Feb 27 2009
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Overview of the R-D1x
For professional photographers seeking an exceptional camera, the Epson R-D1x is a marvelous choice with a variety of valuable features. This camera provides superb image quality and can be perfect for capturing photos in all conditions. It is a truly remarkable product that offers impressive functionality ideal for photographers in need of a camera that delivers the best. In this blog post, we will explore the excellent features and benefits of owning an Epson R-D1x.
Epson R-D1x Pros and Cons
Now, we will look more closely at our review of the Epson R-D1x camera. We will see what it can do and compare it to other cameras like it. We will tell you what's good about it and what's not so good. This way, you'll know if it's the camera for you!
Build and Construction
Body and dimensions
|Dimensions||142 x 89 x 40mm|
The Epson R-D1x is not sealed against water and dust, so it's important to be careful when using it in such conditions. If you often shoot in environments with water or dust, it's recommended to check out another camera with weather sealing.
Design and Handling
Main design features
|View Finder||Optical (rangefinder)|
|Screen Type||Fixed Type|
|Screen Resolution||235k dots|
|Body type||Rangefinder-style mirrorless|
This camera has a fixed type 2.50" screen, with a display resolution of 235k dots. This makes the Epson R-D1x not as suitable for those looking for a vlogging camera as you cannot view yourself while shooting selfies easily. Unfortunately, the camera does not have a touch screen, which may make it less user-friendly.
R-D1x includes a optical (rangefinder) viewfinder with no electronic viewfinder of resolution with a coverage of n/a and a magnification of n/a. This feature enhances the camera's suitability for outdoor photography in bright conditions.
Epson R-D1x has a 6MP sized CCD sensor. You can shoot at maximum resolution of 6 pixels. Epson R-D1x has a native ISO range of 200 - 1600 which can be boosted to null - null. It can also save files in RAW format which gives you a wider room for post processing.
Feb 27 2009
200 - 1600
|Extended ISO||null - null|
|Max resolution||3008 x 2000 pixels|
DXO Sensor Scores
Low Light ISO
DXO mark sensor scores
The DXOmark rankings indicate that the Epson R-D1x camera has excellent color depth performance, which refers to the number of colors the sensor can distinguish. Additionally, its dynamic range is also excellent, allowing it to retain high amounts of details in both bright and dark areas of a scene. The camera's low light ISO performance is excellent, which is an important factor to consider if you plan to use it in dimly lit indoor environments or at night. Overall the image quality of the R-D1x is excellent
Camera crop factor (or focal length multiplier) refers to how a camera's sensor size affects the apparent field of view of a lens. Crop factor is determined by comparing the size of a camera's sensor to that of a full-frame sensor, which is a standard reference size for camera sensors.
Crop factor calculator
Full frame equivalent
This camera: APS-C
Connectivity, storage, battery
The Epson R-D1x supports SD/SDHC card with 1 slots for storage. This may suffice for everyday use. However, for professional applications such as wedding photography, it is not recommended as a memory card malfunction could lead to the loss of all footage.
The Epson R-D1x uses the undefined model of undefined. This is rated for undefined shots which is high. If you intend to take photos or record videos for an extended period, it might be a good idea to bring along additional batteries.
The Epson R-D1x does not have a built-in flash, but it does offer a flash shoe that allows you to attach external flashes. This provides more versatility in your lighting choices.
The Epson R-D1x boasts a maximum mechanical shutter speed of 1/2000s, which is ideal for shooting fast-moving subjects in bright environments, such as in sports photography. Faster shutter speeds enable you to freeze the action and capture every detail, making it easier to get the perfect shot.
With a continuous mechanical shutter speed of n/a or an electronic shutter speed of n/a, this camera is not capable of capturing the perfect moment more easily, making it not as suited for wedding, sports, and wildlife photography. Higher shutter speeds make it easier to capture fast-paced action, ensuring that you never miss the perfect shot.
Epson R-D1x does not have autofocus (AF)
While contrast detection is generally more accurate and precise, phase detection autofocus is faster and more effective in most situations, particularly when photographing moving subjects.
Phase detection autofocus works by dividing the incoming light into pairs and then analyzing how they intersect on the camera's sensor. This method allows the camera to determine not only if a subject is in focus but also the direction and distance needed to adjust the focus to achieve perfect sharpness.
On the other hand, contrast detection autofocus works by analyzing the contrast of an image and adjusting the focus until the highest contrast is detected. While this method is very accurate, it can be slow, especially in low light conditions or when photographing moving subjects.
The Epson R-D1x features a CCD sensor
No the R-D1x does not have weather sealing.
The Epson R-D1x was announced on Feb 27 2009
No the R-D1x does not have in-body image stabilization that can compensate for camera shake, making it easier to shoot handheld in low light conditions.
The R-D1x has a native ISO range of 200-1600, which can be expanded to ISO null-null for even greater sensitivity in low light conditions.
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