Camera Test: Mamiya RZ67 Professional II

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Mamiya RZ67 Professional II (1995)

Mamiya RZ67 Professional II is a SLR 6×7 cm medium format Reflex. Its exposition is either manual or difragm priority automatic with  exposition metric viewfinder. Modular system based on the interchangeability of lenses , backs , viewfinders , etc . Manual focus .It has central shutter, fully electronic control consisting of five metal plates , shutter speeds selectable between 8 “and 1/400 on both integer values ​​and intermediate by ring variable , more B and T poses. It is available a mechanincal time to make it function without the help from the battery , the mechanical time is achieved by setting the dial to 1/400 . It weighs 2,490 gr with standard viewfinder and standard lens 110 , with pentaprism exposition metric viewfinder it can weigh 3,430 grams . Shooting with this machine is a real pleasure , even though if it is heavy enough to handle, thanks to the 6×7 format and to the rotating back you can  move from a horizontal to a vertical framing effortlessly. Definitely a studio machine , but it works fine even in the field.

Mamiya RZ67 Professional II La Mamiya RZ67 Professional II e’una Reflex medio-formato 6×7 cm., monobiettivo con esposizione manuale o automatica a priorità di diaframma in abbinamento a mirino esposimetrico. Sistema modulare basato sull’intercambiabilità di ottiche, dorsi, mirini, ecc. Messa a fuoco manuale. ha l’Otturatore Centrale, a controllo completamente elettronico costituito da cinque lamelle metalliche, tempi di posa selezionabili tra 8” e 1/400 sia sui valori interi che intermedi, variabili a mezzo ghiera, più posa B e T. E’ previsto un tempo meccanico per poter funzionare senza l’ausilio dalla pila, il tempo meccanico si ottiene impostando la ghiera su 1/400. pesa solo 2.490 gr.con il mirino standard a pozzetto ed obiettivo standard 110,con pentaprisma esposimetrico arriva a pesare 3.430 gr. scattare con questa macchina e’ un vero piacere,anche se pesante risulta abbastanza maneggevole,in piu’,grazie al formato 6×7 e al dorso che ruota si puo’ passare da un inquadratura orizzontale a una verticale senza fatica. sicuramente una macchina da studio,ma anche sul campo si sa’ comportare bene.

Author: Luca Pistola


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