Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Mamiya intros 33MP medium format camera

updated 05:10 pm EDT, Wed March 18, 2009

Mamiya 33MP studio camera

Digital studio-grade photo camera maker Mamiya on Tuesday announced the upcoming release of its DL33 medium format camera. Reflecting its namesake and role, it has a 33-megapixel sensor sized at 36x48mm, or about twice the size of conventional full-frame DSLR cameras, with each pixel sized at 7.2 microns. The camera also has a 3.5-inch touchscreen, which Mamiya claims is the largest in the industry, and offers a high contrast for outdoor shooting.

The DL33 is made up of Mamiya's 645AFD III camera system with the Aptus-II 7 Digital Back from Leaf. The body's coreless motor providers faster and more precise autofocus functionality while interfacing with the lens and digital back. The Aptus II 7 back can shoot at 1 frame per second if using the fastest CompactFlash cards on the market.

The combination can produce 67MB RAW images that can then be converted into JPEG or 8-bit and 16-bit TIFF images.

The DL33 ships with Leaf Capture 11.2 software for editing images and will become available in April, priced at nearly $20,000. [via PhotographyBlog]






By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. BelugaShark

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Aug 2007

    0

    Mama Mia

    $20,000 urrr... I'll take two.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Crucial MX100 256GB SATA-3 SSD

While the price-per-gigabyte ratio for magnetic platter-based hard drives can't be beat, the speed that a SSD brings to the table for ...

Narrative Clip

With the advent of social media technology, people have been searching for new ways to share the events of their daily lives -- be it ...

Blue's Mikey Digital

Blue Microphones, a company that makes some of the most popular digital USB microphones among podcasters and musicians, has for some t ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News