GR DIGITAL III

GR DIGITAL III – Major Specifications

Item Specifications
No. of Effective Pixels (Camera) Approximately 10.00 million pixels
Image Sensor 1/1.7-inch CCD (total pixels: approx. 10.40 million pixels)
Lens Focal length f=6.0 mm (equivalent to 28 mm for 35 mm film cameras)
F-aperture F1.9 – F9 (exposure control with both aperture and ND filter when F8.0-F11 displays in auto shooting mode)
Shooting Distance
(from the front
of the lens)
Approx. 30cm from lens tip to infinity Approx. 1cm from lens tip to infinity (macro)
Lens Construction 8 elements in 6 groups (aspheric lens: 2 elements and 2 surfaces)
Digital Zoom Magnification Digital Zoom Approx. 4.0x
Auto Resize Zoom Approx. 5.7x (VGA images)
Focus Mode Multi AF (CCD method) / Spot AF (CCD method) / Manual Focus / Snap / Infinity (Focus lock and AF auxiliary light available. For Multi AF and Spot AF, full-press snap and pre-AF are possible.)
Shutter Speed*1 Still image 180, 120, 60, 30, 15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1 - 1/2000 sec. (maximum and minimum shutter speeds vary depending on shooting mode and flash mode)
Movie 1/30 - 1/2000 sec.
Exposure Control Exposure
Metering Mode
Multi (256 segments), Centre Weighted Light Metering, Spot Metering (TTL-CCD metering method, AE lock possible)
Exposure Modes Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual Exposure
Exposure
Compensation
Manual Exposure Compensation +/-2.0EV (1/3EV Steps), Auto Bracket Function (-0.5EV, ±0, +0.5EV / -0.3EV, ±0, +0.3EV)
ISO Sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity) AUTO, AUTO-HI, ISO64 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600
White Balance Mode AUTO / Multi-Pattern AUTO / Outdoors / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent / Manual / Detail, White Balance Bracket Function
Flash Built-in
flash mode
Auto (during low light and when the subject is backlit), Red-eye-Reduction, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Manual Flash, Flash Off
Built-in
flash range
Approx. 20 cm - 3.0 m (ISO Auto)
Flash
compensation
+/-2.0EV (1/3EV Steps)
Monitor 3.0-inch Transparent LCD (approx. 920,000 dots)
Shooting Mode Auto Shooting Mode / Program Shift Mode / Aperture Priority Mode / Shutter Speed Priority Mode / Manual Exposure Mode / Scene Modes (Text / Movie / Skew Correction / Dynamic Range Double Shot) / My Settings Mode
Picture Quality Mode*2 F (Fine) / N (Normal) / RAW (DNG file format)*3
No. of Pixels Recorded Still image [4:3]3648×2736, 3264×2448, 2592×1944, 2048×1536, 1280×960, 640×480
[3:2] 3648×2432 [1:1] 2736×2736
Movie 640x480, 320x240
Text 3648x2736, 2048x1536
Recording Media SD memory card, SDHC memory card, Internal memory (approx. 88MB)
Storage Capacity (Pictures/Time)*4 Still image 3648×2736 (RAW: 4, F: 22, N: 38) / 3648×2432 (RAW: 5, F: 25, N: 43) / 2736×2736 (RAW: 6, F: 29, N: 50) / 3264×2448 (N: 47) / 2592×1944 (N: 72) / 2048×1536 (N: 109) / 1280×960 (N:175) / 640×480 (N: 705) / Text: 3648×2736 (38), 2048×1536 (109)
Movie*5 640×480: 30 frames/sec. (51 sec.), 640×480: 15 frames/sec. (1 min. 42 sec.), 320×240: 30 frames/sec. (2 min. 12 sec.), 320×240: 15 frames/sec. (4 min. 19 sec.)
Recording File Format Still Image JPEG (Exif ver. 2.21)*6 , RAW (DNG)
Movie AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG Format compliant)
Other Major Shooting Functions Continuous / S-Cont / M-Cont, Self-Timer (operation time: approx. 10 sec. / approx. 2 sec.), Interval Timer (shooting interval: 5 sec. - 1 hour (5 sec. steps)*7, Color Bracket function, B&W (TE), Color Space Setting, Noise Reduction, Histogram, Grid Guide, Depth of Field, Electronic Level, Hot Shoe
Other Major Playback Functions Auto Rotate, Grid View, Enlarged Display (maximum 16x), Resize
Interface USB 2.0 (High-Speed USB) Mini-B, Mass storage*8 / Audio Out 1.0Vp-p (75Ω)
Video Signal Format NTSC, PAL switchable
Power Supply Rechargeable
Battery
DB-65 (3.7V) x1, AAA Dry Alkaline Battery x2, AAA Nickel-Metal Hydride Battery x 2, AC adapter (AC-4c option) 3.8V
Battery Consumption:*9 Based on
CIPA
Standard
Using the DB-65, approx. 370 pictures / Using AAA Dry Alkaline Battery x2, approx. 25 pictures*10
External Dimensions 108.6 mm (W) x 59.8 mm (H) x 25.5 mm (D) (excluding projecting parts)
Weight Approx. 188 g (excluding battery, SD memory card, strap), Accessories approx. 30 g (battery, strap)
Operating Temperature Range 0ºC-40ºC
  • *1Shutter speed upper and lower limits vary depending on Shooting Mode and Flash Mode.
  • *2The picture quality modes which can be set vary depending on the image size.
  • *3A JPEG file in Normal 640 or Fine/Normal mode with the same size as the RAW file is recorded at the same time. The DNG file format is a RAW image file format and is the standard format of Adobe Systems.
  • *4Estimated number of still images it is possible to record and estimated amount of movie recording time.
  • *5The maximum length for one instance of movie recording is 90 minutes or the file size upper limit of 4GB.
  • *6Compatible with DCF and DPOF. DCF is the abbreviation of the JEITA standard “Design rule for Camera File system.” (Full compatibility with other devices is not guaranteed.)
  • *7With flash off.
  • *8Mass storage driver is compatible with Windows (R) 2000, XP, and Vista; Mac OS9.0-9.2.2 and Mac OSX10.1.2-10.5.6.
  • *9Shooting capacity was measured using CIPA-standard parameters. This is only an estimate, and performance may vary according to usage conditions.
  • *10Using Panasonic AAA alkaline batteries.

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GR DIGITAL III Softwares


Windows
Vista
Windows
XP
Windows
2000
1.DL-10
2.Irodio Photo & Video Studio
3.Adobe Reader
  • *Image editing software for Macintosh not included.

GR DIGITAL III System Requirements


Windows
Operating system Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 4
Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack3
/Professional Service Pack 3
Windows Vista Service Pack 1
CPU Windows 2000/XP:Pentium®III 500MHz or more
Windows Vista:Pentium®III 1GHz or more
Memory Windows 2000/XP:256MB or more
Windows Vista:512MB or more
Hard Drive Space Windows 2000/XP/Windows Vista:160MB or more (Required for Installation)
Display Resolution Resolution:1024 x768 dots or greater
Display Colors 65000 colors or greater
CD-ROM Drive A CD-ROM drive compatible with the above-mentioned computer
USB Port A USB port compatible with the above-mentioned computer
  • *When the GR DIGITAL III is connected to a PC, only a USB connection can be used. Serial connection is not supported.
  • *It is necessary for the above OS to be preinstalled and for the USB port to be standard equipment.
  • *The 64-bit OS version is not supported.
  • *The GR DIGITAL III is compatible with MAC OS 9.0 to 9.2.2 and Mac OS X 10.1.2 to 10.5.6 by mass storage connection.

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SD Memory Card Storage Capacity
(Number of Images and Time)

Mode No. of
Pixels Recorded
Quality Internal
Memory
1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
Still RAW 3648
x
2736
4 51 104 204 417 836 1677
F 3648
x
2736
22 240 487 957 1957 3922 7867
N 3648
x
2736
38 414 842 1653 3379 6769 13579
RAW 3648
x
2432
5 57 116 229 469 939 1884
F 3648
x
2432
25 269 548 1077 2202 4412 8851
N 3648
x
2432
43 465 945 1856 3795 7602 15251
RAW 2736
x
2736
6 68 138 271 554 1110 2227
F 2736
x
2736
29 319 647 1270 2596 5202 10435
N 2736
x
2736
50 544 1097 2155 4405 8824 17702
N 3264
x
2448
47 512 1041 2045 4181 8376 16802
N 2592
x
1944
72 775 1576 3094 6325 12671 24518
N 2048
x
1536
109 1184 2363 4640 9486 19905 38125
N 1280
x
960
175 1888 3840 7541 15415 30882 61951
N 640
x
480
705
7553 15359 30159 61643 123489 247716
Text 3648
x
2736
38 414 842 1653 3379 6769 13879
2048
x
1536

109 1184 2363 4640 9486 19905 38125
Movie 640 x 480
15frames/sec
1min
42sec.
18min
20sec.
37min
17sec.
76min
41sec.
149min
40sec.
299min
50sec.
601min
28sec.
640 x 480
30frames/sec
51sec. 9min
15sec.
18min
49sec.
38min
41sec.
75min
31sec.
151min
18sec.
303min
31sec.
320 x 240
15frames/sec
4min
19sec.
46min
19sec.
94min
11sec.
193min
41sec.
378min
2sec.
757min
18sec.
1519min
7sec.
320 x 240
30frames/sec
2min
12sec.
23min
42sec.
48min
13sec.
99min
8sec.
193min
30sec.
387min
39sec.
777min
37sec.
  • *For shooting capacity, the number of images and time are estimates
BroadBand (77sec/7.5MB) NarrowBand (77sec/3.8MB) Windows Media Player

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