[h/t Rich Legg]
Phase One, known for its medium format digital backs and Capture One software, has purchased Mamiya’s assets after holding 45% of it shares since 2009. As part of the acquisition, the company has established Phase One Japan to oversee manufacturing operations in Japan. [Read more…]
Sinar has announced a new medium format back that is capable of capturing 192MP images courtesy of a 48.8MP image sensor that measures 48mm x 36mm. The back acheives this via a multi-shot mode, described below. [Read more…]
Mamiya has announced the RZ33 medium format camera, which packs in a 33MP CCD sensor. The RZ33 has a sensitivity range of ISO 50-800 and captures files to a .mos 16-bit RAW file format.
The Mamiya RZ33 should start shipping in July for $17,990. Check availability on B&H Photo.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]
Mamiya announced a new digital back at Photokina: the ZDb 22 megapixel Digital Back. The new model has several upgrades from the current Mamiya ZD back: a buffer with up to twice the memory, compatibility with SDHC cards and more. The ZDb is compatible with the Mamiya 645AFDII, Mamiya 645AFDIII, RZ67Pro-IID and RB67Pro-SD. Pricing and availability have not yet been announced, but will be available later in the fall. The specifications are: