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Pentax 645Z Medium Format 51.4MP DSLR Body

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  • 51.4 effective mega-pixel CMOS sensor
  • Class leading speed and response with 3FPS frame rate
  • Versatile live view with a tiltable LCD panel

Pentax 645Z Medium Format 51.4MP DSLR Body

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Distinct Format. Unmistakable Brilliance.


Experience the distinct perspective of medium format photography with the unique 645Z. The 645Z seamlessly combines brilliant build quality, exceptional operability and hyper resolution with 51.4 million effective pixels. Designed to meet the needs of a wide range of professional photographers, the 645Z offers class leading speed and response with 3 frames per second continuous shooting and fast image review and transfer. Experience your photographs first hand with the high-resolution, tiltable 3.2 inch, LCD monitor. The 645Z allows the capture of beautiful, full HD movies and 4K Interval shooting. Take your photography, from the field to the commercial studio, to the next level with the distinctly brilliant PENTAX 645Z from Ricoh Imaging.



51.4 effective mega-pixel CMOS sensor


Designed to meet the demands of professional photographers, the 645Z offers a 43.8mm x 32.8mm 51.4 mega-pixel CMOS sensor, which is ideal for ultra-high resolution imaging, exceptionally large printing applications and outstanding cropping flexibility.



Class leading speed and response


Built with the assumption that every second matters, the 645Z offers a fast frame rate of 3.0 FPS, quick image processing to rapidly review images, and swift image transfer with USB 3.0 computer connection.



Versatile live view with a tiltable LCD panel


The high-resolution, tiltable, air-gapless 3.2-inch LCD monitor with approx. 1,037,000 dots offers live view for convenient framing and reviewing of image lighting. The tilting LCD is convenient for waist level or overhead shooting.



SAFOX 11 Autofocus Module


Assure the sharpest focus with the SAFOX11 autofocus module. Maximizing 27 AF sensors and a vast light sensitivity range of –3EV to +18EV, the focus module includes 25 cross sensors and three AF sensors dedicated to low light focusing.



Real Time Scene Analysis with 86,000 pixel sensor


The new Real Time Scene Analysis System features an 86,000 pixel RGB light-metering sensor and improved algorithms that further enhance accuracy of exposure, white balance and autofocusing. This assures a perfectly exposed image even in difficult lighting conditions.



Durable design


With a magnesium alloy body, die cast aluminum chassis, and 76 special seals, the 645Z boasts a fully weather and cold proof design to resist water, fog, snow, sand and dust, for top performance in extreme field conditions as well as in the studio.

Type


TTL autofocus, auto-exposure medium format digital SLR camera



Sensor


Type: CMOS with a primary color filter


Size: 43.8 x 32.8 (mm)


Color depth: 8 bits/channel JPG, 14 bits/channel RAW


Effective pixels: 51.40 MP


Total pixels: 52.99 MP


Still resolution:


JPEG: L (51M: 8256 x 6192), M (36M: 6912 x 5184), S (21M: 5376 x 4032), XS (3M: 1920 x 1440)


RAW: L (51M: 8256 x 6192)


TIFF: L (51M: 8256 x 6192)


Quality levels: JPEG: ??? (Best), ?? (Better), ? (Good), RAW + JPEG simultaneous recording available, RAW (14-bit): PEF, DNG


Movie (resolution/FPS):


Full HD (1920x1080, 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p), HD (1280x720, 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)


Dust Removal: Image sensor cleaning using ultrasonic vibrations "DR II" with the Dust Alert function



Lens


Type/construction: PENTAX 645AF2 mount with AF coupler, lens information contacts, and power contacts (stainless steel)


Usable lenses: PENTAX 645AF2, 645AF and 645A mount lenses (PENTAX 67 medium format lenses useable with adapter), SDM function: Yes



Focus System


Type: SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching autofocus with 27 AF points (25 cross type focus points in the center)


AF modes: Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C), Focus operation customizable, Manual


Focus Area Selection Modes: Spot, Select, Expanded Area AF (S, M, L), Zone Select, Auto (27 AF Points)


Brightness Range: EV -3 to 18 (ISO 100, at normal temperature)



Viewfinder


Type: Keplerian telescopic trapezoid prism finder


Coverage (field of view): Approx. 98%


Magnification: Approx. 0.62 x (55mmF2.8 at infinity), Approx. 0.85 x (75mmF2.8 at infinity)


Standard focusing screen: Interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte focusing screen


Diopter adjustment: Approx. -3.5 m to + 2.0 m-1


Depth of field preview: Optical (diaphragm stop-down), Digital


Eye-relief length: Approx. 21 mm (from view window), Approx 24.1 mm (from center of lens)



LCD Monitor


Type: 3.2” Tiltable TFT color LCD monitor featuring an air-gapless structure with an AR-coated, tempered-glass front panel and brightness/saturation/color adjustments


Resolution: Approx. 1037K dots


Wide angle viewable: Yes



External Flash


Type: Hotshoe (P-TTL), high speed sync and wireless w PENTAX dedicated flash, X-Sync Socket


Flash Modes: Flash On, Flash On+Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Slow-speed Sync+Red-eye, P-TTL, Trailing Curtain Sync, contrast-control-sync, high-speed sync, wireless sync (available with a dedicated external flash)


Flash exposure compensation: -2 to +1 EV (1/2 steps)


Synchronization speed: 1/125 sec



Storage Media


Removable memory: SD, SDHC*, SDXC* memory card, Eye-Fi card, FLUCARD *UHS-I compatible


Dual Card Slot: Sequential save, Save to Both Dual save, Separate RAW/JPG, Copying images between slots possible



Interfaces


Connection Ports: USB 3.0 (micro B), external power supply terminal, cable switch terminal, X-sync socket, HDMI output terminal (Type D), stereo microphone input terminal (USB Connection: MSC/PTP)


Video out: HD (via HDMI), NTSC, PAL



Power Supply


Battery Type: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI90


Recordable images: Approx. 700 (approx 560 w 50% flash, CIPA)


Playback time: Approx. 400 min


Movie recording time: Up to 25 minutes


automatically stops recording if the internal temperature of the camera becomes high.


AC adapter available: AC Adapter Kit K-AC132 (Optional)



Physical Specs


Body dimensions (W x H x D): 6.14in x 4.6in x 4.84in (excluding protrusions)


Body weight: Approx. 54.67oz (including battery and memory card)


Body only: Approx. 51.85oz


Construction material(s): Magnesium alloy shell over aluminum chassis


Weather resistant: Yes (76 special seals)


Operating temperature: 14-104°F (-10 to 40°C)



Language Support


English, French, Germany, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese



Image Stabilization


Type: Lens-shift type (When using SR (Shake Reduction) system lens)



Metering System


Type: TTL open aperture metering using 86K pixel RGB sensor


Sensitivity range: EV -1 to 21 (ISO100 at 55mmF2.8)


Metering Modes: Multi-segment metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot metering


Exposure compensation: ±5 EV (1/3 EV steps or 1/2 EV steps can be selected)


AE Lock: Button type (timer-control: two times the meter operating time set in Custom Setting), Continuous as long as the shutter release button is depressed halfway


Exposure bracketing: 2, 3 or 5 frames, Available with Continuous, Self-timer or Remote Control



ISO Sensitivity


Auto: ISO AUTO/100 to 204800 (EV steps can be set to 1EV, 1/2EV, or 1/3EV)


Bulb mode: Auto ISO n/a Manual: 100-51200 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps)



White Balance


Type: system combining CMOS image and light source detection sensors


Auto, Multi Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color,


N: Daylight White, W: Cool White, L: Warm White), Tungsten, Flash, CTE


Manual mode(s): Manual (up to 3 settings can be saved), Color Temperature (up to 3 settings can be saved), Copying the white balance settings of a captured image possible



Shutter


Type: Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter


Shutter speed: Auto: 1/4000 to 30 sec., Manual: 1/4000 to 30 sec. (1/3 EV steps or 1/2 EV steps), Bulb



File Formats


Still: RAW (PEF/DNG), TIFF, JPEG (Exif 2.30), DCF2.0 compliant


Movie: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) *Motion JPEG (AVI) for Interval Movie Record



Computer Requirements


Windows: Windows 8.1 (32 bit/64 bit) / Windows 8 (32 bit/64 bit) / Windows 7 (32 bit/64 bit) / Windows Vista (32 bit/64 bit), Intel Core 2 Quad or higher, 4GB or more


Mac: Mac OS X 10.9 /10.8 / 10.7 / 10.6, Intel Core 2 Quad or higher, 4GB or more



Battery Life


Recordable images: Approx. 700 (approx 560 w 50% flash, CIPA)


Playback time: Approx. 400 min



Dimensions


Body dimensions (W x H x D): 6.14in x 4.6in x 4.84in (excluding protrusions)



Weight


Body weight: Approx. 54.67oz (including battery and memory card)


Body only: Approx. 51.85oz

Li-ion Battery D-Li90 (E)


Strap O-ST150


Large Eye Cup O-EC107


Battery Charger Kit K-BC90


Hotshoe Cover FK


Software CD-ROM S-SW150

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