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Pentax 645D Camera Body

The Pentax 645D provides super-high-resolution images produced by a large image sensor to serious landscape and outdoor photographers. It combines exceptional image quality with excellent handling to simplify professional-level outdoor shooting.

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Product Code: 5499

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The Pentax 645D has been developed to provide super-high-resolution images produced by large image sensors — something previously available only on professional models — to serious landscape and outdoor photographers. It combines exceptional image quality with excellent maneuverability and outstanding reliability to simplify professional-level outdoor shooting.

Super-high-resolution images

The Pentax 645D incorporates a high-performance CCD image sensor produced by Kodak. It measures 44mm by 33mm, and is approximately 1.7 times larger than its 35mm-format counterparts. Thanks to approximately 40 effective megapixels, it assures a wide dynamic range to faithfully reproduce the prevailing ambience and the sense of depth in super-high-resolution images that are rich in gradation and truthful in texture description. In order to bring out the full potential of the lens and the image sensor and assure the highest level of image-resolving power, the CCD unit is designed with no low-pass filters.

14-bit A/D converter

The Pentax 645D features a high-performance A/D converter, which faithfully converts the large volume of analog image data output by the large CCD image sensor to digital signals carrying an extensive amount of image data, including resolution and gradation.

Solid, maneuverable body

The Pentax 645D’s main frame is made of lightweight but strong magnesium-steel alloy, while the chassis is made of diecast aluminum. The LCD panels are covered with tempered glass plates for extra protection. The Pentax 645D’s body is also designed to be a compact and highly maneuverable medium-format camera, despite the incorporation of such dependable features as a dust-proof, weather-resistant construction with 70 special seals, outstanding cold-resistant performance to assure solid operation at a temperature as low as –10°C.

Dependable DR II mechanism to minimize dust spots

The Pentax 645D comes equipped with the highly dependable DR (Dust Removal) II mechanism, which effectively minimizes annoying dust spots on recorded images, even when the lenses are changed in dust-prone outdoor settings. By shifting UV/IR-cut filters placed in front of the CCD image sensor at supersonic speed using a piezoelectric element, this mechanism effectively and efficiently shakes dust off the image sensor.

High-precision 11-point wide-frame AF sensor

The Pentax 645D’s SAFOX IX + wide-frame autofocus system features 11 sensor points (with nine cross-type sensors positioned in the middle) to assure the extra-high-precision focusing demanded of medium-format digital SLR cameras. To develop this sophisticated AF system, the entire optical system was redesigned, at the same time with the addition of the new functionality to analyze and make use of the light sources data in the field of view.

Dimensions:
156 x 117 x 119mm (excluding operation parts and protrusion).
Weight:
1400g (without lens, battery and SD card).
Included Accessories:
D-LI90 Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery, D-BC90 Battery Charger, Strap, Software (CD-ROM), Large eyecup, Hot shoe cover , Body mount cover, Sync socket cap.

Features

Model 645D
Anti-Aliasing Filter No
Autofocus Points 11
Frames Per Second 1
In-Body Stabilisation No
Max ISO 1000
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000
Memory Card Type Secure Digital (SD)
Megapixels 40
Screen Size 3"
Weather Sealed Yes
Sensor Size 44 x 33mm (Medium Format)
Tiltable Screen No
Video Resolution N/A
Viewfinder Type Optical
Warranty Period 2 Years
Wi-Fi Connection No

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