The Phase One 645 Camera System is now shipping. For a little under ten thousand euros – â‚¬9,990 to be exact, or about $15,700 US â€“ you can have your own complete system consisting of the 645 body, a P 21+ back, 80 mm F2.8 lens and Capture One software.
There are 5 configurations to choose from based on selected camera back: P 45+ (maximum resolution, fine details at 39 mega pixels), P 30+ (up to ISO 1600 sensitivity, fast capture, 31 mega pixels); P 25+ (near full-frame at affordable price, noise-free exposures up to 1 hour, 22 mega pixels), the above-mentioned P 21+ (fast, unlimited burst capacity, small RAW file size, 18 mega pixels ) and the P 20+ (1:1 aspect ratio, cost effective, entry-level solution, 16 mega pixels).
The 645 SLR camera is in 6×4.5cm format with an electronically controlled focal-plane shutter and through-the-lens (TTL) multiple mode auto-exposure (AE) and autofocus (AF).
Phase One said the 645 system is an open platform, designed to support pro photographersâ€™ choice of lenses and digital backs or film operation to achieve superior image quality. The camera system comes with a warranty covering 3 years or 300,000 shutter actuations, and is backed by full support and service of a global team of Phase One dealers.