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Photographer Invents DigiPod - A photographer has invented a digital sensor cartridge that can be used in 35mm film cameras.
A photographer has invented a device which allows you to turn your old film SLR into a digital camera.
Called the DigiPod, the device slots into the back of your SLR, allowing you to take digital shots with your camera. Once a picture is taken, you need to 'advance the film' to take another one, the same way that you would if there was still actual film in the camera. Images are recorded on a micro SD card.
DigiPod is designed to interact with the automatic or manual mechanics in the same way as film. It has been developed by UK former photographer James Jackson, who spent 5 years designing the device.
The product has been placed on crowdfunding site Indiegogo, and James hopes to reach a target of £199,000 to bring the DigiPod to market. If the project gets over 2,000 backers, the sensor size in the device will increase to 1 inch from 2/3 inch.
For more information and to back the project, take a look at the Indiegogo page.