Photographers that would like to convert an older analogue camera into a digital DSLR may be interested to know that Samuel Mello Medeiros has released the latest generation of his digital 35mm converter aptly named “I’m Back”. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the latest design which transforms your old analog camera into a modern digital DSLR. Providing the best of both analogue and digital worlds from one device thanks to is easily removable back plate system.
The system works by providing a “Depth-of-field” (DoF) adapter offering a 16 megapixel Panasonic sensor that is capable of capturing both pictures and movies in a variety of different megapixels 20, 16, 12, 8, 4 or 2 megapixel the choice is yours. The analogue camera converter is now available to back via Kickstarter with earlybird pledges available from €175 or roughly £156. If you have access to a 3D printer .stl files are also available for 3D printing for just €45 or roughly £40. “After 5 years and dozens of prototypes later, I’m Back launches its final version, with a leaner design, an elegant bayonet docking system and with dedicated back covers for each of the most important brands “
If the Kickstarter campaign is successful and raises the required €20,000 over the next 30 days “I’m Back” will start shipping out to backers during September 2017. Supported cameras include Nikon F, Nikon F2, Nikon FM, Nikon FE, Nikon S2, Canon F1, Canon A1, Canon AE1, Pentax ME super, Pentax spotomatic, Pentax K1000, Praktica b200, Praktica MTL, Contax II, Contax RTS, Contax G2, Olympus OM1, Olympus OM2, Minolta Dinaxx 7000, Olympus OM10, Yashica JP, Yashica FX3, Leica M, Leica R, Diana F, Diana F mini. For more information and full specifications jump over to the official Kickstarter campaign page by following the link below