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New Ricoh 16MP 24-85mm GXR unit in early 2012

Update on yesterday’s post: today Ricoh Japan announced a new GXR unit with 16MP APS-C CMOS sensor and 24-85mm lens. The unit will be available in early 2012. No further details were provided.

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New GXR zoom module announcement tomorrow

Christian Sorega wrote on his blog that a new GXR zoom module is expected to be announced tomorrow: “As a treat for the people joining this meetup Ricoh released some information about the upcoming GXR zoom module. The official announcement will be on Monday so you have to wait till then for all the details but you can get […]

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Ricoh GXR Mount A12 for Leica M lenses delayed *updated*

In addition to Sony and Nikon, Ricoh will also delay the GXR A12 unit (Leica M mount) as a result of the flood in Thailand. This is what Adorama published on their website: “Due to the flooding in Thailand the production schedule for this item has been delayed till Feb 2012. PLEASE NOTE: You can […]

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Ricoh GXR Mount A12 for Leica M mount lens to be released soon

Yesterday B&H started taking pre-orders for the new Ricoh GXR A12 unit for Leica M mount lenses. This is a good indication that a shipment is on its way to the store (B&H won’t start taking pre-orders otherwise). Some more pictures of the unit can be seen over at LeicaRumors.

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Ricoh GXR M-mount cartridge is out

Ricoh’s blog published several pictures of the Ricoh GXR M-mount unit that is suppose to be released this fall. The unit 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 patents various unconventional GXR units

Ricoh GXR system is rather unique since it uses a swappable cartridges that encapsulate the lens and the sensor in one piece. The last GRX product announced was a cartridge with a Leica M mount. A Micro Four Thirds GXR unit was also rumored last year. Ricoh filed a new patent in Japan for several interesting […]

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Ricoh to announce Leica lens cartridge for the GXR system

Ricoh is about to announce a new Leica mount cartridge for the Ricoh GRX system. A prototype was already shown at the CP+ show last year. The unit will have a 12.9MP 23.6×15.7mm APS-C size CMOS sensor and a newly-developed focal plane shutter. The unit is expected to be released in autumn of 2011.

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