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Manufacturer: Eastman Kodak Company

Distributor: Nikon Corporation

Title: Kodak Digital Camera System
Date: [Production dates: ca. 1991]
Credit Line: Gift of the College of DuPage Photography Department
Accession Number: 2007.0043.0001
Description: The Kodak Professional Digital Camera System (DCS) was introduced. The first of such unit was the DCS-100 under the DCS-label was a basic Nikon F3 SLR camera body with a modified motor drive unit MD-4/Focusing screen setup. The Kodak Professional Digital Camera DCS-100 System is a portable system consists of a camera back and camera winder fitted to an unmodified Nikon F3 camera, and a separate digital storage unit (DSU) that connects to the camera winder via an interconnect cable. The camera back incorporates a Kodak CCD image available in a color and a monochrome model. When you make an exposure, the image records data on a 1280 x 1024-pixel matrix, resulting in image composed of 1.3 million pixels of data.