Mamiya 645-AFD III - Mamiya, the unquestioned leader in the medium format photographic field, has once again designed a camera that not only meets the needs of the photographic community - but far surpasses it. This new version of Mamiya's successful 645 series of cameras incorporates the latest design of auto focus technology.
The 645 series was always a fast focusing camera - even under the lowest of lighting scenarios. This newest version takes that design to the next stage. With a new focusing algorithm, the focus point is now user-selectable to the left, center or right of the frame. Or, you can set it to "auto" and let the camera choose for you - which will usually be the closest object to the lens.
Blazing the path in cross-platform photography, the 645AFD III contains the latest MSCE (Mamiya Serial Communication for External) data transfer technology. All data from your exposure is neatly exchanged between the camera and the compatible digital back. It's all done internally - quickly, efficiently and well organized.
Individual camera preferences such as 1/3, 1/2 or full aperture/shutter speed increments, flash synch speed, dial functions, exposure compensation increments, bracketing sequence, dial direction setting and much more are easily set and recalled in a snap. In addition, separate user configurations can be set and recalled on-the-fly when several photographers are using the same camera.
Finally, Mamiya has designed "Quick Action" buttons which allow you to rapidly access certain functions such as multiple exposure, bracketing, auto exposure lock and auto focus lock. This sophisticated camera has it all - at a affordable price for a machine packed to the gills with the latest technology. Combined with ultra sharp Mamiya optics, this camera is nothing less than a winner in the world of cross-platform cameras.