Pentax 645D Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax 645D 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor: Pentax 645Z
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General
Model Number: 645D
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $9995.95
Street Price: $4,295.55
Date Available: 2010-12-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 52.2 oz (1,480 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.1 x 4.6 x 4.7 in.
(156 x 117 x 119 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Kodak KAF-40000
Effective Megapixels: 40.0
Sensor Format: 2.17 inch
Sensor size: 1452mm2 (44.00mm x 33.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.06 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 0.8x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 7264 x 5440 (39.5 MP, 4:3),
6528 x 4896 (32.0 MP, 4:3),
5376 x 4032 (21.7 MP, 4:3),
4224 x 3168 (13.4 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, 14-bit PEF / DNG Raw
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Pentax 645 bayonet
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 11-point SAFOX IX+ Phase Difference Detection, single / continuous
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: Trapezoid prism finder w/ Natural-Bright-Matte focusing screen.
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: No
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,000 dots (307,000 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1000
Minimum ISO (native): 200
ISO Settings: Auto (with programmable limits), 200 to 1000 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps; expandable to 100 and 1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent ( D / N / W / L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE, Manual 1 / 2 / 3, Color temperature setting 1 / 2 / 3 w/ adjustment
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 77-segment multi, center-weighted, spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: P-TTL, high-speed sync, wireless sync w/ Pentax flash
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/125
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe, X-sync socket
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit PEF / DNG Raw
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional IR or wired
Connections (extended): DC input
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 1.10
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 17
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 1.09
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): 21
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 1.11
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 19
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.164
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.141
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.142
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.138
Shutter Lag (notes): Full Autofocus lag: Auto Area AF = 0.180s
Startup Time: 0.70
Shutdown Time: 0.60
Play -> Record Time: 0.30
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 6.00
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 11,194
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI90
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI90 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 800
Software
Included Software: PENTAX Digital Camera Utility 4 (Ver.4.20)
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Compatible with PENTAX 645AF2, 645AF, and 645A mount lenses. Has dual SD/SDHC card slots.

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