Toyo-View 45 GX large format photo camera

Toyo-View 45 GX

Manufactured in Japan by Sakai Special Camera Mfg. Co., the Toyo-View 45 GX is a Yaw-Free large-format camera based on the well known Toyo-View 45 G II. The 45 GX camera model has the Yaw-Free feature, as well as a depth-of-field calculator.

The Toyo-View 45 GX has both base and center axis tilt for total image control and freedom to choose any operating photography technique. The Toyo-View 45 GX, in the tradition of the Toyo cameras modular system, maintains complete compatibility with all existing Toyo cameras. In addition to the fine geared controls and movement capability of the traditional Toyo-View G series, the GX has a unique bi-axial yaw-free design with dual system base and center axis tilts, as well as a 1⁄3 stop calibrated depth-of-field calculator, midpoint calibrated rack and pinion rise and shift movements and large control knobs.

Toyo-View 45 GX Pro large-format camera includes non-vignetting 360° revolving back with easy-load bail arm, Toyo acid etched grid ground-glass with 6x7cm and 6x9cm markings, super-brite fresnel lens, quick release mounting block with 1⁄4˝ and 3⁄8˝ tripod sockets, 250mm monorail, 250mm monorail extension, standard bellows, predrilled #0 lensboard and dual-axis spirit level on front and rear.

Toyo-View 45 GX features

Bi-axial Yaw-Free system camera with precise geared control
Rapid base tilt and center tilt
Toyo non-vignetting 360° revolving back with easy-load bail arm
Independent locks on all movements
Extreme 145mm geared rise and 70mm geared shift front and rear
Rack and Pinion micro fine focusing on front and rear
GX depth-of-field calculator (1⁄3 stop increments)
Dual axis spirit levels

Toyo-View 45 GX specs

TOYO-VIEW 45 GX
TiltsFront 80°
Rear 80°
Base tiltsFront 90°
Rear 90°
SwingsFront 60°
Rear 60°
Rise and fallFront 145mm (5.7˝)
Rear 145mm (5.7˝)
ShiftFront 70mm (2.8˝)
Rear 70mm (2.8˝)
Camera backInternational Standard 4 x 5˝ Revolving Back
Focusing screen4 x 5˝ Fresnel Lens
Minimun extension99mm (3.9˝) with standard lensboard
50mm (2˝) with recessed lensboard
Maximun extension485mm (19˝)
Monorail length250 + 250mm (9.8 + 9.8˝)
LensboardToyo 158 x 158mm flat or recessed lensboard
Folded dimensions291 x 397 x 266mm (11.5 x 15.6 x 10.5˝)
Weight6.4Kg (14.1 lbs)
Toyo-View 45 GX large format photo camera
Toyo-View 45 GX camera
Detail of the Toyo-View 45 GX large format photo camera
Detail of the Toyo-View 45 GX camera
Detail of the Toyo-View 45 GX large format photo camera
Detail of the Toyo-View 45 GX camera
Rear view of the Toyo-View 45 GX large format photo camera
Rear view of the Toyo-View 45 GX camera
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