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The Rollei digital camera

Rollei medium-format digital camera with an Imacon Express image bank

The Rollei medium-format digital camera with an Imacon Express image bank

This equipment is no longer available for use. The following details are retained for reference.

The ARSF have operated a Rolleiexternal linkmedium-format digital camera with an Imacon Express back since 2004. The camera is a Rolleiflex 6008 single-lens reflex (SLR) auto-focus (AF) with automatic multiple exposure control and variable metering characteristics. The shutter is electronically controlled with speeds from 1/1000 sec to 30 sec. The lens is a Super-Angulon f=50mm focal-length lens with a focal-ratio of f/2.8. The field of view of the camera is 40.5°. The image bank is an Imaconexternal linkIxpress 96C.

The Rolleiflex 6008 single-lens reflex auto-focus camera

The The Rolleiflex 6008 single-lens reflex auto-focus camera

Capture rate 2s
CCD size 36.9mm x 36.9mm
CCD resolution 4080 x 4080
Bits per colour 16 bit
Output image size 96MB
Image capacity 1000 images

The images are downloaded using the Imacon FlexColor softwareexternal link which is available from the ARSF. The images are obtained as 16-bit 98MB .tif, as well as .fff format images. We currently distribute the .tif images to users, and archive the images as .fff which provide increased flexibility. Given the 40.5° FOV of the camera, the pixel resolution is obtained by dividing the swath width by 4080 pixels.