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Nikon FM film camera converted into a digital camera

Sanasol converter his Nikon FM film camera into a digital camera:

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Ending this week: “I’m Back” digital back for Nikon film cameras raised $400k on Kickstarter

The improved I’m Back project that adds a digital back to old film cameras has raised almost $400,000 on Kickstarter (out of the $10,306 goal) and is ending in 4 days. The digital back is compatible with many Nikon F models – here are the details (more information is available here):

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The new and improved “I’m Back” digital back for Nikon film cameras is now on Kickstarter

The improved I’m Back® project that adds a digital back to old film cameras is back on Kickstarter and is compatible with many Nikon F models (see the full list at the bottom of this post). This is a new and improved version from the previous “I’m Back” projects: Additional information:

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Update on the “I’m Back” digital back solution for Nikon film cameras

The guys from I’m Back® sent me an update on their project – the digital backs are currently in production in Hong Kong (see the latest progress here). I’m Back will be exhibiting at the 2018 Photokina show, their booth will be shared with their partner Maxwintec Co. Ltd. (located at Hall 5.1 – B003). Additional information (see also previous […]

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Nikon patents a digital back for 35mm film SLR cameras

This is probably the most interesting Nikon patent since I started my coverage in 2008: last year Nikon filed a patent (2012-242615) in Japan for a digital back that will transform a 35mm film SLR camera into a DSLR. The sensor is attached to the camera’s back panel and by replacing it, you will be able to get […]

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