Casio EX-F1 Camera Shoots 1200 FPS Video

Posted on Apr 3 2008 - 9:29am by Russ


Plenty to read and see after the break, but for now… the short story. Casio’s new EX-F1 has some pretty cool features for a sub-DSLR camera/camcorder hybrid.

  • 12x optical zoom
  • 6 megapixel sensor (2816 x 1872)
  • dual integrated flash with LED’s
  • 60 frames per second camera at 6 megapixels
  • 1080i/720p video at 30 FPS
  • 1200 FPS video (lower resolution)

6 Megapixel Resolution/12X Optical Zoom

The EXILIM Pro EX-F1 incorporates a new high speed CMOS sensor and high speed LSI processor. After building in 6.0 million effective pixels and a 12X optical zoom, the developers focused on achieving a burst shooting speed capability that was hitherto unheard of. Using the camera’s ultra-high speed burst shooting for still images or its high speed movie recording mode, users can capture a split second’s movement with greater detail than before, allowing them to catch each decisive moment, and even motion that the human eye cannot ordinarily perceive.

60 Frames Per Second-Burst Mode

Using the still image burst mode, users can shoot at an ultra fast 60 frames per second. In burst mode, the frame rate can also be varied from between 1 and 60 frames per second while shooting. Up to 60 shots can be taken at once, so 60 shots per second for one second, or 5 shots per second for 12 seconds, are possible.

Pre-Record Still Images

Users can record images not just at the instant they press the shutter button, but before! Continuously recording at up to 60 images per second, a maximum of 60 images can be saved in the camera’s own buffer memory even before the shutter button is depressed. Even if users press the shutter a little late, they will still be able to catch that vital moment.

Slow Motion View

Users can take photographs while, in the monitor, the momentary action that is before their eyes is displayed in slow motion. It is just as if they have slowed down the passing of time. Users can unhurriedly observe the motion of the subject as they press the shutter, ensuring that they never miss that crucial moment.

Rapid Flash

It is possible while using flash to take up to 20 continuous shots at a speed of up to 7 frames per second, so even in low light, no more missed shots. Also, the internal LED light allows high speed burst shooting at between 10 and 60 frames per second.

High Speed Movie Recording Up To 1,200 Frames Per Second

The EXILIM Pro EX-F1 can record high speed movie footage of motion too fast for the human eye, for ultra slow motion playback. Users can select a recording speed of 300 fps, 600 fps or 1,200 fps. There is also a Movie Button that lets users quickly start movie recording without first switching from still image mode.

Full High-Definition Movies

The camera features Full High-Definition movie recording capability. Users can record beautiful movies at a screen size of 1920 x 1080 pixels, at a rate of 60 fields per second. The camera can be connected to an HD compatible television with a separately available HDMI cable to enjoy viewing movies.

Standard Bundled Casio Accessories:

  • Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery (NP-100)
  • Battery Charger with AC Power Cord
  • USB Cable
  • AV Cable
  • Strap
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Hood
  • Remote Shutter Release
  • CD-ROM

{Casio EX-F1 Via}

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  1. Camcorders March 11, 2009 at 9:03 pm -

    Some very interesting and insightful thoughts. I like this.

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