advanced Photo System IX240 film cartridges. Mid roll change (MRC) possible.

Information Exchange System Magnetic Information Exchange (Mag. IX) system

Print Aspect Ratio C, H and P types available

Lens Mount Nikon F mount

Lens IX-Nikkor and AF Nikkor lenses.

Focus Mode Auto Servo AF (automatically chooses single or continuous servo depending on wheteher the subject is moving), and Manual with Electronic Rangefinder

Focus Area Wide and Spot selectable

Focus Tracking Automatically activated when subject moves

Autofocus Detection System Nikon AM280 autofocus module, AF assist illuminator provided.

Autofocus Detection Range Approx. EV 0 to 20 (at ISO 200)

Electronic Rangefinder Available in Manual focus mode with lenses having a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster

Exposure Metering Two built-in exposure meters - 3D Matrix with IX-"D"-AFS-AFI, six segment matrix with non-D.

Metering Range (at ISO 200 with 50mm f/1.4 lens) EV 2 to 21

Exposure Meter Duration Remains on for 5sec. after switch is on or after removing finger from shutter release button

Exposure Modes General purpose program, Programmed Auto (Auto-Multi Program and Vari-Program), Shutter-Priority Auto, Aperture-Priority Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Night scene.

Programmed Auto Exposure Control Camera sets both shutter speed and lens aperture automatically; Flexible Program possible

Shutter-priority Auto Exposure Control Aperture automatically selected to match manually set shutter speed

Aperture-priority Auto Exposure Control Automatically selected shutter speed to match manually set aperture

Exposure Compensation With exposure compensation button; 2 EV range, in 1/2 EV steps

Shutter Electromagnetically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter

Shutter Speeds Lithium niobate oscillator-controlled speeds from 1/2000 to 30 sec. (in 1/2 step); electromagnetically controlled Bulb setting

Viewfinder Fixed-eyelevel pentaprism high-eyepoint type; approx. 95% frame coverage for printed image area in H type (at 9.8 ft.); approx. 0.72X - 0.79X magnification with 50mm lens set at infinity

Eyepoint Approx. 18mm

Focusing Screen Nikon clear matte screen IV; fixed

Viewfinder Information LCD shows shutter speed, aperture, electronic analog exposure display, flash/exposure compensation mark; flash ready-light LED

LCD Panel Information Vari-Program, shutter speed, aperture, exposure mode, Flexible Program, film advance mode, multiple exposure, number of multiple exposure, flash sync mode, exposure/flash bracketing mark, exposure compensation, frame counter, self-timer, title imprint, total number of exposures in cartridge, print quantity, film cartridge indicator, date and time are displayed when power is off

LCD Panel Illumination Push illumination button to activate

Film Loading Drop-in loading system; film automatically advances to the first blank frame after inserting cartridge

Film Advance In single-frame shooting mode, film automatically advances one frame when shutter is released; in continuous shooting mode, shots are taken as long as shutter release button is depressed; approx. 3.5 fps (3.3 fps with Focus Tracking)

Frame Counter Additive type; counts back while film is being rewound

Film Rewind Automatic rewind at the end of film roll; mid-roll rewind possible by pressing two film rewind buttons

Self-timer Electronically controlled; 10 sec. duration; cancellable

Accessory Shoe Standard ISO-type hot-shoe contact; ready-light contact, TTL flash contact, monitor contact; mount receptacle for SB-27/SB-26's Posi-Mount System provided

Built-in TTL Speedlight Guide number: 52(ISO 200, ft.); flash coverage: 20mm or longer lens; Matrix Balanced Fill-Flash, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync and Rear-Curtain Sync are possible

Flash Synchronization Up to 1/125 sec.

Flash Recommended Light Lights up when flash is recommended

Flash Ready-light Lights up when flash is ready; blinks to indicate flash output level was full in previous shot

Flash Output Level Compensation From -3 to +1 EV, in 1/2 EV steps

Data Recording Function Data displayed in the LCD panel with seven choices: Year/Month/Day, Year/Month/Day/Hour/Minute, Month/Day/Year, Month/Day/Year/Hour/Minute, Day/Month/Year, Day/Month/Year/Hour/Minute or No recording; 24-hour cycle with no AM/PM; built-in clock with timing accuracy within 90 sec. a month; power source for backup: camera body.

Number of Film Rolls Per Set of Fresh Batteries For autofocus operation using IX-Nikkor 24-70mm f/3.5-5.6 lens covering the full range from infinity to the closest distance and back to infinity before each shot, in Continuous Servo AF mode with film advance mode at continuous and a shutter speed of 1/180 sec. or faster.

Power Source Two CR2-type lithium batteries

Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 4.6 x 3.4 x 2.2 in.

Weight (without batteries) Approx. 11.5 oz.

Accessories: Remote controller ML-L1 (remote release) infrared 16 feet directlt in front of camera; Power Pack MB-11 (cold weather); Wireless slave flash controller SU-4;

Conversion table of focal length

IX240 format 20mm 24mm 60mm 70mm 100mm 180mm
135 format 25mm 30mm 75mm 87.5mm 125mm 225mm