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Kodak EasyShare Z1285


Kodak EasyShare Z1285
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Category: Point-and-Shoot

The Kodak EasyShare Z1285 features 12.1MP resolution, a SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON 5x optical zoom lens (35–175 mm, 35 mm equiv.) and a large 2.5-in. (115K) LCD monitor.

The Kodak Z1285 provides Auto, Aperture-Priority, Shutter-Priority, 19 easy-to-use Scene Modes and HD quality movie with sound (1280×720) at 30 fps.

Practical features include High ISO mode, Smart Scene Mode, in-camera Panorama Stitch mode and PERFECT TOUCH Technology to clear up dark shadows.

The Kodak EasyShare Z1285 should appeal to first-time users desiring an affordable and easy-to-use entry-level digital camera that produces HD format pictures and movies.

Kodak Z1285
QuickFact™ Sheet
  Kodak EasyShare Z1285US | CAN | UK  
Standard features
  Image Sensor 12.1MP (4011 × 3011 including ring pixels) 1/1.72-in. CCD  
  Lens 35–175 mm (35 mm equiv.), f/2.8–f/5.1 SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON Lens  
  Image Stabilizer digital  
  Lens protection built-in  
  Optical zoom 5X optical  
  Advanced digital zoom 5X continuous advanced digital  
  Maximum Aperture f/2.8(W)–f/5.1(T)
  Shutter speed 1/2–1/2000 sec. in smart scene mode and 8–1/1000 in manual mode  
  Viewfinder n/a  
  LCD 2.5 in. (6.4 cm) high resolution (115k pixels) indoor/outdoor color display  

64 MB internal memory* available, SDHC/SD card expansion slot

* 64 MB internal memory/58 MB available for picture storage (1 MB equals one million bytes)

  Auto focus  
  Type TTL imager AF system  
  Modes normal AF, macro AF, infinity AF, manual  
  Focus Range normal (wide): 2.0 ft (0.6 m)–infinity, (tele): 3.0 ft (0.9 m)–infinity
macro (wide): 7.9 in.–0.3 ft (0.2–0.7 m), (tele): 1.6–3.3 ft (0.5–1.0 m)
landscape (wide, tele): 32.8 ft (10 m)–infinity
  AF Zones continuous AF, single AF, TTL multi-zone AF (5 zones), (4) center zone AF  
  Exposure Control  
  ISO Sensitivity

auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200**

** ISO 3200 available at 3.1 MP setting and less in P/M modes

  Exposure metering multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot  
  Exposure compensation ±2.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps  
  Exposure bracketing ±1.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps, 3 images  
  AE lock

when shutter button pressed

  Histogram display yes  
  White balance auto, daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, open shade  
  Flash range 2.0–19.4 ft (0.6–5.9 m) at wide, ISO 400
2.0–10.5 ft (0.6–3.2 m) at tele, ISO 400
  Flash mode auto, red eye reduction, fill, off  
Shooting Specifications
  Drive modes - single shot
- first burst (1.7 fps, 3 frames)
- last burst (1.7 fps, last 3 frames)
- self timer (10 sec.)
- delay shutter
- 2 sec. two-shots self-timer
  Shooting modes - P (program)
- M (manual)
- smart scene
- video capture
- high ISO
- digital image stabilization
  Scene modes

portrait, sports, landscape, close-up, night portrait, night landscape, snow, beach, text/document, fireworks, flower, manner/museum, self-portrait, children, backlight, panning, candlelight, sunset, panorama stitch

  Click to capture < 0.3 sec.  
  Shot to shot < 1.6 sec.  
  Still capture  
  Still format JPEG/EXIF v2.21  
  Picture size 12.0 MP (4000 × 3000)—4:3
10.7 MP (4000 × 2664)—3:2
9.0 MP (4000 × 2256)—16:9
6.0 MP (2832 × 2128)—4:3
3.1 MP (2048 × 1536)—4:3
2.2 MP (1800 × 1200)—3:2
2.1 MP (1920 × 1080)—16:9
1.2 MP (1280 × 960)—4:3
  Color modes high color, natural color, low color, sepia, black and white  
  Sharpness high, normal, low  
  Review options single image display (default), fast scroll, magnify: normal, 2X–8X in 1X increments, view by (all, date, album, image storage), album, KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology, crop, edit video, slide show, multi-up, copy, protect, setup menu, play movie, delete, Share/print, e-mail, Favorite, picture/video info  
  Editing on-camera cropping, KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology, voice annotation  
  Video capture  
  Format QUICKTIME video format MPEG4  

HD (1280 × 720) at 30 fps***, VGA (640 × 480) at 30 fps, QVGA (320 × 240) at 30 fps

*** For optimal viewing of HD videos visit www.kodak.com/go/hdsysreq for additional information

  Length continuous up to 80 min. or 2 GB based on memory capacity  
  Review options play, rewind, pause, fast-forward, forward and rewind by frame, multi-up, slide show, view by date, view by album, view by image storage  
  Editing make picture from video (1, 4, 9, 16-up), trim, video bookmarking  
  Custom settings LCD brightness, power saving, image storage, album, capture frame grid, orientation sensor, sound, volume, date and time, auto power off, video out, language  
  Favorites slide show, multi-up, setup menu, direct Favorites  
  Share print, print all, e-mail, Favorites, cancel print  
  Dock compatibility See the Dock Compatibility Chart  
  Direct printing KODAK EASYSHARE Photo Printer 500, IMAGELINK print system compatible, PictBridge-enabled  
  Software works with KODAK EASYSHARE Software  
  Physical specifications  
  I/O interface A/V output (NTSC or PAL, user-selectable)
exclusive KODAK Camera Dock/Printer Dock Interface
digital (USB 2.0) connector
  Power optional KODAK EASYSHARE Docks with KODAK Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery Pack;
2AA batteries (Ni-MH, Lithium, or Oxy-Alkaline)
  Dedicated buttons power, shutter, mode dial, flash, self/burst, zoom, delete, disp/info/5-way switch, menu, review, Share  
  Tripod mount ¼ in. standard  
  Dimensions (W×H×D) 89.5 × 64.5 × 31.6 mm / 3.5 × 2.5 × 1.2 in.
  Weight (camera body only) 161g / 5.7 oz.  
  Warranty one year  
  MSRP US $199.95 / CAN $ / UK £129.99 (Inc. VAT)  

Package Contents

  • KODAK EASYSHARE Z1285 Zoom Digital Camera
  • KODAK Oxy-Alkaline Digital Camera Battery AA
  • USB cable
  • Wrsit strap
  • Getting Started Guide with KODAK EASYSHARE Software
  • Custom camera insert for optional KODAK EASYSHARE Camera and Printer Docks
System Requirements
  • WINDOWS XP OS or higher
  • INTERNET EXPLORER 6.0 or higher
  • MACINTOSH OS X 10.3 or higher
  • SAFARI 1.1 or higher
  • 600 MHz processor or greater
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 200 MB hard drive disk space available
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Available USB port
  • Color monitor, 800 × 600 display resolution, 16-bit minimum

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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