I do not know if Sinar will be manufacturing cameras in one year time, and I think nobody here is able to predict it. I was at
Sinar in Switzerland a week ago to get our two eMotion 75LV backs after the upgrade to the new displays and innards.
As far as I can understand , Sinar still operates and the parking, in front of the factory, is still full of cars; if less than before (it was not my first
visit to Sinar). Heard some humming noises from the building (as before), some machines were working. In the front room, just out of the foyer,
where I was paying, I saw several Sinar Artec Explorer cases prepared for delivery to the clients / dealers. I had lunch with some of the employees
and they were very happy and proud about the Artec, they said that see that the camera raised some interest in Europe and Asia from pros. They also see the
interest from amateurs and enthusiasts and they have some new orders from landscape shooters.
To be honest, I am worried that my Sinar-M and eMotion backs can be unsupported in the future and I am doubling almost everything:
I bought a second Sinar-M body, a new battery grip, some manual V-series lenses and other bits. I see that the Contax 645 users are able
enjoy their cameras when they are no longer supported.
BTW I am happy with the results after the upgrade. We have tested the backs and I see less noise in the shadow areas and the new
2,5 inch display is much better than the 2,2 OLED we used before.