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Pentax El-C90

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Pentax El-C90

Pentax El-C90
Pentax El-C90
Pentax El-C90

The El-C90 was the first digital camera from Pentax. It came out in 1997. It consists of two parts, the camera (El-C90) and the monitor (El-L90).

The camera has an optical viewfinder. With the monitor attached live view was available upon half press of the shutter button.

The launch price was $1,000.

Camera nameEl-C90
Year introduced1997
Sensor0.41 MP 1/4 inch CCD
Sensor Dimensions768 x 560
MeteringCenter weight
Exposure modesProgram
Exposure Compensation+/- 2 EV (1/2EV steps)
Shutter speeds1/8s to 1/4000s
Shake ReductionNo
Lens5.2mm F2.8 (50mm eqv.)
Optics5 elements in 4 groups
Auto focusNo
Manual focusDistance: Fixed focus 1 m to infinity. Macro: Adjustable 2 cm to 1 m
Closest focus distance1 m. In macro mode 2 cm
ViewfinderYes. 0.64x, covers 82% of the frame
Live ViewYes, via the monitor Ci-L90 or a TV monitor
White balanceAuto
FlashBuilt-in: Range 1 m to 3 m
LCD monitor2 inch
Storage mediaPCMCIA flash cards
ConnectivityVideo out, Digital out to computer, DC in
Battery2 x CR2
Battery life700 images
Size (W x H x D)107 x 81 x 27 mm
Weight180 g (camera)
NotesThis unit consists of two parts: The camera (El-C90) and the monitor (El-L90)
Megapixels: 0.4
ISO Range: No
Weight: 180 g
LCD: 2 inch
In Production: No

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