The Mamiya RB Pro SD is the latest version of the legendary RB mechanical 6x7cm, single lens reflex, medium format camera. During the last two decades it has earned its reputation as the "workhorse of the pros". It offers full mechanical reliability. The RB67 Pro SD also features multi-format versatility, revolving back and bellows focusing.
For over two decades, the world-wide popularity of the Mamiya RB Series has earned its reputation as the "workhorse of the pros." The RB67 Pro SD is the successor to the legendary RB67, Mamiya's original revolving back 6x7cm ideal format SLR introduced in 1970. Today the RB67 Pro SD offers the same fully mechanical reliability and simple operation of its predecessors, and complete system compatibility with all previous RB lenses, backs, finders and accessories.
The all mechanical Mamiya RB67 Pro SD is the top choice of commercial and portrait studios in the world today because of its many unique features including 6x7cm format negative size, over four and a half times greater than 35mm, ideal for retouching and reproduction. Its revolving back allows for quick changes from horizontal or vertical composition, without turning the entire camera. Fast and precise bellows focusing with locking feature permits fast and easy close-ups without special attachments.
Specialized Mamiya lens designs including the RB 150mm f/4 Variable Soft Focus and 100-200mm f/5.2 Zoom make the reliable, all mechanical Mamiya RB67 Pro SD system ideal for heavy commercial and studio use, as well as portraiture, glamour and wedding photography.
The RB67 Pro SD features a larger lens mount diameter to accommodate 75mm PC shift and 500mm APO lenses. Design RB K/L Series ultra-high performance lenses are optically identical to the RZ Series lenses. In addition, the RB67 Pro SD is fully compatible with all earlier RB Series lenses, finders and accessories. The optional PD Metering Prism Finder has TTL spot or average metering patterns.
The Mamiya RB67 Pro SD's multi-format capability offers an impressive choice of interchangeable film magazines from 6x4.5cm to 6x7cm, economical 6x7cm pre-loadable film inserts, Polaroid Instant Proofing back, 70mm roll film magazine, motorized 6x7cm and 6x8cm 120/220 film magazines, and Quadra 72 sheet film backs. Other system accessories include interchangeable focusing screens, variable-diopter eyepiece magnifier, and extension tubes, making the RB67 Pro SD excellent for commercial copy work as well.
|Camera Type||Medium Format SLR (Single Lens Reflex) Camera|
|Format||6x7cm, 6x4.5cm, 7.2x7.2cm (Quadra Back)|
|Lens Mount||Breech-lock Bayonet
System of 18 interchangeable Leaf Shutter Lenses
|Viewfinder||Standard folding waist level with flip-up magnifier
Optional PD Prism Finder with spot and average metering patterns
Optional non-metering prism finder
Field of View 95% with automatic masking for vertical and horizontal revolving back position
|Focus Type||Rack and pinion bellows focusing
46mm built-in bellows extension
Optional extension tubes
Exposure compensation scale
|Focus Screen||Standard Type A matte, seven additional interchangeable screens|
|Exposure Metering||Manual metering possible with optional PD Prism Viewfinder|
|Shutter /Release||Mechanically timed
1 second to 1/400 second
B and T setting
Standard mechanical cable release
|Flash sync||PC socket for electronic flash connection on lens barrel. Flash sync possible at all shutter speeds.|
|Film Transport||Double Action 114° Stroke
Optional power backs advance film automatically with single stroke
|Camera Back||Revolving Back
Dark Slide Pocket
Dark Slide Safety Interlock
|Tripod Socket||3/8", 1/4"|
|Depth Of Field Preview||Yes, with lever on lens barrel|
|Mirror Lock Up||Manual return mirror resets with shutter cocking lever on camera body side. This lever also cocks the shutter. Mirror lock-up possible with optional Mirror-Up double cable release.|
|Multiple Exposure||Single action Multi switch on film magazine|
|Power Source||Fully mechanical no batteries required|
|Dimensions||4.1" x 5.7" x 9.2" (104 x 144 x 233mm)|
|Weight||5.9 lbs. (2690 g.) with 127mm lens and 120 magazine|