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Sinarback eMotion75 a 33 million pixel mobile digital back - With the Sinarback eMotion75, Sinar further expands the line of Sinarback emotion backs that has already been honored with the TIPA Award.
In April of this year, Sinar will introduce the fabulous new Sinarback eMotion75. Externally, only the type designation 75 hints at the power that is contained within. As you might expect, however, its internal features once again vigorously raise the standards for mobile high-end digital backs. The Sinarback eMotion75 thus provides continuous image sequences of up to 160 exposures. This is made possible by a unique memory of 6 Gigabytes that is incorporated into this back, which is ready to store fresh image data approximately every 1.5 seconds. As soon as the shutter release button is no longer activated, the images are transferred to an intercha ngeable CF card at a rate of more than 16 MB/s.
The sensitivity of the 6668 x 4992-pixel CCD can be set for a value between 50 and 400 ISO. That ensures that difficult lighting situations can also be mastered without problems. File sizes of up to 190 MB provide sufficient latitude for even the most demanding output formats, so that subsequent, unexpected assignments can be handled without complex reshootings. The desire and the objective of the photographer is to be able to handle as many different exposure situations and assignments as possible with a single digital back regardless of whether it is to be used with a medium-format or a view camera. Only then does it become possible also to master the commercial aspect of an assignment with economic efficiency. With the Sinarback eMotion75, Sinar once again increases the flexibility and the performance capabilities of its systems for the professional.
The active and usable surface of the sensor is still 48 x 36 mm as it is in the Sinarback eMotion22 (more than twice the size of the sensors used in 35 mm cameras). The pixel size is 7.2 microns, which is smaller than the pixel size in the eMotion22. The smaller pixel size leads to much better Moir characteristics, while at the same time raising the performance capabilities of this back in advanced wide-angle and view camera applications. This is the compelling consideration that led Sinar to select this 33 million-pixel sensor for the new Sinarback eMotion75. Pixel sizes that are even smaller would provide greater resolution, but this would be at the expense of image dynamics and speed. These criteria play an inc reasingly important role in virtually all other fields of object photography.
In addition, only Sinar guarantees that the performance capabilities of the new generation of sensors can be applied to the optical--physical camera system for optimized digital image data without compromises.
Adaptations to all current medium-format cameras
All the adapters designed for the Sinarback eMotion22 can also be used with the new Sinarback eMotion75. Thus a large selection of medium-format adaptations is available right from the very start. With the Hasselblad-V Adapter, Sinarback eMotion digital backs can also be used at any time on any view camera.
Investment in the future
Sinar AG offers an extremely attractive upgrading opportunity for its eMotion digital backs: Photographers who invest in a Sinarback eMotion22 at the currently attractive price are given the unique option of later on upgrading to a Sinarback eMotion75 and paying only the approximate difference in costs. That enables the photographer to enjoy the benefits of the latest technology, keeping his equipment from becoming outdated, so that investments made today will remain economically viable for the long term.
This upgrading policy will also be largely implemented with the Sinarback 75H that will become the successor model to the Sinarback 54H in the field of MultiShot exposures. The new Sinarback 75H will become available during the course of this year. Here too, the intention is to safeguard todays investments in the Sinarback 54H as an absolute high-end solution from becoming outdated or costlier. The investment remains economically viable regardless of the time at which that investment is made that is a guarantee made by Sinar AG.
The Sinarback eMotion22 also benefited from the continued development of the Sinarback eMotion75. In this context, Sinar published a new firmware. Among other features, the writing speed of the internal memory on a CF card has been increased to more than 16 MB per second and the number of supported languages has also been increased. The photographer can now choose German, English, French, Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Chinese. The function of operating the Sinarback eMotion22 in the Master Mode has also been cleared, so that now it can also be used with earlier shutter systems.