Golden, CO—Pentax Imaging Company will offer a limited edition 645D camera kit produced to celebrate the Pentax 645D being named Camera of the Year by the Camera Grand Prix Japan 2011.
The limited edition camera features a red lacquer-finished body, and the components of its kit, which will be available on a very limited basis, include: the Pentax 645D Japan camera body; a commemorative 645D Japan leather strap; a body mount cap 645D Japan; center-spot matte focusing screen DS-80; and a specially designed paulownia-wood case.
Pentax is planning built-to-order production of this model with a minimum four-month delivery period from the date each order is placed at pentaxwebstore.com.
First announced in June 2010, the Pentax 645D is a high-performance medium-format digital SLR built to combine super-high-resolution digital images of approximately 40 effective megapixels with reliability. The camera was selected Camera GP Japan 2011 Camera of the Year for its “array of original, outstanding features, including a large CCD sensor and a dependable, dustproof, weather-resistant body that operates in temperatures as low as –10°C.” pentaximaging.com