Creative Expansion Card System

Every Creative Expansion Card is designed to interface with the Dynax 9xi just like a sophisticated software program works in a computer. Simply slip a card into the card door slot to create a wide range of effects with surprising ease. This makes your Dynax 9xi more functional. More versatile. Which results in photographs that best suit your subjects and the way you wish to photograph them. In addition, the Quick button provides an even greater measure of controllability and responsiveness when combined with the action of some cards.

Fantasy Card 2

The Fantasy Card 2 lets you create soft-focus or dream-like effects in your picture, without changing lenses or adding filters, by automatically changing the focus during exposure or between multi-exposures on a single frame. This card's two modes let you keep your main subject in sharp focus while surrounding it with a slight "zooming" effect or with a soft halo of light.

Sports Action Card 2

The Sports Action Card 2 is ideal when shooting fast-moving subjects or unpredictable events. When this card is activated, the Dynax's Expert Program Selection is automatically biased to favor fast shutter speeds. In addition, when a Zoom xi Lens is attached to the 9xi, five different APZ (Advanced Program Zoom) programs can be manually selected. All will continuously adjust the focal length so your picture remains well composed at all times.

Exposure Bracketing Card 2

This versatile card provides both ambient and flash exposure bracketing in a series of 3, 5, or 7 frames in any exposure mode. In ambient bracketing mode, the change between frames can be set to 0.3-, 0.5- or i-stops and the film will advance at up to 4.5 frames-per second. When the camera is set to M mode, you have the choice of bracketing either by changing the shutter speed or aperture. In all other modes, the bracketing will be done by changing the camera-controlled exposure setting(P mode) or settings (A or S modes).

The change between frames in a flash bracketing series can be set to 0.5 or 1.0 stops. When the flash is in M mode, the camera will bracket by changing the lens aperture. In addition, the card can be used when a non-dedicated flash or studio strobe is connected to the camera's PC terminal.

Data Memory Card 2

The Data Memory Card 2 stores the following data for up to four rolls of 40 exposures; exposure mode, shutter speed, aperture, lens focal length, maximum aperture of the lens, exposure compensation and film speed. You can recall data to the data panel when you want to check the settings used for previous exposures. And, after four rolls have been exposed, a warning light appears to remind you that information from the first roll will be erased automatically if another is exposed. All data on the card may also be erased manually.

Automatic Program Shift Card 2

The Automatic Program Shift Card 2 automatically exposes a three-frame series of shots at different shutter speed/aperture combinations without changing the overall exposure. The card can be used in any exposure mode and the amount of change is manually selectable at 1, 2, or 3 stops. This quickly and automatically provides the different effects obtained by shutter speed and/or aperture settings.

Panning Card

When you insert the Panning Card into the Dynax 9xi, the camera automatically selects the slowest possible shutter speed, so the background appears to flow around a sharply focused main subject. In addition, the metering index is displayed in the camera's viewfinder to help you create a desired photographic effect, as well as monitor your panning technique.

Intervalometer Card

This card lets you pre-program the Dynax 9xi to shoot a series of time-lapse images. The length of the intervals can be set from one second up to 24 hours, providing uninterrupted, automatic operation for scientific, industrial or nature applications.

Customized Function Card xi

The Customized Function Card xi lets you reprogram a wide range of camera functions to fit your personal style of photography, including:

Once you've changed the functions you want, just remove the card and the camera will operate according to your changes.

Background Priority Card

With the Background Priority Card, you can select the approximate depth of field you desire by turning the front dial to move the pointer on the metering index. The card's program then maintains the chosen background sharpness by automatically controlling the lens aperture should the focal length or subject distance change.

Multiple Exposure Card

This card allows you to make up to nine separate exposures on a single frame, using any of three selectable modes: full metered exposure, gradually increasing exposure, or gradually decreasing exposure.

Multi-Spot Memory Card

The Multi-Spot Memory Card stores up to eight spot exposure readings. With it, you can easily analyze and solve complex lighting situations with ease. The exposure the camera sets will be the average of all readings.

Highlight/Shadow Control Card

The Highlight/Shadow Control Card lets you make highlight- or shadow-biased exposures automatically. Highlight exposures are increased 2.3 stops from normal value and shadow exposures are decreased 2.7 stops to reproduce high- and low-key scenes more naturally.

Portrait Card

The Portrait Card uses a special exposure program to maintain the best aperture and shutter speed for hand-held portraits. The card automatically maintains the largest aperture possible to limit depth of field and make your subject stand out from the background, balancing it against a shutter speed which will prevent blur from camera shake or subject movement. The Portrait Card is very effective when you use a large caliber telephoto lens.

Close-up Card

The Close-up Card controls the aperture setting to provide optimum depth of field for close-up and macro pictures. It causes the exposure system to automatically adjust the aperture according to the magnification of your subject. This card is very effective when macro lenses are used.

Child Card

This card is at its best for capturing the spontaneous actions and candid expressions of children at play. Five different APZ programs are manually selectable to provide varying degrees of subject/environment balance. When a Zoom xi lens is attached to the Dynax 9xi, the APZ program is activated.

Travel Card

This card is especially useful for photographing a friend or family member in front of a landmark or other interesting location. The Travel Card automatically adjusts the depth of field to provide maximum sharpness for the scene you're shooting. Because the Dynax 9xi can detect lateral motion, the card is also programmed to minimize subject blur when you take a picture on the move or from a moving vehicle. Normal or Wide lenses are effective especially when a Zoom xi lens is attached to the Dynax 9xi.
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