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02-06-2014, 11:28 AM   #121
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QuoteOriginally posted by RonHendriks1966 Quote
Looks great, but expensive.
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It could be quite expensive indeed.

PhaseOne IQ140 digital back, with the same Kodak / Truesense Imaging CCD sensor as in Pentax 645D, was launched in 2011 at a price of $22,000 / €17,000.

PhaseOne IQ250 digital back, just announced with the same Sony CMOS sensor as in Pentax 645D 2014, is launched at a price of $35,000 / €25,000.

This represents roughly a 50% increase in price.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Mistral75 Quote
It could be quite expensive indeed.

PhaseOne IQ140 digital back, with the same Kodak / Truesense Imaging CCD sensor as in Pentax 645D, was launched in 2011 at a price of $22,000 / Ä17,000.

PhaseOne IQ250 digital back, just announced with the same Sony CMOS sensor as in Pentax 645D 2014, is launched at a price of $35,000 / Ä25,000.

This represents roughly a 50% increase in price.

That must be one Very, very expensive sensor? Wont PhaseOne be pissed when Pentax sell's there 645D for 20,000 less.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Belnan Quote
That must be one Very, very expensive sensor? Wont PhaseOne be pissed when Pentax sell's there 645D for 20,000 less.
Or maybe more so the PhaseOne users. Maybe some will even switch to Pentax.
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QuoteOriginally posted by D1N0 Quote
Just as neatly as Full frame in e-mount
Ricoh would have put an APS-C sensor in the Q body if it were possible but the m4/3rds sensor is as big as would fit in that size body.


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QuoteOriginally posted by dcshooter Quote
Form my experience using a macro lens to photograph negs and slides, resolution can be substantially better than even a dedicated, Coolscan-style scanner if you use a high quality, flat field macro lens (e.g. FA50mm macro) and stitching, but dynamic range suffers.
I've just started digitizing my slides and negatives with the da35 and a cheap led viewer. So far I get pretty good results, better than with my flatbed scanner, but I'm still in experimenting mode. To get reasonable highlight DR it seems that I should underexpose quite a bit and then lift shadows in PP (I use K-5 @iso 80).
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QuoteOriginally posted by Belnan Quote
Or maybe more so the PhaseOne users. Maybe some will even switch to Pentax.
If it's the same sensor for a fraction of the price I bet many will.
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QuoteOriginally posted by jogiba Quote
Ricoh would have put an APS-C sensor in the Q body if it were possible but the m4/3rds sensor is as big as would fit in that size body.
Well as of yesterday they seem to have shifted the sensor size product steps upward a tad.
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QuoteOriginally posted by jogiba Quote
If it's the same sensor for a fraction of the price I bet many will.
There is much more than the sensor in a medium format system: lenses, flash synch. speed (leaf shutter lenses) and more.

Otherwise everybody would have bought a Pentax 645D and nobody a Hasselblad H4D-40 or H5D-40 or a PhaseOne IQ140 or the equivalent under the Mamiya brand name.

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Iím new to this forum but Iíve been on the sidelines for a while due to my interest in MF. This new 645D 2014 has me so excited that I'm willing to go into debt (within reason) to have it. If it's under $12k for the body, then I would use my current rig as a pocket cam' and be as happy as a clam!
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So, will the 645D 2014 shoot 4K or 8K video? Or both?
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QuoteOriginally posted by Daniel O Quote
Iím new to this forum but Iíve been on the sidelines for a while due to my interest in MF. This new 645D 2014 has me so excited that I'm willing to go into debt (within reason) to have it. If it's under $12k for the body, then I would use my current rig as a pocket cam' and be as happy as a clam!
thats exciting! would love to see some user shots from the new thing if you pull the trigger. whats your current rig?
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QuoteOriginally posted by lytrytyr Quote
Waist-level viewing is an MF tradition:
Exactly. I used the waist level constantly when composing with my Mamiya medium format.
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I just purchased lottery ticket(or what it is called.). Fingers crossed. If I would be in to a professional photography, I'd buy one 645 new or old(if I could make mobey with my shots.).
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QuoteOriginally posted by lesmore49 Quote
Exactly. I used the waist level constantly when composing with my Mamiya medium format.
A swivel screen is also very useful when taking portraits with the camera on tripod.
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I do prefer angle finder....
This new EVIL type thing is just too fragile... for such a big cam.
Moreover without tripod, it is useless...
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