Chinese large format manufacturer has recently upgraded their famous 45F-1 camera to the 45F-2. The main point being a double knob on the front frame that adds separate locks. One lock will control rise and fall and the other one tilt. Before this the 45F-1 has one lock that controlled both movements. It still has two locks under the main front frame to confirm a perfect alignment with the back standard.
The dimensions of the 45F-2 when folded are 208 x 182 x 92 mm (approx.8.2 x 7.2 x 3.6 in). The 45F-2 weighs 1600 grs (3.52 lb).
The 45F-2 comes in black finished metal and your choice of wood–either teak or cherry. The camera can be ordered with a standard bellows in either black or red, or a universal bellows in either black or red. Also camera comes without a fresnel screen but can be added at factory or later with a kit.
Specs for the 45F-2 are:
|Accessories||focus hood, lens shade, etc.|
|Movements||Front||Rise : 45 mm|
|Fall : 30 mm|
|shift : 20 mm|
|Tilt : limited by bellows|
|Swing: limited by bellows|
|Rear||Tilt : 20 degree backwards, forwards limited by bellows|
|Swing : 20 degree total|
|Shift : none|
|Weight|| Teak : 3.52 lb/1600 grs.
Cherry : About same weight as the teak wood camera.
| Comes with : ground glass with intensify screen, carbon fiber GG
protector, camera wrap.