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In article<38p19dl51luckki06e892soe39dqqtt7gl@4ax.com>, Eric Stevens<eric.stevens@sum.co.nz> wrote:

> >> >>
> >> >> https://www.dpreview.com/news/3631124733/the-chroma-is-a-lightweight...
> >> >> ordable-easy-to-use-5x4-field-camera
> >> >
> >> >film, not digital.
> >> 
> >> Read the subject line.
> >
> >read the name of the newsgroup.
> 
> You f***ing idiot! Why do you think I put the words "digital back"
> into the heading?
> 
> Don't you know what a digital back is?

i do, but don't expect to find one that's any good a price you can
afford.

> Just look at this one, for example (one of many).
> https://fotodioxpro.com/products/hbh-4x5-pro

junk. laughably so.

why bother using a 4x5 camera if you're only going to mount an slr on
the back?

> or this one
>
> http://www.digital-photography.org/DicomedFieldProStudioProdigital/...
> ld_pro.htm

that article is almost 20 years old, but at least they used a mac,
except that particular mac is long discontinued, so even if you can
find the back, it won't do you any good.

here's a bunch of backs, using that 'new high-speed usb 2' technology:
<http://www.betterlight.com/products4X5.html>

the cheaper ones have less resolution than modern slrs and their top of
the line model is about what a medium format camera can do. and then
there's that perfectly still subject problem.