Golden, Colo. –
Pentax unveiled Wednesday a special-edition 645D camera kit, developed to honor
the 645D winning the Camera of the Year honor in the Camera Grand Prix Japan
bundle, pricing for which will be announced later, features a lacquer-finished
body plus a leather strap, body mount cap, center-spot-matte focusing screen
and paulownia wood packaging.
Pentax is planning
build-to-order production of the model with a minimum four-month delivery
period from the date each order is placed.
First announced in
June 2010, the Pentax 645D is a high-performance medium-format digital-SLR
camera combining super-high-resolution digital images with approximately 40
Pentax said the
camera was selected Camera GP Japan 2011 “Camera of the Year” for its array of
original features including a large CCD sensor, and a dependable, dust-proof,
weather-resistant body that operates in temperatures as low as -10 degrees C.
The new model kit
will be available for pre-order on