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Digital backs for analogue cameras.

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Digital backs for analogue cameras.

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Postby 88V8 » July 19th, 2019, 11:22 am

Used to have an OM1n/OM2sp kit.
Two bodies, three Olympus lenses.
Lugged it all around in a shoulder-crunching leather case for over thirty years.

Then bought an Olympus C5050Z and the faff of analogue no longer seemed worthwhile. So eventually I sold it all.
But I do miss the hardware quality.

So now I [belatedly] see that at last there's a digital back.
https://newatlas.com/medieros-digital-f ... ack/53728/
Who knew?

Not that expensive. Around SFr350 for my OM2.
https://imback.eu/home/wp-content/uploa ... _small.pdf
If I hadn't sold it.

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Re: Digital backs for analogue cameras.

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Postby ReformedCharacter » July 19th, 2019, 11:54 am

88V8 wrote:Used to have an OM1n/OM2sp kit.
Two bodies, three Olympus lenses.

V8

Those were lovely cameras, my first job was in a camera shop and I sold quite a few. I've never taken to digital photography unfortunately. The mechanical components in SLRs of that era were a wonder to behold.

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Re: Digital backs for analogue cameras.

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Postby PhaseThree » July 19th, 2019, 12:01 pm

88V8 wrote:
So now I [belatedly] see that at last there's a digital back.
https://newatlas.com/medieros-digital-f ... ack/53728/
Who knew?
V8


Not Really a digital back but a digital base and another set of mirrors. Looks like it would wreck the ergonomics of the camera.


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