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Subject: Re: Now all I need is a 4x5 digital back.
Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 10:04:19 +0100
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On 2018-02-25 08:32:07 +0000, Eric Stevens said:

> On Sun, 25 Feb 2018 08:46:55 +0100, android<here@there.was> wrote:
> 
>> On 2018-02-24 21:46:13 +0000, Eric Stevens said:
>> 
>>> On Sat, 24 Feb 2018 18:15:11 +0100, android<here@there.was> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On 2018-02-23 21:04:33 +0000, Eric Stevens said:
>>>> 
>>>>> Chroma camera
>>>>>
https://www.dpreview.com/news/3631124733/the-chroma-is-a-lightweight... 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Apologies for no TinyURL. That's a decision made by Firefox.  :-(
>>>> 
>>>> I would probably go for a used fieldie... Prey tell if you find an
>>>> affordable back to go with it... Good luck!
>>> 
>>> 'affordable'. Now there is the operative word.   :-(
>> 
>> Maybe you could adapt this benchcam approach to your fieldcam:
>> 
>> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXxjsz6J5Bg>
>> 
>> Keep us posted! :-))
> 
> That's camera is a bit crude and doesn't have all the movements I
> want. Also, I suspect it's as large as it is because of the problem of
> making the more delicate parts in wood in a smaller size.
> Traditionally they used to make them in brass. But the problem remains
> of finding a full size digital back.

Well... The standard procedure these days seem to be to use film sheets 
and scan those with a flatbed. The reasonable affordable digital back 
options for LF that I've seen is either scannerbacks or stitching 
ditto. I
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