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Thursday, April 17th, 2014
34 Years Ago Today

Here's a commercial for Mamiya Cameras with a voice over by Leonard Nimoy. "The Computer Makes It Simple." Mamiya is an expensive line of cameras still available today. In 2014, a Mamiya 7 II retails for $3900 to $5400, with some configurations nearing $10,000. This aired on Friday, April 18, 1980.


Mamiya Cameras - "The Computer Makes It Simple" (Commercial, 1980)

Here's a commercial for Mamiya Cameras.

Voiceover by Leonard Nimoy.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, April 18th 1980.

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Apparently, Mamiya is a super expensive camera that's actually, still around. 34 on the face of the Earth and this is the first time I've heard of them. I just saw one of their cameras priced at $9,995!!!!! Let's see Wal-Mart beat that price....lol!
Comment posted by Pete on Sunday, April 25th 2010 at 1:18am.

I had never heard of this brand until I watched this clip. Shortly afterwards, I was reading an interview about Jennifer Beal's new photo book and they asked her what cameras she uses and one of them was a...Mamiya! Small World!
Comment posted by smctopia on Sunday, April 25th 2010 at 8:52pm.

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Is there any clips after the video or the recording is cut?


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