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Rodenstock/ALPA HR Alpagon in X-Shutter


The X-Shutter from PHASE ONE is fully available in RODENSTOCK/ALPA HR Alpagon lenses.

August 12, 2021
Rodenstock/ALPA HR Alpagon in X-Shutter
Newly Introduced Product

In coorperation with PhaseOne and Rodenstock, ALPA is happy to announce that the delivery of HR Alpagon in X-Shutter has started. The X-Shutter is more than just a glimpse of light on the horizon, it is a new high quality device to capture light with the impeccable standards of Rodenstock/ALPA HR Alpagon lenses. Born from the industrial performance and precision of the Phase One Reliance Shutter (PhaseOne Industrial division) this shutter is now available for a variety of large format lenses, meeting the needs of our customers.

The X-Shutter has been designed to work with the Phase One IQ4 digital backs.

We are now able to deliver our full Rodenstock/ALPA HR Alpagon lens portfolio in X-Shutter, new lenses aswell as conversions and modifications of existion Rodenstock lenses. We will also offer the modification of ALPA Schneider lenses, prices on request.

Please reach out to your local dealer or contact us directly.

Prices for modification of lenses

The price for the modification of an existing HR ALPAGON lens to X-Shutter:

CHF 3980 (ex.WorksSwitzerland)

The price for the modification of an existing Schneider Kreuznach lens in ALPA mount to X-Shutter:

Price on Request (ex.Works Switzerland)

Conversion of any optics or lens found in the ALPA lens range, into an HR Alpagon or HR Alpar with PhaseOne X-shutter and selectable barrel 

(LB, SB17, FPS SB17, SB34, SB51). Price on request.

Facts about the X-Shutter:

Shutter Type

Electro magnetical

Shutter Speed

60 s - 1/1000 s


Tested to 500.000+ captures

Shutter Blades

Carbon fiber

Aperture Module

5 blades (curved blades)

Max Flash Sync Speed