Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR with D FA 55mm f2.8 lens

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  • 51.4MP CMOS Sensor - 43.8 x 32.8 mm

  • Prime III Image Processor

  • Anti-Alias Filter-Less Design

  • 3.2" 1037K Dot Tiltable Air-Gapless LCD

  • Full HD 1080 60i/30p/24p Video Capture

  • ISO Sensitivity Range of 100 - 204,800

  • SAFOX II TTL 27 Point Autofocus System

  • 3 fps Continuous Shooting

  • Weather Sealed Magnesium Alloy Body

  • Pentax Flucard and Eye-Fi Compatible

Image ProcessorImage Processor
CMOS SensorCMOS Sensor
View FinderView Finder
Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR with D FA 55mm f2.8 lens
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 coldproof design to resist water, fog, snow, sand and dust, for top performance in extreme field conditions as well as in the studio.

Anti Aliasing filterless design.
Anti Aliasing filterless design achieves superior resolution for rich, detailed imagery at supreme resolution where camera settings, lens selection and shooting conditions are controlled to prevent moiré.

Optional Flucard, Eye-Fi Wireless, and SDXC Memory card compatibility.

Perfect for studio or macro shooting situations, the optional 16 GB Flucard for PENTAX in the 645Z allows the photographer to remotely change settings such as aperture, shutter speed and ISO, shift the AF focus point, release the camera shutter, check a Liveview image, and browse and download images to any web browser enabled device. Eye-Fi Wireless and standard SDXC Memory cards are also compatible.

100-204800 ISO.

High sensitivity range of ISO 100-204800 with improved noise performance throughout, including ISO-specific noise reduction, the 645Z will be ready to perform in a wide range of light levels and shooting conditions.

HDMI port.

An HDMI port outputs high definition images, video and sound to HDTVs.Customizable RAW/Fx button
Customizable RAW/Fx button allows for easy access to common shooting settings.

Beautiful, full HD movies and H.264 video.
Enhance your video recording experience with full HD movie capture in the H.264 format (1920 x 1080 pixels/60i/30p), also including the ability to switch from still image to video recording with the flip of a dedicated switch. Equipped with a stereo microphone terminal for external microphone connection, the user can also adjust the audio recording level manually and visually monitor sound levels during recording.

Dual SD card slots.
Dual slot SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card support ensures fast and reliable storage for high resolution image files, simultaneously saving in multiple formats, assigning images to different cards based on their original format, or easily holding one memory card in reserve.

Multi-pattern white balance.
When shooting scenes that include multiple light sources, such as sunlight and shade or flash, light sources are recognized automatically and the image is separated into different areas. White balance is adjusted separately in each area according to the different light sources to achieve optimal color reproduction. With a newly added Multi-Pattern Auto mode, switching back and forth between modes is easily achieved.

HDR Image Capture.
Improved in-camera HDR image capture features more blending options and better pixel registration for easier operation without a tripod.

Other Features.
Compatibility with new D FA autofocus lenses as well as older 645 lenses ensures a wide selection of PENTAX glass for a wide range of photographic applications.

Deep, 14 Bit RAW files in PENTAX PEF and Adobe DNG formats retain great detail in highlight and shadow areas of an image, and offer a high level of flexibility when processing RAW files.

All-glass, trapezoid pentaprism viewfinder with interchangeable focusing screens offers a 98% field of view viewing angle for accurate framing applications.

Mirror dampening hardware applies a braking action to the mirror swing, minimizing the effect of camera shake and noise levels to the image capture process.
Mirror Lockup function prevents blur caused by the movement of the mirror during the exposure, ensuring the sharpest possible image capture for professional-caliber applications.

A Digital Level function displays the vertical and horizontal inclination of the camera, ensuring captured photos remain level to the horizon.

  • PENTAX D FA 55mm F2.8 AL IF SDM AW 645D Lens
    • MPN - 26350
    • GTIN - 0027075166059
  • Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR Camera Body
    • MPN - 16601
    • GTIN - 0027075275881
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Focal Length55 mm
Body TypeMedium Format SLR
Lens typePrime lens
Aperture RangeMaximum: f/2.8
Minimum: f/22
Maximum Resolution51M: 8256 x 6192
Max Format size645
Camera MountPentax 645
Sensor SizeMedium Format
Sensor TypeCMOS with a primary color filter
Lens mountPentax 645AF2
Minimum Focusing Distance1.64’ (50 cm)
ProcessorPrime III
Focus TypeAutofocus
Max ISO204800
White Balance Presets10
Diaphragm Blades9
Angle Of View65
Uncompressed FormatRAW
Focus Points27
Diaphragm Blades9
Filter SizeFront: 67 mm
Focal length multiplier1x
Tripod CollarNo
Screen Size3.2"
Motor TypeUltrasonic
Screen Dots1037K dots
Dimensions (DxL)Approx. 2.69 x 3.20“ (68.2 x 81.3 mm)
Screen TypeTFT Colour LCD
Diameter81 mm
ViewfinderOptical (Pentaprism)
Length68 mm
Viewfinder coverage98 %
Viewfinder magnification0.85x
Filter Thread67 mm
Max Shutter Speed1/4000 sec
Lens HoodPentax PH-RBN67
Continuous drive3 fps
Exposure compensation±5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Storage TypeSD, SDHC*, SDXC* memory card, Eye-Fi card, FLUCARD (*UHS-I compatible)
USBUSB 3.0 (micro B)
Environmentally sealedYes
BatteryPentax Lithium-Ion D-LI90 rechargeable battery
Weight (inc. batteries)1550
Dimensions155 x 117 x 122mm
ResolutionJPEG: 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)
Video Resolution
Full HD: (1920x1080, 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p) HD: (1280x720, 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Weight1.55 kg (including battery and memory card)
Dimensions15.5 x 11.7 x 12.2 cm (excluding protrusions)
Exposure ModeProgram, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb, Flash X-sync Speed, USER1, USER2, USER3
Lens MountPENTAX 645AF2 mount with AF coupler, lens information contacts, and power contacts (stainless steel)
Number of Recorded Pixels52.99MP
Movie File FormatMPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) *Motion JPEG (AVI) for Interval Movie Record
Still Image File FormatRAW (PEF/DNG), TIFF, JPEG (Exif 2.30), DCF2.0 compliant
Storage MediaSD, 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
Sensor Cleaning SystemImage sensor cleaning using ultrasonic vibrations "DR II" with the Dust Alert function
Image Sensor43.8 x 32.8 mm CMOS
Exposure Compensation5 EV (1/3 EV steps or 1/2 EV steps)
Image StabilizerLens-shift type (when using SR system lens)
Shutter TypeElectronically controlled, vertical-run, focal plane shutter
ViewfinderKepler-telescopic, trapezoid prism finder
Flash modesFlash 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)
Self-TimerYes - 12 seconds, 2 seconds
White BalanceAuto, 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.
FocusSAFOX II TTL phase-matching autofocus with 27 AF points (25 cross type focus points in the center)
Shutter SpeedAuto: 1/4000 to 30 sec.
Manual: 1/4000 to 30 sec. (1/3 EV steps or 1/2 EV steps)
Number of Effective Pixels51.4MP
Focal Length55 mm
Filter Thread SizeFront: 67 mm
Dimensions(DxL)68.2 x 81.3 mm
Weight416 g
ApertureMaximum: f/2.8
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount TypePentax 645
Angle of View65
Minimum Focus Distance49.99 cm
Optical Design9 Elements in 7 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9
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What’s In The Box
  • Pentax 645D Medium-format DSLR Body

  • Pentax F DA 645 55mm F2.8 Lens

  • 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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