What's the difference between Linhof revolving backs?greenspun.com : LUSENET : Large format photography : One Thread
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 (email@example.com), 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 13, 2001.