[LRflex] Re: Leica announces the Digital Leicaflex!

  • From: "philippe.amard" <philippe.amard@xxxxxx>
  • To: leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2011 13:53:07 +0200

Le 1 avr. 11 à 09:50, Chris L a écrit :

>
> A press release from Solms has just announced that the Digital  
> Leicaflex is
> starting prodution today.
>
> The original machines used to build the Leciaflex SL2, in storage  
> since
> production ceased in 1975, have been shipped to Panasonic's camera  
> division in
> Japan.
> The new camera will have a full-frame 30 megapixel sensor, keep the  
> original
> mirrorbox, but will have a new vertically travelling electronic  
> shutter offering
> faster speeds and even less noise than the original.
> The standard body will be made of composites rather than metal  
> (weight 450 g.),
> but a fully metal "classic" body will also be available.
>
> Compatibility with all R lenses ever produced has been assured (it  
> even has
> mirror lock up and can use the 21mm f/3.4).
> Other feature include (excludable) focus confirmation, space inside  
> for a spare
> accumulator, sensor cleaning and (excludable) sensor based anti-shake.
>
> Retail price should be $ 700
>
>

The first ten pre-orders will come with the new summilux R fish-eye  
for free I read.
Expected delivery: same day next year
:-)
Philippe


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