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    Instructions

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    Congratulations on

    your

    purchase

    of the

    Mamiya

    645

    PRO

    Mamiya

    ioneered

    he 6x4.5

    ilm ormat

    and

    ntroduced

    he

    world's

    irst

    645

    SLR in 1975.The 645 PRO is the latestmasterpiecen this seriesand

    incorporates

    ll he

    latestmechanical,

    lectronic nd optical

    advances.

    ts

    external ppearance,

    oo,

    has

    been

    modernized

    nd

    its

    ergonomic

    esign

    further

    nhanced.

    We

    are

    sure hat

    you

    will

    enjoy he

    many

    advantages

    his cameraand

    its

    accessories

    ffer

    and

    want

    o

    particularly

    ention:

    The

    645

    PROhas

    a built

    in

    self imer

    (delayed

    hutter

    elease) hichwill

    also

    facilitate

    imeexposures.

    ttaching

    pecial

    eaf

    shutter

    enseswill

    automati-

    callyset he focalplaneshutter o 1/8sec.Heavydutygearsconnect o the

    improved

    owerDrive

    GripWG401

    Thisgripalso

    utomaticallycocksthe

    eaf

    shutter

    enses

    nd

    permits

    emote

    ontrol.

    The

    AE PrismFinderFE401

    specially

    reated

    or

    this camera,automates

    exposure ndshows

    LED

    safety ignals.

    5mm

    ilmholders ow

    come

    with

    panoramic

    dapters. super

    ast

    300mm

    12.8APO enswas

    alsodesigned

    for

    this

    camera.

    We are convinced hat ydur camerawill serveyou well, becausewe have

    designed

    t for heavy

    professional

    se.

    However,we

    ask

    you

    o

    please

    ead

    alloperating

    nstructions

    arefully efore

    ou putyour

    equipmento

    work, n

    order o ensure

    proper

    operation

    nd maximum

    esults.

    Thismanualcoversthe

    basic camera.

    Sepa-

    rate instructions

    are

    supplied

    with

    all sys-

    tem accessories,

    n-

    cluding

    enses, nders,

    fi lm holders, tc.

    Foradditional

    nforma-

    tion

    please

    eel ree

    o

    contact

    your

    author-

    ized Mamiyadealeror

    the

    Mamiyaimporter in

    your

    country.

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    SpecialFeaturesof Mamiya645 pRO....................3

    Names

    and

    Function

    of

    parts

    .................7

    Attaching

    and

    Removing

    Lenses

    .........................10

    Attaching

    and

    Removing

    Rol l

    Fi lm

    Holders

    . . . . . . .11

    Attaching

    and

    Removing

    Viewfinders

    ................

    2

    Attaching

    and

    Removing

    he

    Film

    Advance

    Grank

    . . . . . . .13

    lnsertingBatteryand BatteryCheck ....14

    Shutter

    Release

    Selector

    .......16

    A

    Trial

    Fami l iar izat ion

    est

    . . . . . . .

    . . . . . . . . . . . .17

    F i lm

    Loading. . . . . . . . . .

    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1g

    Advancing

    Film

    to

    the First

    Exposure

    ................21

    Aperture

    Ring/Stop-down

    Operation

    ..................

    3

    Focusing

    .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24

    Depth-of-field....... ..................25

    FifmTransport nd FilmUnloading .....26

    Using

    he

    Self-timer/Delayed

    hutter

    Releas

    ....27

    Muftiple

    xposures

    .... . . . . . . . .

    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27

    Time

    Exposures

    .... . . . . . . . .

    . . . . . . . .2g

    Mirror

    Lock-up

    hotography

    ........

    ........2g

    Infrared

    hotography

    .......

    ............;......30

    Using

    Flash

    .... . . . . . . . . .31

    Usinga Tripod

    Holding

    he

    Camera

    teady

    nd

    Secure|y...........33

    Attaching

    nd

    Removing

    he Neck

    Strap

    ...........34

    Specifications

    .........35

    Trouble

    hooting

    .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32

    Basic

    Accessories

    .........

    .......gg

    System

    Chart

    ..........41

    Storing ndCheckingheCamera

    .......42

    Features

    nd

    pecifications

    ubjectto

    hange

    ithout

    otice.

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    3

    x More

    Negative

    rea

    Than

    he

    35mm

    Format

    Plus

    Superior

    mage

    Quality

    rom

    Mamiya

    World'

    Glass

    Lenses

    The

    6x4.5cm

    ormatoffers

    approx.

    3 times

    more mage

    area han

    he

    35mm

    24x36mm)ormat,

    Man's

    ision

    s

    horizontal

    nd

    rectangular.

    Film

    Holders

    re

    ectangular

    ndso

    are

    most

    pictures

    n

    them.

    The6x4.5

    ormat

    salso

    arge

    nough

    o

    beviewed

    without

    magnifier

    nd

    tsaspect

    atio

    horizontalvertical)

    is ideal,

    equiring

    minimum

    cropping.

    Mamiya's

    high

    pedormancemedium ormat ensesassuresharpness

    and

    beautiful

    olor

    idelity.

    Sturdy,

    Versatile,Safeand

    Highly

    Reliable

    Body

    -

    Tailored to

    Satisfy

    Pro

    Needs

    -

    Introduced

    n

    1975 o

    not only

    provide

    n

    alternative

    o

    the

    35mm

    ormat,but

    to afford

    he

    user

    with advanced

    versatil i ty

    iven

    ts

    much

    arger

    ormat, he

    Mamiya 45

    Series s constantly eingupgraded. lements uchas

    speed

    and

    handling

    lus

    a

    host of

    other

    pecialfeatures

    have been

    enhanced

    o

    satisfy

    he

    needs of

    most de-

    manding

    rofessional

    .

    Two

    new

    convenient

    afety

    eatures

    havebeen

    added

    o

    the 645

    PRO

    n

    he

    ormof

    state-of-the-art

    ptoelectronics

    which

    mmediately

    dentifies

    roblemswith the shutter

    (i.e.when t wil l not release)when he AE PrismFinder

    FE401

    sused.

    Whetherthese

    alfunctions

    evelop

    rom

    failureo

    draw

    out he

    Dark

    Slide,

    r

    f

    here

    are

    problems

    in fi lm take-up,

    he

    LED will

    indicate he

    source

    of

    the

    trouble.

    With hese

    new

    advancements,

    amiya

    elieves

    the

    mostdemanding

    ro

    will

    be

    more han

    satisfied

    ith

    the

    new edition

    45.

    Enhanced nterchangeable ollFilm HolderSystem

    -

    Enables

    Polaroid

    and

    Even 35mm

    Panoramic

    Photography

    The 645

    PRO

    featuresan

    interchangeable

    ilm

    holder

    system

    capable

    of

    using

    a

    far wider

    range

    of

    roll

    fi lm

    holders

    han

    before.

    Depending

    n

    the application,

    he

    system

    can

    be

    quickly

    attached

    o or

    detached

    rom he

    camera,

    nsuring

    he abil ity

    o catch

    even

    astchanging

    scenes. t also features ail-safe evices ncluding,or

    example,

    ne

    hat

    warns

    when

    you

    have

    ailed o ake

    out

    the

    dark

    slide

    when he

    AE Prism

    Finder

    FE401

    s

    being

    used.

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    f,

    lnterchangeable

    iewfinders

    1. AE Prism FinderFE401

    The AE

    (automatic

    xposure)

    rism

    Finder

    FE401

    ea;

    tures

    hreemodes

    of

    TTL

    metering,

    ncluding

    utomatic

    switching

    rom

    center-weighted

    veraging

    o

    spot me-

    tering. t

    also has

    a

    t3EV

    exposure

    ompensation

    d-

    justment.

    2.

    Prlsm

    Finder

    PF4O1

    The Prism

    Finder

    PF401

    s without

    metering lectronics

    and

    designedor

    manual

    hotography

    ode.

    Both

    prism

    Finders

    how

    an unreversed,

    prightmage

    nd

    are

    deal

    for

    eyelevel

    photography.

    3. Waist Level

    Finder

    N

    The Waist

    level

    Finder

    N is

    desirable

    or

    low

    angle

    photography

    nd

    particularly

    or

    horizontal

    omposition.

    A

    self

    erecting

    hood

    with

    built- in

    magnifier

    shields

    groundglass

    rom

    allambient

    ight.A

    built- in

    portsfinder

    permits

    yelevel

    iewing

    nd s

    ideal

    or

    action

    photog-

    raphy.

    Bright,

    Dynamic

    mages

    isible

    n

    he

    Foc