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Pentax 645Z medium format camera

New function expanded firmware version 1.30 for Pentax 645Z camera released

Ricoh released new firmware update version 1.30 for the Pentax 645Z medium format camera ($6,996.95) that adds some new functions for outdoor shooting (download link):

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Just released: Pentax K-1 and 645z firmware updates, Image Transmitter v2.3.0

Ricoh released new version of Image Transmitter and firmware updates for the K-1 and 645z cameras: Image Transmitter 2 (v. 2.3.0): Windows | macOS Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.41 Pentax 645z firmware update version 1.23

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Tethering with the Pentax 645Z camera (video)

Ricoh uploaded a new video demonstrating the Pentax 645Z tethered capture plug-in for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom that can be downloaded at Ricoh’s website (Mac | Windows):

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The next Pentax 645 medium format camera will most likely have a 100MP Sony sensor

Ricoh has signed a deal with Sony for their new 100MP sensor that was already used by PhaseOne for their latest camera. This info is coming from Kenneth Sporsheim, Pentax Ambassador for the Nordic countries:

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Ricoh Theta and Pentax 645Z named winners at Germany’s iF Design Awards 2016

Press release: RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. is pleased to announce that its RICOH THETA (m15)/ RICOH THETA S 360-degree spherical camera and PENTAX 645Z medium format digital SLR camera have been selected as winners at the internationally respected iF Design Awards 2016, hosted by iF International Forum Design GmbH. Details of the awards are as […]

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Pentax 645Z medium format camera cutaway

This is how the $7,000 Pentax 645Z medium format digital camera looks like on the inside (picture taken at the 2015 CP+ show in Japan, image credit: Morio via Petapixel). More Pentax cutaway cameras can be found here.

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Pentax 645z scored 101 at DxOMark?

DxOMark published the test score of the Pentax 645z medium format camera and it is on the top of the list (with a score of 101): Here is a quote from DxOMark:

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