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Why is the Data Back for the G3 so expensive



Why is the data back (GD-2) for the G2 so expensive? It costs around $600 and is two to three times as expensive as those for other Contax cameras. Why is it priced so much higher?


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Hi Phil,

It's the same price as the one for the Aria and the one for the AX. It is far more than just a simply datE back. It can record between the frames as well as on the first 2/3 frames, exposure information as well. It also has a built-in intervalometer. They typically sell for quite a bit less than $600 (that is the "list" price).




The average price for the G2 databack is $550 while the one for the N1 is $350. These are apparently the same electronically. Both will imprint exposure data.