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Sigma SD14 to be revealed at Photokina

Sigma have begun a 'teaser' campaign for their new digital SLR camera, which will be revealed at Photokina in Cologne, Germany on September 26th.

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Technical details on the new camera have been kept deliberately scant. However the message that's prevalent through the short animated teaser, and a quick look at the website's meta tags, confirms that Sigma will continue to use a Foveon image sensor as in previous Sigma SLRs.

Unlike conventional Bayer-pattern CCD sensors, which only collect information for one of the red, green or blue colour channels at each photosite, the Foveon sensor collects all three colour channels at each pixel. This is interesting because the colour information doesn't need to be interpolated and should lead to sharper, more detailed images than a camera with the same number of pixels.

Conventional image sensors only collect information for one colour per pixel.

The layered design of a Foveon Sensor collects all three colour channels at each photosite.

The teaser advert can be viewed here - http://www.sigma-sd14.com/
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Comments


Teaser campaign for a new consumer DSLR aye...wonder where they got that idea from...

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strawman 15 22.1k 16 United Kingdom
So what happened to the 11, 12 and 13?

Could be interesting
deviant 15 3.1k 1 United Kingdom
The connection has timed out

The server at www.sigma-sd14.com is taking too long to respond.
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Now that certainly is a teaser...
mattw 15 5.2k 10 United Kingdom
14 divided by 3 is: 4.66 - could this be a clue?

Mattw
Anthony 17 5.6k 17 United Kingdom
the site worked fine for me, not much to go on though.
User_Removed 15 17.9k 8 Norway
You're close Matt...

'-)
deviant 15 3.1k 1 United Kingdom
you tried site 2.5 hours later thats cheating ;o)
u08mcb 15 5.8k
Well I've deduced from the teaser that there will be no top plate LCD.
Right - and no lens!

Quote:Well I've deduced from the teaser that there will be no top plate LCD.


That's part of the Sigma 'magic' Malcolm. The SD9 & 10 didn't have one either. Just like real SLR's...

Grin))

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