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PENTAX 645 Z - Overview

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  • Smallest and lightest digital SLR [as of July 2003]
  • Compatible with Pentax range of lenses and accessories
  • High magnification viewfinder
  • 6.1 effective megapixels resolution


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Handling Features

Two input dials for easy input
Depth of Field Preview
LCD illumination
On/Off switch around shutter release

  Auto Focus

11 point AF [SAFOX VIII]
Auto or manually selectable focus point
Chosen focus point superimposed in red in viewfinder [can be switched off]
Single AF with Focus lock
Continuous focus with predictive
Manual focussing
AF control dial on back panel
Cancellable focus confirmation beep

Exposure and Metering

'Green' program
Hyper Program
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Hyper Manual
TTL flash mode
Aperture control from camera body
'Green' button resets to program line

16 segment metering
Centre weighted metering
Spot metering
Metering uses lens & AF information
AE & AF may be linked
1/4000 sec to 30 sec shutter speeds
Exposure lock [timed]
Exposure compensation (+/- 3 EV in 1/2 EV steps, or +/- 2EV in 1/3 steps)
Auto bracketing (½, 1, 1½ EV steps)
Bracketing and compensation may be combined
Noise reduction on long exposures
ISO equivalent 200 to 3200