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A quick review of the Ricoh GXR A12 Leica M-mount combo

I posted some samples and a quick review of the Ricoh GXR + A12 M-mount combo. Anyone using this setup? What are your experiences?

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Ricoh A12 M-mount unit for the GXR system now shipping in the US

The Ricoh A12 M-mount unit for GXR cameras is now shipping in the US. Popflash currently has few pieces in stock. The Ricoh GXR AF assist shows a high-contrast representation of the scene for better manual focus. There is no focus confirmation:

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Ricoh GXR Leica M-mount APS-C module detailed specs

Detailed specs of the Ricoh GXR Leica M-mount cartridge were published  at Fotointern. The release date is September 9th, 2011. The retail price will be $649. More images of the unit can be found here. Technical specs:

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Ricoh GXR M-mount unit presentation

Here is a brief video demonstration of the upcoming Ricoh GXR M-mount unit: In January 2011, Ricoh announced their plans to introduce a new M-mount GXR cartridge that will take Leica M lenses without the need of an adapter. The expected specs are:

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Ricoh shows GXR M-mount cartridge at the CP+ show in Japan

Ricoh displayed their upcoming GXR M-mount cartridge at the CP+ Camera and Photo Imaging Show in Japan. The unit is expected to be released in autumn of 2011.

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Ricoh to announce Leica lens unit for the GXR system

Rumors about a Leica mount cartridge for the Ricoh GRX system have been floating around for a while. A prototype was shown at the CP+ show last year. AP just broke the news that the unit is about to be announced – it will have a 12.9MP 23.6×15.7mm APS-C size CMOS sensor and a newly-developed focal plane shutter. […]

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Ricoh GXR cartridge for Leica M lenses?

There has been some illustrations online indicating that Ricoh may produce a cartridge for Leica M lenses. Yesterday DC Watch posted a report from the CP+ Camera and Imaging Show 2010 (Japan) and one of the pictures shows a Ricoh GXR camera with a Leica M lens: The Ricoh GXR system has interchangeable cartridges that contain the sensor and lens (mount) in one piece (more info […]

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