Hi everyone, Ive got some breaking news for you!
The below is extracted from the Press Release that has just gone out:
We are very excited to reveal the Leaf Credo, the latest and most advanced digital back on the market. Key platform features include:
A large, high resolution (1.15 megapixel), touch screen with excellent rendition of 16 million colors for quick and easy verification of focus and tonal accuracy
A new, intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) offers easy navigation and extends the touch screen beyond the LCD - letting you navigate and click outside the image area
Fast, new multi-core microprocessor enables powerful performance for the fastest available image viewing, focusing and editing
New FireWire 800 and USB3 implementation delivers the fastest image transfer speeds
Designed and developed for ultimate image quality and ease of use, Credo backs are offered with 80, 60 or 40 megapixel CCD sensors. They capture stunning images with natural rich skin tones, subtle details, low noise and accurate color reproduction that is second to none.
Leaf Credo digital backs work seamlessly with the Mamiya 645DF camera - which offers shutter speeds up to 1/4000 of a second and sync speeds of up to 1/1600 of a second with Schneider-Kreuznach designed Leaf shutter lenses.
Leaf Credo digital camera backs are compatible with over 80 large and medium format cameras
Pricing for the Leaf Credo 40 starts at 14,995/$19,495. The Leaf Credo 60 is listed at 24,995/$32,495 and the Leaf Credo 80 for 29,995/$38,995. Shipping is planned for June, 2012
More info is available on Leaf Credo digital camera backs
and yes we already have a few working demo units! This is one of them being used on the Great Wall of China last Thursday during an event in Beijing and over the weekend at the P&E trade-show: