Ricoh Imaging has announced it will be showing four 'reference products' at the forthcoming CP+ trade show in Yokohama, Japan. The company's Pentax brand has previously shown early prototypes of future models at the show. This year's products include a CMOS-based 645D medium format camera with tilting LCD, scheduled for launch in Spring 2014, along with an ultra-wide-angle zoom for the 645 system. Also on show will be a telephoto macro prime lens for the small sensor Q-mount system and a DSLR accessory for making digital captures from slide and negative film.

Press Release:

RICOH IMAGING to Exhibit Four Reference Products at CP+ 2014 Camera and Photo Imaging Show

Visit the Ricoh Imaging in Booth G-05 at CP+ in the Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall

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DENVER, CO, February 5, 2014 – RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. is pleased to announce the exhibition of four reference products at CP+ 2014, taking place February 13-16 at the Pacifico Yokohama convention center in Japan. Included in these reference products are a medium-format digital SLR camera, interchangeable lenses and camera accessories which are currently under development.   

Reference Products

1. Medium-format digital SLR camera

Model name (tentative): PENTAX 645D 2014

  • Latest, super-high-resolution CMOS image sensor
  • High-speed response in a variety of photographic applications
  • Tilt-type LCD monitor
  • Market launch scheduled for Spring 2014

2. Interchangeable lens for 645 mount digital camera

Model name (tentative): to be announced at  later time

  • Ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for use with the 645D
  • Newly designed optics optimized for digital imaging characteristics
  • Market launch: to be determined

3. Interchangeable lens for Q mount digital camera

Model name (tentative): TELEPHOTO MACRO

  • Unifocal telephoto macro lens (high-performance-series model) for use with Q mount interchangeable-lens digital cameras
  • Market launch: to be determined

4. Film duplication accessory

Model name (tentative):PENTAX Film Duplicator

  • Produces digital duplicates of silver-halide-film images in combination with a digital SLR camera and a dedicated flash unit.
  • Compatible with 35mm- and medium-format films
  • Market launch: to be determined

Notes: Model names, designs, specifications and market launch schedules of these products are all tentative and subject to change without notice. Prices of these products will be announced at a later date.