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Mamiya M 645 1000S (BODY) Medium format (6x4.5) camera

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8.5/10 condition all function working come with 6 months warranty

S#: L167669

Description:

The Mamiya M645 is the first series of 4.5×6SLRs made by Mamiya. The finder and screens are interchangeable, but there is no magazine back, only preloadable film inserts. All the M645 models share the same accessories (finders, screens, lenses, grips and inserts). The lenses and inserts can also be attached on the later Mamiya 645 models.

The M645 1000S (1976) adds the 1/1000 top speed, a selftimer, a depth of field preview button and other details.

 

specification:

  • Type: Manual focus, electronically controlled horizontal focal-plane shutter, Single-Lens-Reflex camera
  • Exposure-Control Modes: manual
  • Lens Mount: Mamiya M645 bayonet mount. NOTE: Depth-of-field preview for the complete 645 manual focus system is achieved through a switch on each lens
  • Autofocus System: None... BUT Helicoid focusing system
  • Shutter: Electronically controlled horizontal focal-plane shutter; Shutter speeds 8 sec. to 1/1000 second plus "B" (Bulb)
  • Metering: Center-weighted 
  • Film-speed Range: N/A
  • Mirror Lock-Up: Yes, with lever on right side of body (labeled "M.U.") 
  • Viewfinder: 94% of actual field-of-view
  • Flash: Sync speed is 1/60 sec; Body contains "PC" terminal (for external electronic flash connection ONLY)
  • Film Advance: Film winding crank (single turn) supplied with body
  • Power: Uses PX28 silver oxide (recommended), PX28L lithium, 4LR44 alkaline; Battery Check button "B.C." illuminates green LCD if battery condition is satisfactory.
  • Self Timer: Yes, variable 5 to 10 seconds
  • Dimensions: 4.6 x 5 x 6"
  • Weight: 3 lbs 14 oz

Review

Over the decades, Mamiya made several versions of their 6x4.5 camera. The early models were all metal and mostly mechanical, as is the case with the M645 1000s that I am reviewing here. The 1000s is similar to other early Mamiya M645 camera bodies but differs in that it adds a higher max shutter speed and multiple exposure switches.

In later years, the 645 cameras started to reflect the more modern design and use more plastic-based materials. They also began to utilize removable backs, motorized hand grips, more automated exposure prisms, and eventually even autofocus. More than anything, the longevity of the Mamiya 645 speaks to the robust nature of the format. 6x4.5 negatives, after all, allow for relatively small cameras (by medium format standards) while also allowing for negative many times larger than 35mm film.

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Reference:

https://www.keh.com/shop/mamiya-m645-1000s-medium-format-camera-body-267178.html

http://camerapedia.wikia.com/wiki/Mamiya_M645

http://www.andrewkaiserphoto.com/blog/2017/9/12/camera-review-mamiya-m645-1000s

 

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