Fuji X-Pro 1 Kit
Fuji's new interchangeable camera may look like a rangefinder camera but packs a huge punch with its hybrid optical-electronic viewfinder and X-Trans CMOS sensor.
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This kit includes the Fuji X-Pro 1 and the three launch lenses - the XF 18mm f2.0, XF 35mm f1.4 and the XF 60mm f2.4 Macro.
Featuring the new X-Trans CMOS sensor™ and an original FUJIFILM X-Mount and Hybrid Multi Viewfinder
Setting new standards in image resolution
FUJIFILM have developed a new CMOS sensor called the X-Trans CMOS™. The X-Trans CMOS™ sensor is capable of delivering resolution that is parallel, if not superior, to a full frame sensor.
The new colour filter array paves the way for an ideal sensor that does not need an optical low-pass filter. While the optical low-pass filter is indispensable for the reduction of moiré and false colour generated by conventional sensors, it also degrades resolution. FUJIFILM has developed a new colour filter array that is inspired by the random arrangement of fine film grain, removing the need for an optical low-pass filter to solve moiré and false colour issues. In the array, RGB pixels are arranged in 6x6 pixel sets with high aperiodicity. Increasing the degree of randomness eliminates the fundamental cause of moiré and false colours – a problem that occurs in conventional arrays when shooting stripes and other repeating patterns. The presence of an R, G and B pixel in every vertical and horizontal pixel series minimises the generation of false colours and delivers higher colour reproduction.
EXR Processor Pro – As a result of using a film-inspired array, a more powerful processor is required to process the image signal data. So FUJIFILM have created the EXR Processor Pro. This development will maximise the full potential of the X-Trans CMOS™ sensor and deliver high speed and high precision image processing.
Prime FUJINON XF lenses deliver the highest image quality
Fujinon lenses have long been associated with delivering high quality images, with optics used for both broadcast TV and medium format cameras. Now the expertise borne out of this enviable optical heritage has been put into lenses for the FUJIFILM X-Pro1.
Three compact XF Fujinon fast aperture prime lenses will be available at launch. The “XF18mmF2 R”, “XF 35mmF1.4 R” and “XF60mmF2.4 R Macro” all offer precise control over depth-of-field and deliver excellent out-of-focus bokeh thanks to the design of the moulded aperture diaphragm blades. The blades are curved to create a circular image at all aperture settings, while the very edges of each blade are meticulously rounded off rather than simply cut off, which delivers a sharper image. In addition, the solid feel of the high-quality metal barrel and detailed exposure setting in 1/3 step increments using the aperture ring fuel your desire to capture more photos with every shot.
FUJIFILM original “X-Mount” maximises lens performance
Specifically designed to maximise the mirror less design of the body the X-Mount has a short flange back distance of just 17.7mm. This means the rear lens elements are as close as possible to the sensor. The wide opening allows the lens to be mounted deeper within the body – up to 7.5mm (approx) from the mount surface – reducing the back focus distance of each lens to the minimum possible, thus achieving high resolution.
Hybrid Multi Viewfinder – seeing is believing
FUJIFILM’s revolutionary Hybrid Viewfinder first appeared in the X100. With its ability to instantly switch between an Optical Viewfinder and Electronic Viewfinder the Hybrid Viewfinder has added a new dimension to the pleasure of composing photographs. For the brightest viewing image, and to keep shutter lag to a minimum, users should choose the Optical Viewfinder. Those wanting focus confirmation, exposure information, white balance information and depth of field indicators should switch to Electronic Viewfinder.
The Electronic Viewfinder provides an excellent “Live View” of your composition. This fusion of technologies allows users to enjoy composing their images through a bright viewfinder, but has the option to overlay vital picture taking information should this be required.
Changing between the two viewfinders is simple, thanks to the switch on the front of the X-Pro1 body. When attaching a FUJINON XF-series lens on X-Pro1, both the viewfinder magnification and bright frame size automatically switch to support the lens focal length. Viewfinder magnification switches to 0.37x for the 18mm lens, and to 0.60x when the 35mm or 60mm lens is mounted, letting you compose your shot with the bright, crystal clarity of an optical image. The X-Pro1 also gives you the freedom to manually set a focal distance and switch between viewfinder magnifications.
Cutting-edge technology in a beautiful camera body
The top and base are made from die-cast aluminium alloy which, combined with high quality touches like precise engraving on the top-plate and hand-enamelled lettering on the lenses, underlines the fact that the entire X-Pro1 system is built without compromise.
This eye for detail extends to the shutter speed dial and exposure compensation control that is precision milled from solid metal. Details like the shutter speed dial lock mechanism and the recessed exposure compensation dial are designed to prevent accidental movement of settings. The knurled finish on the sides of the dials feature rows of minutely milled squared pyramids for superb grip and confidence.
“Made in Japan” confirms that every part of the construction has had to meet FUJIFILM’s highest standards. The lightweight, precision-milled lens hood (included with the lens) has been exclusively designed and machined from aluminium for the FUJINON XF lens. Its compact size delivers superb light shading performance in a design that perfectly matches X-Pro1 styling.
Diameters of the aperture ring and focus ring of the 3 Fujinon XF-series interchangeable lenses are only slightly larger than the barrel for sleek uniformity of design. Precision machined from metal, the reassuring click of the aperture ring at each setting and the comfortable torque resistance when operating the focus ring enhances the shooting experience.
The X-Pro1’s leather-like finish designed for a quality look and durability. The synthetic leather offers resistance to the elements and high durability, while an original manufacturing process produces a texture with the look and feel of authentic leather.
The X-Pro1 has been designed with the photographer’s comfort in mind. The natural fit of the eyepiece provides excellent shielding from light leakage. A dioptric adjustment lens can also be attached.
Extending FUJIFILM’s photo film legacy
In film cameras, multiple exposures is the unique photographic technique of superimposing one image on another by double exposing a single frame of film.
|Number of effective pixels||16.3 million pixels|
|Image sensor||23.6 mm x 15.6 mm (APS-C) X-Trans CMOS with primary color filter Sensor Cleaning system Ultra Sonic Vibration|
|Storage media||SD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC (UHS-I) memory card*1|
|File format||still image JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3)*2, RAW (RAF format), RAW+JPEG (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible) movie H.264 (MOV) with Stereo sound|
|Number of recorded pixels||L : (3:2) 4896 x 3264 / (16:9) 4896 x 2760 / (1:1) 3264 x 3264 M : (3:2) 3456 x 2304 / (16:9) 3456 x 1944 / (1:1) 2304 x 2304 S : (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664
|Lens mount||FUJIFILM X mount|
|Compatible Interchangeable lens||FUJINON LENS XF18mmF2 R FUJINON LENS XF35mmF1.4 R FUJINON LENS XF60mmF2.4 R Macro|
|Sensitivity||Equivalent to ISO 200 - 6400 (Standard Output Sensitivity) AUTO mode : AUTO (400) / AUTO (800) / AUTO (1600) / AUTO (3200) Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 12800 and 25600|
|Exposure control||TTL 256-zones metering, Multi / Spot / Average|
|Exposure modes||Programmed AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure|
|Exposure compensation||-2.0 EV - +2.0 EV, inclement with 1/3 EV step|
|Shutter control||Focal Plane Shutter|
|Shutter speed (with mechanical shutter)||(P mode) 1/4 sec. to 1/4000 sec., (All other modes) 30 sec. to 1/4000 sec. Bulb (max. 60 min.) Time 2 to 30 sec. Synchronized Shutter speed for flash : 1/180 sec or slower (P mode or A mode) 1/160 sec or sowler (S mode or M mode) * 1/180 sec can be automatically set at some shooting conditions on P mode or A mode.|
|Continuous shooting||Max 6 / 3 fps selectable|
|Auto bracketing||AE Bracketing (±1/3 EV, ±2/3 EV, ±1 EV) Film Simulation Bracketing (Any 3 type of film simulation selectable) Dynamic Range Bracketing (100%, 200%, 400%) ISO sensitivity Bracketing (±1/3 EV, ±2/3 EV, ±1 EV)|
|Focus||mode Single AF / Continuous AF / MF Distance Indicator type TTL contrast AF, AF assist illuminator available AF frame selection Area (EVF / LCD: 49 areas with 7 x 7, OVF: 25 areas with 5 x 5) / Multi * changeable size of AF frame: among 5 type|
|White balance||Automatic scene recognition Custom, Color temperature selection (K) Preset: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, underwater|
|Film Simulation mode||10 type (PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT, PRO Neg Hi, PRO Neg Std, MONOCHROME, MONOCHROME+Ye FILTER, MONOCHROME+R FILTER, MONOCHROME+G FILTER, SEPIA)|
|Dynamic range setting||AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%|
|Self-timer||Approx. 10 sec. / 2 sec. Delay|
|Flash modes||Hot shoe with TTL contacts; sync terminal Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Rear-curtain Synchro. Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro.|
|Hot shoe||Yes (dedicated TTL Flash compatible)|
|Viewfinder||Hybrid Multi Viewfinder Optical viewfinder Reverse Galilean viewfinder with electronic bright frame display Magnifications: 0.37x / 0.6x Coverage of frame area v.s. capturing area: approx. 90% Electronic viewfinder 0.47-in., approx. 1,440,000-dots color LCD viewfinder Coverage of viewing area v.s capturing area: approx. 100% Eye sensor installed Eye point: approx. 14 mm|
|LCD monitor||3.0-inch RGBW (White) LCD monitor, approx. 1,230,000 dots, (Approx. 100% coverage)|
|Movie recording||1920 x 1080 pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels (24 frames/sec.) with stereo sound Individual movies can not exceed 29 minutes in length.|
|Photography functions||Select custom setting, Motion panorama, Color space, Color (Saturation), sharpness, Dynamic range, Film simulation, Gradation, Auto red-eye removal, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Histogram display, Preview depth of focus, Focus check, Electronic level, Multiple exposure, Date input, Fn button setting (RAW, Movie, etc)|
|Playback functions||RAW conversing, Image rotate, Red-eye reduction, Photobook assist, Erase selected frames, image search, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Slide show, Mark for upload, Protect, Crop, Resize, Panorama, Favorites|
|Other functions||PictBridge, Exif Print, Languages selection, Time difference, Quick start mode, Power save mode, Silent mode|
|Terminal||Video output - Digital interface USB 2.0 High-Speed HDMI output HDMI mini connector|
|Power supply||NP-W126 Li-ion battery (included)|
|Dimensions||139.5 (W) x 81.8 (H) x 42.5 (D) mm / 5.5 (W) x 3.2 (H) x 1.7 (D) in. (Minimum depth: 34.1 mm / 1.3 in.)|
|Weight||Approx. 450 g / 15.9 oz. (including battery and memory card) Approx. 400 g / 14.1 oz. (excluding battery and memory card)|
|Operating Temperature||0°C - 40°C|
|Operating Humidity||10 - 80% (no condensation)|
|Guide to the number of available frames for battery operation||approx 300 frames|
Please note that this list is for guidance only. We will always advise you if for any reason the equipment is to be supplied with a different number of batteries.
Where applicable, all batteries will be fully charged before dispatch, except in the event of a turnaround where the client will be advised accordingly.
The following accessories are available to hire with the Fuji X-Pro 1 Kit -
|Daily Hire||£71.67 (£86.00)||Weekend Hire||£124.17 (£149.00)|
|Weekly Hire||£271.67 (£326.00)||2 Weekly Hire||£423.33 (£508.00)|
|3 Weekly Hire||£551.67 (£662.00)||Deposit||£788.00|
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