What's the difference between Linhof revolving backs?

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I bought a used Linhof kardan color without revolving back, I want buying another with back on ebay. Are those revolving backs fitting Technika, Kardan color S, Kardan Bi... the same thing, or they are not? Any information is welcome, thanks.

-- CJ,Liao (cjliao@mxtpa.biglobe.net.tw), July 12, 2001


Assuming you have a camera made within the last 30 years and it has the Kardan back with the snap connector on top you would have to buy a Technika to Kardan adapter and then a complete Technika 45 back.

These would cost several times the value of your camera.

Why do you need a revolving back? The Kardan back is just as quick, if not quicker, to change from vertical to horizontal position.

-- Bob Salomon (bobsalomon@mindspring.com), July 13, 2001.

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