645Z

645Z

Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR Preview

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The Pentax 645Z DSLR is a medium format camera -- a camera with an image sensor larger than full frame digital / 35mm cameras, but not quite "large format". In cinematic terms, medium format is essentially 70mm. It is designed for professionals who need ultra-high resolution images. 

Pentax 645Z DSLR Features
  • 51.4 MP CMOS image sensor
    • no optical low-pass filter
  • Prime III image processor
  • 3.2" Tilting LCD
    • 1,037k-dots
    • 35° down
    • 125° up
  • Pentaprism Viewfinder
  • 3 frames per second burst shooting
  • ISO 100 - 204800
  • Full 1080p HD Video in 24p, 20p, & 60i
    • Dedicated Movie Button
  • Interval (aka Time-lapse) Shooting 
    • up to 2000 shots
    • 2-second to 24-hour delays
    • 4K output
  • High-Dynamic Range Shooting Mode
  • USB 3.0 out
  • HDMI out
  • 14-bit RAW in .pef or .dng
  • SAFOX II Autofocus Module
    • 27 AF sensors
    • -3EV to +18EV
  • Real Time Scene Analysis System 
    • 86,000 pixel RGB light-metering sensor
  • Multi-Pattern Auto WB system
  • 76 weather-seals
  • 14-104°F temperatures range
  • Dual Memory Card Slot 
    • SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card support
    • FLU Card compatibility
  • Compatible with D FA autofocus & 645 lenses
  • Customizable RAW/Fx button
  • Second tripod socket
  • Optional
    • Pentax 67 lens compatibility with adapter
    • Pentax Image Transfer 2 software

The Pentax 645Z is available now, body-only, for around $8,500.
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