Pentax Announces Limited Edition 645D Medium Format DSLR


Pentax is offering a limited edition 645D camera kit to celebrate the PENTAX 645D being named Camera Grand Prix Japan 2011 “Camera of the Year.” The company said this limited edition camera features an elegant, lacquer-finished body.

The whole kit will include:

PENTAX 645D Japan camera body
Leather Strap 645D japan O-ST123
Body Mount Cap 645D Japan
Center-Spot-Matte Focusing Screen DS-80
Specially designed paulownia-wood packaging

PENTAX is planning built-to-order production of this model with a minimum four month delivery period from the date each order is placed.

First announced in June 2010, the PENTAX 645D features a 40-megapixel image sensor. The Camera GP Japan 2011 “Camera of the Year” award cited the 645D for its array of original, outstanding features including a large CCD sensor, and a dependable, dust-proof, weather-resistant body that operates in temperatures as low as -10°C.

[Site: Pentax]

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