Technical Specification: - Nikon Digital E2/E2s SLR camera


Technical Specifications:

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Note: Specifications applicable to
Fujix / Fuji DS 505(/515 Model. Please also refer to Nikon E2N/E2Ns section for more updates relating to the few enhancement on the 505A and 515A.

Type of Camera:   Interchangeable lense SLR-type digital camera
CCD   2/3 inch type; 1.3 million pixels (1,280 X 1,000 array); captures 8-bit full-color image
Sensitivity STD equivalent to ISO 880 film
HIGH equivalent to ISO 1600 film
Lense Mount   Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and CPU contacts)
Usable Lenses   AF Nikkor and Ai-S type Nikkor lenses with limitations*
Focus modes: S Single-Servo Autofocus mode
C Continuous-Servo Autofocus mode
M Manual
Autofocus:   TTL phase detection system using Nikon Advanced AM200 autofocus module
Exposure / Metering Matrix Five segment multi-pattern metering system
C-Weighted Concentrates approx. 70% meter's sensitivity into viewfinder's central area
Spot Meters approx. 5mm circle in viewfinder's center
Metering Range
(with f/1.4 lens in STD mode)
Matrix Metering EV 8.5 to 21.5
Center-Weighted EV 8.5 to 21.5
Spot Metering EV 8.5 to 19-1/3
Exposure Control   Program (P), Shutter-Priority AE (S), Aperture-Priority AE (A) and Manual (M) exposure modes
Aperture   controlled by built-in diaphragm inside Reduction Optics; controlled aperture: f/6.7 to f/38, set by command dial; command lock possible
AE Lock   Possible via AE-L (AE lock) button; BV memory type
Exposure Compensation   Possible within ±2 EV range in 1/4 steps

Shutter Speeds   Controlled from 1/2000 to 1/2 sec. steplessly in P or A mode; set from 1/2000 to 1/8 sec. in 1/2 EV steps in M or S mode
Viewfinder   Optical-type eye level viewfinder (fixed); approx. 98% frame coverage; approx. 0.7x magnification with 50mm lense set at infinity
Focusing screen   Nikon advanced B-type BriteView, screen (fixed)
Storage System   Digitally stored (compressed JPEG or uncompressed TTFF)
Storage Media   PCMCIA/JEIDA standard memory card (Type I/II)
Storage Modes (no. of images can store in 15MB card) HI (uncompressed): Approx. 5 images
FINE (1/4compressed): Approx. 21 images
NORMAL (1/8 compressed): Approx. 43 images
BASIC (1/16 compressed): Approx. 84 images
Shooting Modes S (single frame shooting) mode Advances one frame for each shutter release
C (continuous shooting) mode E2: Approx. 1 frame per second (varies according to storage mode);
E2s : Approx. 3 frames per second (up to 7 consecutive shots)
PH (play back) mode for video output
Video Output   NTSC or PAL (selectable)
White Balance Auto: Color temperature auto tracking
Manual: Five-steps mark selection
Flash Synchronization   X sync only; top sync speed of 1/250 sec.; in M or S mode, shutter fires at speed user set (note: 1/350 to 1/2000 sec. cannot he chosen); Matrix Balanced Fill-Flash possible with Nikon Speedlights including SB-26 and 25 or others; Standard M Flash also possible
Autofocus Flash Photography   Possible with Nikon Autofocus Speedlight SB-26, 25, 23, 22 or 20 or other equivalents.
Power Supply / Voltage   7.2V DC Quick Charger EH-1/EH-2 used for charging NiCd Battery EN-1 (charging time: approx. one hour, 1200mm Ah capacity) can also supply power directly to E2 or E2s body via DC Adapter ES-1
Dimensions (W x H x D) and Weight (body with battery):   E2: 164 x 120 x 140mm (6.5 X 4.7 X 5.5 in.); approx. 1.72kg (63.1 oz.) E2s : 164 x 120 x 160mm (6.5 x 4.7 x 6.3 in.): approx. 1.85kg (65.3 oz.)

Nikon E2 Browser System Requirements:

  For IBM PCfAT Windows For Apple Macintosh
Computer BM PC/AT compatible computers with L386, i486, or Pentium for CPU Macintosh or Power book which can ran System 7.1 and with CPU 68030 or greater or Power Macintosh which can can System 7.1 or later
Memory 5MB memory minimum (over 16MB recommended) 2MB memory Minimum (over 10MB recommended)
Hard Disk 4MB minimum available hard disk space (over 40MB recommended) 5MB minimum available hard disk space (over 40 MB recommended)
Monitor 640 x 490-pixel monitor or larger; color monitor with 16.7 million colors, 64K colors, 32K colors, 256 colors 640 x 490-pixel monitor or larger; color or B&W monitor with 16.7 million colors, 64K colors, 32K colors, 256 colors, 256 gradations, 16 gradients gray scale (16.7 million colors recommended) System 7.1 or later Quick Time, Version 2.0 (included in Install disk)
Software MS-DOS 5.0 or higher; Windows 3.1 Mac-PC Manager (included in Nikon PC card drive ED- 10)
Others ASP/DISK software made by ADAPTEC Inc. (included in the Nikon PC card drive ED-10)
Application software to which images are delivered
(applications that support JPEG and BMP format, such as Adobe Photoshop); Nikon PC Card Drive ED-10, SCSI end ADAPTEC 1542
Application software to which images are delivered (applications that support Apple Event, JPEG and PICT format, such as Adobe Photoshop)

Nikon PC Card Drive ED-10
Note: E2/E2s were co-developed with Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. All names of companies and products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Specifications and equipment were subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer. November 1995

List of Compatible System Accessories for Nikon SLR Cameras (for the record only).

Speedlight Units
SB-26 Speedlight Unit
SB-20 Speedlight Unit
SB-22 Speedlight Unit
SB-23 Speedlight Unit
SB-16B Speedlight Unit
SB-2 1B Speedlight Unit
AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter
SD-6 Battery Pack
SD-7 Battery Pack
SD-8 high-performance Battery Pack
SC-17 TTL Remote Cord
SC-1 8 TTL, Multi-Flash Sync Cord
SC-19 TTL Multi-Flash Sync Cord
SC-24 TTL Remote Cord
AS-10 TTL Multi-Flash Adapter
AS-10 TTL Multi-Flash Adapter
SK-6 Power Bracket Unit
Remote Control Accessories
ML-2 Modulite Remote Control Set
MW-2 Radio Control Set
MT-2 Intervalometer
MR-3 Terminal Release
MC-4A 1m Remote Cord
MC-12A 3m Remote Cord
Viewfinder Accessories

DR-3 Right-Angle Viewing Attachment DG-2 Eyepiece Magnifier
DK-7 Eyepiece Adapter Eyepiece for F4
Eyepiece Correction Lenses for F4 DK-2 Rubber Eyecup for F4

* Specifications and equipment were subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer. April 1995/1996.
Many newer system accessories introduced after these years, may also be used with the camera.

Useful Downloads: PDF Instruction Manual (6.9MB) for Nikon Capture 2.0 | PDF Instruction Manual (12.2MB) for Nikon Capture 3.0
PDF Instruction Manual (11.9MB) for Nikon Capture 4.0 | PDF Instruction Manual (6.0MB) for Nikon Capture 4.1

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