Focal-Plane Shutter


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focal-plane shutter

[′fō·kəl ‚plān ′shəd·ər]
(optics)
A camera shutter consisting of a blind containing a slot; the blind is pulled rapidly across the film, exposing it through the slot.

Focal-Plane Shutter

 

a camera shutter positioned near the focal plane of the lens, consisting of two opaque blinds that form a slit of variable width or a single blind with a slit cut in it.

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0,with aspect ratio of 3:2 Shutter *** Type Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter Shutter speed 1/4000 sec.
5x 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 recommended 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 Shutter Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter Shutter speed 30 sec.
Center-weighed : in Manual exposure mode or with Auto Exposure Lock Exposure compensation 3 EV range in 1/3 EV increments Autofocus TTL phase detection detection Detection range: EV -1 to EV 19 system (ISO 100 equivalent, at normal temperature) White Balance Auto/Fine/Shade (fine weather)/Incandescent light/ 3 modes for Fluorescent light/Custom setting Shutter Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter Shutter speed 30 to 1/2000 sec Remote release Mechanical remote terminal Built-in Guide No.