Sunday, 9 February 2014

Ricoh announced a successor to the Pentax 645D.


Pentax 645D
Ricoh announced a successor to the Pentax 645D. The new medium format camera came with a CMOS sensor with high resolution include and has a tilting screen . The successor of the Pentax 645D will build a medium format camera with CMOS sensor Ricoh as well as the Hasselblad and Phase One.

So far, medium format cameras were used CCD sensors. The new technology will allow higher ISO values , lower shutter speeds and helps more for continuous shooting. The new camera is probably included with the 50 - megapixel sensor, which also comes with Hasselblad and Phase One. It reaches a light sensitivity of ISO 6400 and measures 44 x 33 mm.

The Pentax 645D, a CCD sensor was used with a resolution of 40 megapixels. The 645D came in early 2010 in Japan and 2011 in Germany on the market. It will cost around 10,000 Euros. The camera body measures 156 x 117 x 119 mm and weighs with battery and two memory cards around 1,480 grams. Still, there is little information on the new Ricoh model.

The Japanese manufacturer revealed only that his new camera to achieve a very high processor speed, and published two pictures of a prototype. The official launch is expected to take place on the Japanese photo exhibition CP +, from 13 to 16 February 2014. Compared to the previous Pentax 645D there is a particularly striking change.

The display of the new camera is foldable, so that recordings can be controlled close to the ground or overhead, and the user need not use the optical viewfinder. Ricoh wants to bring this still nameless camera in spring 2014 on the market. In addition, the manufacturer offers a new lens system with this. The ultra-wide- angle zoom lens should be able to be operated exclusively on this medium-format camera.

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