Phase One Launches New Camera Backs
P 45, P 30, and P 21 units.
Designed for the high-load/high-end commercial shooter, the P 45 is a 39-Mpxl back that offers a capture rate up to 35 frames/min with 117 MB file sizes/shot. For use with medium- and large-format cameras, it offers files sizes up to 299 MB for single-exposure 64-bit CMYK images, and up to 585 MB for a two-exposure shot. It features an ISO range of 50-400.
The 31-Mpxl P 30 is designed for the fashion shooter looking to switch to digital equipment. For use with medium-format cameras, it features a capture rate of 45 frames/min, offers 48-bit color (16-bit per color), and boasts virtual moire-free shooting. It features an ISO range of 50-800.
The P 21 is an 18-Mpxl back designed to appeal to fashion and portrait photographers. It offers 60 captures/min (tethered and untethered), light sensitivity for outdoor shooting, and rectangular file format. Single exposure files reach 138 MB with 64-bit color; two-exposure files are as large as 268 MB in 64-bit CMYK. It features an ISO range of 50-800. Phase One P 45 and P 30 ship in Q4 2005; the P 21 is scheduled to ship in Feb 2006. (Phase One: www.phaseone.com)