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Fujifilm Back with 20.8 Megapixel Super CCD

Feb 21, 2003 at 22:20 GMT

Pre-PMA 2003: Our friends over at DC Resource have noticed a small paragraph in one of the press releases from Fujifilm. This refers to the development of a new medium format camera digital back utilizing a newly developed 20.8 megapixel Super CCD sensor with the dimensions of 52 x 37 mm (2.05 x 1.46 in), this translates into an output file of 7,648 x 5,408 (41 million pixel) images. This is news to us, and we will be doing all we can to find out more about this interesting new product.

Press Release:

FUJIFILM UNVEILS ITS LATEST "SMART SOLUTIONS FOR
TOMORROW" AT PMA 2003

Fujifilm Offers Range Of Innovative Products To Move Towards Era of Ubiquitous Imaging – Pictures Anytime, Anywhere

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New Digital Camera Back with 20.8 Million Total Pixels Super CCD

Fujifilm will announce the development of a new state-of-the-art medium format digital camera back for professional use. The back is equipped with Fujifilm's newly developed 20.8 million total pixels Super CCD with a 52 x 37 mm size chip capable of producing a record breaking 7,648 x 5,408 (41 million) recorded pixels for exceptional quality. The CCD will produce ultra high-resolution images with superb color fidelity for professional photographers.

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