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...the IQ180 is easy to use and to zoom in to check focus. I was impressed. I really, really like it a lot. There is no other choice for me.

Enrico Sacchetti, Italy

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It's fast and easy to get going with the IQ series digital camera backs. With these revolutionary digital camera backs you can focus on creativity and take your photography further.

IQ1 SERIES

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IQ1 series backs

Phase One’s IQ1 series digital backs will help put you at the cutting edge of digital photography. All IQ1 digital backs come with a 3.2" touch screen offering intuitive image control and sophisticated analysis tools at your fingertips.

IQ180 
Top of the line – combining 80 megapixel resolution and unprecedented dynamic range captured in full frame 645 format. The IQ180 delivers absolutely stunning image quality.

IQ160
Full frame 645 format captures with amazing 60 megapixel resolution and a wide dynamic range makes the IQ160 a perfect choice for demanding photographers.

IQ150
The IQ150 features the widest usable ISO range of any high-end camera system. Whether you are shooting at ISO 100 or 6400 you can capture unique images anytime.

IQ140
Beauty and speed in one package – the IQ140 offers images with stunning 40 megapixel resolution and can capture up to 1.4 images per second, making it an ideal tool for fashion and editorial work.

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Pre-owned digital backs come with 12 months warranty and have been through rigorous cleaning and testing processes at Phase One to ensure you get a digital back in flawless working condition. Attractive pricing makes a pre-owned digital back a high quality alternative to a 35mm DSLR.

OVERVIEW
  • IQ1 digital backs
  • 80 megapixels
  • Up to 14 f-stops
  • Full frame 645 format
  • ISO 35-6400
  • Up to 1 hour exposures 
  • Touch interface
  • 3.2 inch high res display
  • USB3
  • FW800
  • Infinite capture

World leading image quality
Realize your vision. The IQ1 series digital camera backs are some of the world’s most powerful commercial photographic capture devices. With up to 80 megapixel resolution and in combination with the Capture One image processing software IQ1 digital back series deliver the unique image quality, which is the benchmark of the Phase One Full Imaging Pipeline.

High speed - non stop
The IQ1 series digital camera backs permit continuous image capture, limited only by the capacity of the capture media.  Built for high performance now and in the future, the IQ1 series are the first digital backs to feature a USB3 connection. The IQ1 series backs also feature a fast FireWire 800 connection and the fastest CompactFlash interface of any SLR type camera today – ensuring you get high quality captures faster.   

Full control at your fingertips
Stay in control. Whether you need to adjust capture settings, check focus or exposure in your captures, the features of the IQ1 series digital camera backs are readily available at your fingertips. The all-new 3.2 inches touch screen complements the intuitive Phase One 4-button navigation and gives you easy access to the powerful features of IQ1 series digital camera backs.

Ultimate reliability
Rely on the IQ1 series digital camera backs to help you get your jobs done. The highly durable build quality is designed and tested to work in the toughest environments, including extreme heat, cold and humidity. With superior service and support from Phase One, you are ensured unparalleled reliability that lets you stay focused on photography. 

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GALLERY IMAGES

Mountain climbers captured with the IQ180

by Tim Kemple
IN THE MEDIA

The IQ digital back has been featured in these fine publications

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  • The Luminous Landscape
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  • The Luminous Landscape
  • Digital Photographer
  • The Luminous Landscape
  • Better Photography
  • Rangefinder/Jim Garner: "...it adds so much depth to the images and it provides a look that gives me a competitive edge"
  • CNET: "When describing Phase One's IQ180 camera system, there are plenty of superlatives you could pick. High resolution is one..."
  • DXO Mark: "The sensor is the best we ever tested with an overall score of 91: the best score ever and the first one over 90 points on DxOMark..."
  • Digital Photographer: "The IQ180 really comes into its own in the studio – with the right accessories, body and lenses, it cannot be faulted"
  • PDN: "Offers the best image quality of any medium-format system we’ve tested"
  • Luminous Landscape: "I'll simply say that the IQ180 may be the single most remarkable photographic tool that I've ever used"
  • Wired: "Huge, badass 80-megapixel files let you see skin pores from 20 paces. Big touch screen with a simple interface. Solid build."
  • GetDPI.com: "It allows you to get the technical aspects of image making out of your way quickly so you can focus on the art part"
  • Luminous Landscape: "I wanted to test the IQ on a technical camera... As I started using the two devices together, a transformation occurred."
  • Digital Photographer: “The new Leaf shutter lenses offer users the ability to sync at up to an incredible 1/1600sec with compatible digital backs”
  • Luminous Landscape: "The IQ 180 is a Tour de Force in design, technological innovation, quality, functionality and ergonomics"
  • Better Photography Magazine: “Where the Achromatic+ really shines is as an infrared camera. The infrared effect is magnificent.”
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Whether you desire 80 megapixel captures, one hour long exposures, captures at available light at virtually any ISO speed or pure black and white imagery, there is an IQ2 for you.
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