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Digital Bolex, a 2K RAW Digital Cinema camera for $3K.
Digital Bolex, a 2K RAW Digital Cinema camera for $3K.
Digital Bolex, a 2K RAW Digital Cinema camera for $3K.
440 backers pledged $262,661 to help bring this project to life.

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Funding Complex R&D Without an Existing Product Line

Hi Kickstarter,

We are moving steadily towards our goal and hopefully will have an update about delivery very soon.

I wanted to take a moment though and talk about camera companies. You may have heard that Aaton is going to be filing for bankruptcy and looking for a buyer or investor. 

I wrote a blog post about it, most of the post I didn't actually write, it's an email sent on the Cinematographer's Mailing List. The content of this email I believe is hugely important.

Here is the post:

Thank you everyone for your support,    Joe


Hello Kickstarter Backers!

Most of you heard about us during our SXSW launch last year, and we were back this year! We had a great time at SXSW 2013 met a lot of great people and everyone got to hold the final camera body and feel the weight. We made a little video of our experience. At the bottom of this post. And this is a blog post by Elle about it too...

We have some more great news too, there will be working cameras this year at NAB! So if you're going to be there please stop by and visit, we'll be at the Pomfort booth in the European section Booth #C8441!

This also means we are nearing completion of the project and delivery of your cameras! I don't have a specific date right now, but as soon as we do I will update everyone here.

Thanks so much for your support,    Joe, Elle, and the entire Digital Bolex Team

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Prototype Lenses are in!

When we sent out our kickstarter surveys you guys / gals asked for lenses to be the number 1 priority for accessories. So we listened and this is what we came up with...

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The Final Body Design, and Hot Rodding your D16!

Hi Kickstarter Backers!

The final body design for the D16 is finished and we have pictures with all the correct build materials!

Also we are partnering with Hot Rod Cameras to make a PL mount for the D16 that will be really great!

How many of you camera backers want the PL mount?

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100 Changes since March!

Hi Kickstarter,

We posted a new blog about all of the changes we have made to the product since the completion of the kickstarter campaign.

Please check it out here:

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