Conclusion: After a week of intensive testing, what have I concluded? By way of comparison with the Canon 1Ds, two things. Firstly, that while the 1Ds' $8,000 price tag seems high to most people, it is in fact a hell of a deal compared to what one has to spend for anything comparable, let alone better. Is the Kodak DCS Pro Back 645 better? Yes.
Excerpt: Continue on to Page Two DCS Pro Back 645 Specifications Specifications: 16-Million pixel CCD imager, 36mm x 36mm square 4072 x 4072 pixel finished image size, 19MB DCR raw file or 48MB processed as 8-bit TIFF ISO Sensitivity Range: 100 to 400 in 1/3 stop increments Bit depth: 36-bit color (12 bits per color) original capture Burst rate/depth= 1 frame every 1.63 sec.: 5 images buffered at 1.63 seconds, then 3 at 2.5 seconds before CF Card write.