Minolta RD-3000Minolta have finally announced (although many of you knew of it already) the quirky RD3000. This odd looking digital SLR features two 1.5 megapixel CCDs to produce a total resolution of 2.7 megapixels. It takes Vectis lenses and is priced at 360,000 YEN (US$3,240).

22/Sept/99: Sample Images
(Not very impressive, think I'll stick to the D1)

Brief specifications

  • Magnesium alloy body
  • Storage: Compact Flash (Type I & II)
  • Image storage: JPEG or TIFF
  • 2 x 1.5 Megapixel CCD's = 2.7 Megapixel image (1,984 x 1,360)
  • Power: 4 x AA batteries
  • Connectivity: SCSI & Video
  • Size: 150 x 117 x 101 mm
  • Weight: 1 kg (no lens / media)