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Pentax Announces the Medium Format 645Z -- Now Available at B&H Photo Video

Photography News: Pentax Releases the 645Z, a New Medium Format DSLR

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 17, 2014) - B&H Photo is proud to announce the official release of the Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR Camera, now featuring a 51.4MP CMOS sensor for faster performance and enhanced low-light sensitivity.

Pentax 645Z

The 645Z is a medium format DSLR, featuring a new 51.4MP CMOS sensor, which enables the camera to record high-resolution 14-bit RAW still imagery and full HD 1080i/p video with low-light sensitivity to ISO 204,800. Coupled with the PRIME III image processing engine, this camera also supports up to 3 fps continuous shooting and 4K interval shooting, with results viewable on the tilting 3.2" 1,037k-dot LCD screen. For eye-level monitoring, a large, all-glass trapezoidal pentaprism with 98% frame coverage is also available. Read more about the Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR camera: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1045517-REG/pentax_16599_645z_digital_slr_camera.html

A SAFOX11 phase-detection autofocus module utilizes a 27-point array, including 25 cross-type points, for precise focusing in lighting conditions as low as -3 EV. Flexible white balance control and accurate exposure metering is possible using the Real Time Scene Analysis System, which is based on an 86,000-pixel RGB sensor, to deliver consistent results based on color, brightness, and subject-recognition abilities.

The durable magnesium-alloy body, with die-cast, aluminum-alloy chassis, incorporates 76 seals to render the 645Z both weatherproof and cold-proof. Dual SD memory card slots are compatible with both SDXC UHS-I memory cards, as well as the dedicated FluCard for wireless image transfer and remote camera control. When shooting tethered, a new USB 3.0 interface helps to expedite file transfer between the camera and connected computer. Accompanying the 645Z's release, a broad system of 16 different Pentax 645 lenses is now available, ranging from wide-angle to telephoto, including both zoom and prime lens designs. Read more about the Pentax 645z medium format DSLR camera at B&H Explora  

B&H Photo is an authorized Pentax reseller, with the most up-to-date product information, product pricing, and individual promotional offers. Read and learn more about photography at B&H Explora.

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About B&H Photo Video
As the world's largest source of photography, video, and audio equipment, B&H Photo Video Pro Audio is known worldwide for its attentive, knowledgeable sales force and excellent customer service, including fast, reliable shipping. Visitors to the website can access a variety of enlightening articles and educational videos. B&H has been satisfying customers worldwide for 40 years. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/.

The B and H YouTube Channel has an unmatched wealth of educational photography content. Our entertaining and informative videos feature product overviews from our in-house specialists, as well as photography-industry experts. You can even view the B&H Event Space presentations by many of the world's foremost photographers, and interviews with some of photography's most dynamic characters. Tap into this exciting resource by subscribing to the B&H YouTube Channel here.

When you're in Manhattan, take a tour of the B&H Photography SuperStore, located at 420 9th Avenue. The expo continues all year round at B&H, in the camera kiosks. Featuring the newest cameras, the kiosks are manned by manufacturer representatives who are there to guide and demonstrate the latest photographic technology. With hundreds of products on display, the B&H Photo SuperStore is the place to test-drive and compare all the latest photography gear.

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