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The latest Pentax 645z medium format camera updates

Few Pentax 645z updates: The Pentax 645z camera is currently in stock at B&H (the 645d model is still available for $4,996.95). The above picture is the new Pentax DA 645 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AL SDM AW SR wide-angle medium format zoom lens that was listed on the roadmap for 2014 (via digicame-info). For pricing and availability of all […]

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Pentax 645z, Hasselblad HV, Sony a7s and Sigma dp2 updates

The Pentax 645z medium format camera is now shipping and it currently in stock at Ace Photo (the old model is currently $2,000 off). The Hasselblad HV is also now shipping and is currently in stock. The Sony a7s camera is now in stock and B&H is offering a new trade-in program that can get you […]

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Pentax 645z medium format camera to start shipping on June 27th

The new Pentax 645z medium format camera (announcement | sample images | pre-order) will start shipping on June 27th according to Ricoh Imaging Japan. There is still no US release date for the 13 Pentax 645 medium format FA lenses (they were not available for sale in the US before).

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Pentax 645z sample images

Pentax (or Ricoh Imaging to be precise) published several sample images taken with their new Pentax 645z medium format camera ($8,498.00):

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Pentax 645z medium format camera officially announced

The Pentax 645z camera is now officially announced and all previous rumors are now confirmed, including the US price of $8,500 and the new 645 lenses for the US market. The new 645z is already available for pre-order at B&H and Adorama. Update: sample images taken with the 645z camera can be found here. Pentax 645z […]

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13 Pentax 645 medium format FA lenses coming to the US

In addition to the new 645z camera that is rumored to be announced tomorrow, Pentax will also introduce 13 FA series 645 lenses to the US market. The new lenses are already listed with prices on the B&H website:

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Pentax 645z detailed specifications

The detailed specifications of the Pentax 645z medium format camera leaked online – here is the short version (full specs after the break): 52.99MP CMOS without AA filter (51.4Mp effectively, 8265 x 6192 pixel) ISO 100 – 204,800 SAFOX11 AF system, 27 point (25 cross type), LW -3 – +18 3.2″ LCD screen: 3:2 ratio, 1,037,000 dots […]

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Additional Pentax 645z pictures leaked online

Here are some additional pictures of the upcoming Pentax 645z medium format camera – it looks pretty identical to the previous 645 model. The full detailed specifications can be found here. Additional images after the break:

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