Phase One XF body w/ IQ3 100mp kit

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The Phase One IQ3 medium format camera is a remarkable piece of technology, offering a unique combination of high-end features and performance that cater to the needs of professional photographers. This camera system is distinguished by its exceptional image quality, versatility, and user-focused design, making it an ideal choice for those who demand the utmost in photographic excellence.

Image Quality and Performance:
The IQ3 boasts a sensor size that is approximately 2.5 times larger than a full-frame DSLR's sensor, providing immense detail and superior image quality. The 100MP 16-bit sensor is notable for its ability to capture subtle and natural-looking colors with minimal overlap between color channels, resulting in cleaner and more accurate color reproduction. The dynamic range of the IQ3 is also impressive, offering up to 15 stops, which allows for capturing detailed highlights and shadows, essential for achieving balanced and rich images.

Design and Ergonomics:
The design of the Phase One XF camera system, which the IQ3 is a part of, emphasizes minimalism and user-friendliness. The layout of the controls is logical and intuitive, making the camera comfortable to use despite its advanced capabilities. The build quality is high, with materials that feel premium, suitable for the demands of professional use.

Focus and Exposure:
The autofocus system, named the Honeybee Autofocus System, is responsive and aided by a bright focus assist light. Manual focusing is also an option, utilizing a 400% image preview so you can nail the focus. The camera performs well in various lighting conditions, maintaining image quality even at higher ISO settings.

Connectivity and Usability:
The IQ3 series features built-in Wi-Fi, USB, Firewire 800, and HDMI connectivity, enhancing the camera's usability in various shooting environments. The Wi-Fi capability allows for wireless monitoring and control using an iOS device, which can be particularly beneficial in studio settings or when working with clients on set. The HDMI output enables the connection of an external HD video monitor for even more detailed viewing. You can tether via USB or Firewire 800 using the included cables.

Power Source:
The camera is equipped with two batteries, one in the camera body and the other in the IQ3 back. These batteries can share power, ensuring longer shooting sessions without interruption. The camera's design and construction are geared towards durability and long-term use, an essential aspect for professionals who rely on their equipment in demanding situations. You should know that due to the high power requirements of both the back and the body, it does go through batteries quickly. That's why we include several sets and multiple chargers with your rental. That way at least two sets are charging while using a set within the camera, virtually guaranteeing indefinite shooting.

In conclusion, the Phase One IQ3 medium format camera system is a high-end, professional tool that excels in image quality, color accuracy, and dynamic range. Its design and features are tailored to meet the needs of professional photographers who require the highest level of performance and reliability in their work​. Rent this medium format camera kit to deliver the absolute highest-quality images that your clients demand.

The included 80mm lens is a standard for medium format with an approximate 35mm equivalent of 50mm. This lens is small, lightweight, and extremely sharp. It also features a built-in leaf shutter that lets you sync with strobes at up to 1/1600s.

If you’re not already using it, download Capture One Pro from Phase One’s website and run as “DB” (digital back) to review, edit, and process your images from this amazing kit for free.

NOTE: We will need a COI from you to rent this kit. Please contact us for details.

Included with your rental:

  • Phase One XF body
  • Phase One IQ3 100MP digital back
  • Schneider-Kreuznach 80mm LS Blue Ring f/2.8 AF lens
  • BP-911/914/915 -style battery (x9)
  • Dual-slot battery charger
  • Single-slot battery charger (x2)
  • Firewire 800 cable
  • USB 3.0 cable
  • 16GB Compact Flash memory card
  • Micro to Full HDMI adapter
  • 8-pin multi-connector port to PC connector control cable
  • Custom Pelican transport case

Additional Information

Brand Phase One
Camera Type Medium Format
Lens Mount Schneider / Phase One
Sensor Size Medium Format
Megapixels 100
Recording Media Compact Flash (CF)
Media Slots 1
Max Burst Rate, photo (fps) 1.4
Min ISO 50
Max ISO 12800
Min Shutter Speed (sec) 3600
Max Shutter Speed (sec) 1/4000
Max Flash Sync Speed (sec) 1/1600
Built-In Flash No
Headphone Jack No
Built-in Microphone No
PC Flash Terminal Yes
In-body Stabilization No
Battery Type Phase One, 3400 mah
Max Power Draw (W) No
Shutter Release Cable Style 8 pin
HDMI Output Type No
USB Connection Full Size - Type B
Display Size (in) 3.2
Depth (in) 6.3
Height (in) 6.8
Width (in) 5.98
Weight (lbs) 3.78

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