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Re: [Rollei] Visit to Rollei - ideal TLR


Nah!  Just a FX with ALL the features that they dropped from
the last 12/24 F.

Of course a Rolleiwide and a TeleRollei to go with it!

When you start adding the "dream features",  it increases weight
and cost. "Simplicate, and add lightness".


"Fox, Robert" wrote:

> This visit to Rollei factory got me thinking:  I think it would be fun
> for us to identify the features of the "ultimate" TLR. I know, some
> people think the ultimate TLR already exists, but I think if all the
> best features of existing TLRs were put into one camera, along with some
> fresh ideas.
> Here are my ideas for the "Ultimate TLR":
> 1) Easy to change range of hi quality lenses covering ultra wide to
> telephoto focal range; lenses have built-in hoods;
> 2) Interchangeable film magazines for 120/220 so ready-loaded backs
> could be used;
> 3) Best technology for combination ambient/flash/spot metering with
> selectable modes;
> 4) Built-in lightweight motor drive that could be detached easily if
> desired;
> 5) Built-in bellows extension, plus specially designed macro lens for
> closeups;
> 6) Pop-out lcd panel that would show all chosen stats/modes, so none of
> that would clutter the viewfinder, yet still be available as needed;
> What else????
> R.J.