Oct 22, 2004

Epson Releases Digital Rangefinder - Integrates Traditional Photographic Mechanism with Digital

October 21, 2004 — The world’s first digital rangefinder finally comes to America. After a March release in Japan, Epson announced plans today to start shipping the Epson R-D1 to the United States on November 1. This rangefinder camera fuses a classic look of the past with the most recent digital technology. The 6.1 MP camera is the first to support L and M-mount lenses.