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Best Medium Format Camera

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“Z” is one form of perfection.
A ground-breaking camera that fulfills both image quality supremacy and mobility.

Approx. 51.4 million effective pixels, 43.8 x 32.8mm large CMOS image sensor

Capture everything reflected in the eyes and felt by the heart. The medium format CMOS image sensor meets the ideals of the photographer. This sensor is approximately 1.7 times larger compared to the dimension of a full-frame 35 mm format. The effective pixels are approximately 51.4 million. Together with the optical performance of PENTAX 645 lenses, this produces unsurpassed resolution and smooth gradation representations and the three-dimensional feeling and atmosphere that will overwhelm the viewers.

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Quick Response and large size of buffer memory

Exceptional image quality with 51.4 million pixels and quick response that lets you capture decisive moments. Up to now, scenes that were not possible to capture on a medium format digital camera can be captured with the excellent response of the PENTAX 645Z. Because Auto Focus, image processing, Instant Review display, and writing to the memory card have been enhanced, you will experience significantly faster operation. The number of continuous shooting has also increased for a comfortable shooting tempo when capturing portraits and moving subjects.

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Live View and a tiltable LCD monitor

The Live View function is new to the PENTAX 645Z, freeing the photographer's eye from the viewfinder. With this feature you can carefully prepare for the shooting, making it perfect for scenic photography or studio photography where you need to wait for the right moment to activate the shutter. The screen on the PENTAX 645Z is also equipped with a tilt mechanism so waist-level, high and low-angle shots are easy to frame and capture.

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The PENTAX 645 lenses, the compilation of optical technologies.

The PENTAX 645 has gained the support of photographers due to its priority on image quality when shooting in the field including scenery. This lens achieves superb resolution, high contrast, natural color reproduction, and favorable aberration correction. That unsurpassed depictive performance is brought to full fruition in images captured on the PENTAX 645Z.

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Main SpecificationsRead more

Number of Effective pixels Approx. 51.4 megapixels
Image Sensor Type: CMOS with a primary color filter, Size: 43.8 x 32.8 (mm)
Lens PENTAX 645AF2, 645AF and 645A mount lenses compatible
Dimensions Approx. 156 mm (W) x 117 mm (H) x 123 mm (D) (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 1550 g (including dedicated battery and an SD memory card) Approx. 1470 g (body only)


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