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A mock-up of Ricoh's new GXR Lens Mount Unit on display at the CP Camera and Photo Imaging Show in Yokohama recently Image Gallery (6 images) Since introducing its modular GXR camera system towards the end of 2009, Ricoh has kept its promise of regularly adding new interchangeable units to the setup. The line now includes four units which between them offer a broad range of different lens and sensor configurations. Now, the company is branching out a bit with the announcement of an expansion unit that will give users the freedom to use different lenses. The new GXR Lens Mount Unit is scheduled for Q3 availability and will feature an APS-C size (23.6 x 15.7mm), 12.9 megapixel CMOS sensor and a newly-developed focal plane shutter – but it's the lens mount part of the module that's the most interesting feature.
Ricoh has announced a September release for its new M-mount lens unit for the GXR modular camera system Image Gallery (7 images) Ricoh has now detailed its new Leica M-mount unit for the modular GXR photographic system and announced a release date.