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The Toyo-Field 45CF/CFL is an impressive mix of large format capabilities and affordability combined in an ultra- lightweight housing. Toyo, the leader in field and rail large format cameras, designed the new 45CFL field camera based on classic design elements from proven workhorse cameras, such as the legendary Speed/Crown Graphic and Toyo 45AII and AX series. When every ounce counts, the 45CFL is the perfect choice for on-location 4x5 shooting. Utilizing lightweight Polycarbonate/carbon-fiber material, the 45CFL is up to 40% lighter than equivalent metal field cameras without compromise in stability. Compact and portable, it can easily be stored in a backpack or camera bag, yet it's tough enough to handle the challenges of field or studio work. The economically priced 45CFL is the ideal choice for beginners looking for the image quality and control of large format. It's also an attractive solution for the professional on-the-go, who needs reliable results with the benefits of a lightweight, compact system.
As you would expect, the Toyo-Field 45CF/CFL incorporates the necessary camera movements that provide creative control and technical perfection, that only a large format camera can offer. Camera movements include front standard rise and fall, tilt, swing and shifts, along with drop-bed adjustment, offering control of depth-of-field, perspective and distortion. The 45CF/CFL includes a versatile tapered bellows, which provides extensive front standard movements while enabling compact bellows compression for portability. A full range of focal length lenses ranging from a 90mm wide angle to a 400mm telephoto, are fully compatible when mounted on a flat lens board with the 45CF/CFL. With either the Rodenstock 150 f/6.3 or 210 f/6.8 lenses mounted, the 45CF/CFL conveniently folds for travel. A unique lens window shows which lens is mounted without the need to open the camera. Similar to other Toyo field cameras, the 45CF/CFL also accepts roll film backs and digital backs via its built-in Graflok slider locks. Other features included are a dual-spirit bubble level, accessory shoe, 6x7 and 6x9 ground glass format markings and both a 1/4-20 and 3/8" tripod mount.
||Movements for Creative Image Control|
|The 45CF/CFL offers creative image control ideal for field use, as well as many studio applications. The front standard offers rise, swing, tilt and shift. The rear offers tilt. With these controls, correction of distortion, adjustment of depth-of-field, and manipulation of selective focus are all possible.|
Tilting the lens stage forward or backward will extend the plane-of-focus far beyond the effects of using small lens aperture. This adjustment allows near and far objects to be in focus at the same time.
Swinging or rotating the front lens stage left or right will extend the plane-of-focus far beyond the effects of using small lens aperture. This adjustment allows near and far objects to be in focus at the same time.
Raising or lowering the front lens stage alters the camera lens' point-of-view. This movement effectively raises or lowers the positions of the image relative to the film without tilting the entire camera up or down. This adjust allows for the control of convergence of vertical lines within a scene and maintaining lines parallel in a photograph.
Left and right movements of the front lens stage alters the camera lens' point-of-view. This movement effectively repositions the image left or right relative to the film without moving the entire camera left or right. This adjustment allows for the control of convergence of vertical lines within a scene and maintaining lines parallel in a photograph.
With a wide-angle lens, it's possible for the camera bed to obstruct the viewing angle of the lens. By dropping the bed of the camera, a clear path is provided for a wide-angle lens.
For ultra close-up photography, the extended bellows provide macro magnification capabilities without the need for accessory extenders or macro lenses.
Compact, portable and ready to go in a backpack or camera bag. Most compact lenses can be stored on-camera and do not need to be removed before closing.
- Compact folding design
- Lightweight Polycarbonate / carbon fiber construction
- Stainless Steel, Aluminum die cast hardware
- Vertical/Horizontal reversible back
- Rack and pinion, front bed focus with locking lever
- Drop bed capability
- Calibrated front bed for use w/infinity stops
- Front standard movements all have default markings or detents
- 14" maximum bellows extension
- Built-in accessory shoe
- Includes both 1/4" and 3/8" tripod sockets
- Lens board included
- Accepts many Toyo 4x5 system accessories
- Graflok sliding lock system
- Accepts all 4x5 cut film holders, Kodak ReadyLoad, Polaroid 4x5, and all roll film holders - 6x7cm, 6x9cm, 6x12cm and digital backs that are compatible with Graflok sliding lock system.
- Toyo grid ground glass, with 6x7 and 6x9 format markings
- 110mm x 110mm TF45A Type all-metal #0 Flat
- Tapered bellows, allows use of lenses from wide angle to telephoto.
|Reversible Vertical / Horizontal Back
|Front Tilt 头部倾斜度
||15° + 15°|
|Manual Front Rise 上升
||49mm (28.5 rise 升, 20.5mm fall 降)|
|Manual Front Shift 移动
||28.5 + 28.5 mm |
|Manual Front Swing 摇摆幅度
|Base Tilt front & rear
|Tapered bellows 逐渐变尖式皮腔
|Drop bed design 下降式底座设计
|Minimum Bellows Extension
|Maximum bellows extension
|Geared Focus 齿轮焦点移动距离
|Longest Lens with maximum bellows draw
|Shortest Lens with flat Lens Board
|Folded Dimensions 折疊后大小
||7.91(H) x 6.97(W) x 4(D)"|
||USA Cat. #180-106|
|Toyo-Field 45CF/CFL with 150mm Rodenstock Geronar Lens
||USA Cat. #180-112|
|Toyo-Field 45CF/CFL with 210mm Rodenstock Geronar Lens
||USA Cat. #180-113|
- Vertical/Horizontal Reversible Back
- Toyo Grid Ground Glass w/6x7 & 6x9cm markings
- Graflok Sliding System
- 1/4" and 3/8" tripod sockets
- Flat Lensboard #0 (110mm x 110mm)
- Accessory shoe on Body
- Dual Spirit Levels
The Toyo Field 45CF/CFL field camera accepts many precision-made modular accessories designed for all Toyo 4x5 folding field and studio monorail cameras. The accessory system contains many professional tools to solve specific challenges and adds to the 45CF/CFL's versatility and convenient operation. In addition, the 45CFL accepts a wide variety of state-of-the-art digital backs for electronic imaging.
Allows fast set-up of lens to preset infinity position. Several sets can be installed for use with a variety of focal length lenses (pair).
USA #180-715. Int'l #(1300).
Tripod Mounting Plate
Anti-Twist Tripod Mounting Plate
USA #180-748. Int'l #(12031)
TOYO-FIELD 45A, 45AX, 45AII & 45CFL cameras accept TOYO 110mm square compact lens boards. Please consult the manufacturer of your lens for exact details on required lens board size before ordering. Listings below applies for most brand lenses.
The TOYO 45CFL accepts 90mm lenses on flat lens board with movement capability.
**12mm recessed boards are recommended for 58-75mm lenses and provide easy access to lens controls.
||Blank 110mm sq. Lens Board|
||45A #0 Flat Lens Board for 90mm-150mm|
||45A #1 Flat Lens Board for 180mm-210mm|
||45A #3 Flat Lens Board for 240-500mm|
||Blank 110mm sq. 45mm Recessed WA Lens Board*|
||45A #0 12mm Recessed WA Lens Board, for 58-75mm lenses**|
Lens Mounting Wrench for #0, #1 shutters. Metal plate construction. Spanner wrench specifically designed to secure lenses with #0 or #1 shutters on drilled lens boards.
USA #180-625. Int'l #(4511)
When using recessed lens boards for the TOYO-FIELD 45CFL and other brands of compact lens boards, Angle Cable Release Adapters are mounted between the lens and the board to allow easy access to cable release.
||Angle Cable Release Adapter for #0 shutters|
||Angle Cable Release Adapter for #1 shutters|
Lens Board Adapters & Linhof Lens Boards
Use TOYO Lens Board Adapters to attach lenses mounted on other brand or size lens boards to TOYO cameras. TOYO-FIELD 45A, 45AX, 45AII & 45CFL and 23G use 110mm square lens boards.
||Linhof Technika to TOYO 45A|
Compendium Lens Hoods
A lens hood is essential for the elimination of extraneous light and flare, which can seriously deteriorate image contrast and sharpness. It is particularly important when working in the outdoors where sun and bright skies can cause flare in even the finest multi-coated lenses. The Toyo Pro Compendium Lens Hood works with a wide variety of lens brands and focal lengths, and flexibly adjusts regardless of the lens position or camera movement used. It also features a swing-up mount for easy access to shutter controls. Since large format cameras accept a wide selection of lenses from many manufacturers, you might need a variety of filter sizes. The Toyo Pro Compendium Lens Hood provides an elegant solution with the use of standard gel filter holders, both 3" and 4". Additionally, optional Extension Rods (#180-604) can be used with the built-in mount frame to extend the hood out further for very long lenses.
||Pro Compendium Hood with 3" & 4" square gelatin filter holders|
||Extension Rods for above|
||Gelatin Filter Holder set 3", 4" square for above|
Replacement Camera Frames & Backs
||4x5 360° Revolving Back|
||4x5 Reversable Back. Non-revolving back weights 8 ounces less than revolving back|
Digital Back Adapter & Quick Sliding Roll Film Back Adapter & Accessories
The TOYO/KODAK DCS 465 Digital and regular TOYO QS adapter have a carriage that slides a digital back or roll film back and ground glass in and out of place for fast change from ground glass focusing to shooting. Built-in dark slide engages when ground glass is in film plane. Fresnel lens and acid-etched focusing screen are included.
180-832 version accepts the KODAK DCS 456 Digital Back only. Shutter adapter supplied by KODAK dealers, replaces the TOYO 4x5 ground glass back.
180-832 K465 TOYO Sliding Adapter for KODAK DCS 465 DIGITAL BACK
180-719 model fits all Toyo 4x5 cameras and all brand 4x5 cameras with international Graflok type backs by simply removing the ground glass frame. The TOYO QS adapter accepts all 6x7cm and 6x9cm Graflok type roll film backs including TOYO 180-727 and 180-728, Mamiya RB67, Graflex, and Horseman brands in 6x7 and 6x9cm.
||Universal Graflok Sliding Adapter for TOYO 45C /Graflok|
||Folding Focusing Hood for 180-832 & 180-719|
||Monocular Focusing Hood w for 180-832 & 180-719|
||TOYO 67 6x7cm 120 Roll Film Holder for 180-719|
||TOYO 69 6x9cm 120 Roll Film Holder for 180-719|
Ground Glass Focusing Screens
Features corner-to-corner viewing, with translucent, acid-etched centimeter grid lines. Printed reference corners for 6x7cm and 6x9cm roll film formats.
||2x3 Acid-etched Grid Ground Glass replacement for 180-719|
||4x5 Acid-etched Grid Ground Glass replacement|
Focusing hoods eliminate the need for focusing cloths. In the field, where wind and other elements can pose problems, focusing hoods are highly effective and convenient. Toyo offers several solutions. Interchangeable on all Toyo 4x5 cameras, all Toyo focusing hoods feature a fast attaching spring-loaded pin and lock design. They also swing away from the ground glass for easy access to the entire focusing screen when using a focusing magnifier or loupe.
4x5 Folding Focusing Hood fits all TOYO 4x5
The Folding Focusing Hood is a valuable accessory which conveniently protects the ground glass while backpacking and eliminates the need for a focusing cloth in most lighting situations.
USA #180-808. Int'l #(2006)
TOYO Fresnel Lens 4x5 replacement
The Monocular Focusing Hood has a single 1.5x magnifying eyepiece mounted atop a flexible rubber hood for light-weight and compact packing. It eliminates all extraneous light and can be used for corner-to-corner viewing of the ground glass. When detached from the camera, it can also be used as a magnifier for viewing an entire 4x5 transparency or negative on a light box.
USA #180-809. Int'l #(1024).
TOYO Fresnel Lens 4x5 replacement
The Reflex Viewing Hood eases eye strain and allows convenient right- side-up viewing. The image remains reversed from right to left. The Reflex Viewing Hood features a special swing-away mounting frame. The frame has twin slide locks that allow fast and easy attachment of the Reflex Viewing Hood in vertical or horizontal position. In addition, it has a removeable 1.5x twin magnifying eyepiece.
USA #180-812. Int'l #(1026).
TOYO Fresnel Lens 4x5 replacement
Compact and folding Balloon Focusing Hood uses bag bellows material to provide easy access and viewing of the ground glass.
USA #180-841. Int'l #(11425).
The Toyo 3.6x focusing magnifier is placed directly on the ground glass for critical focusing. The long tubular design offers a comfortable distance for viewing and has a rubber base to protect the ground glass.
The traditional solution to viewing the ground glass image. 36x48" washable black polyester cloth has white side for reflecting heat while shading the camera.
4x5" Precision Cut Film Holders
To match the precision of the 45CFL camera, Toyo manufactures their own precision sheet and roll film holders. The 45CFL also accepts other brands of sheet and roll film holders including 6x12cm panoramic backs, PolaroidR Instant Proofing Holders, Kodak ReadyloadR and Fuji QuickloadR film holders.
Twin Pack TOYO 4x5" Double Cut Film Holder
With precision metal septum, durable construction and exacting film plane tolerances within 0.003". Dark slides slip in and out smoothly without ever disturbing holder position. Wide flap opening permits easy film loading.
||Twin Pack TOYO 4x5" Double Cut Film Holder|
||4x5" replacement darkslide for 180-903|
Precision 120 Roll Film Holders
These are designed with a 4x5 mounting plate for easy and direct insertion into Toyo 4x5 camera backs without removal of the ground glass. May also be attached to any brand view camera with Graflok back.
TOYO 4x5 backs also allow use of these holders without the removal of the ground glass. Film travels across back without curving for plane for superb film flatness. TOYO 180-725 & 180-726 120 roll film holders have a 4x5 Graflok mounting plate to fit any 4x5 camera with removable Graflok ground glass backs.
||TOYO 67 / 45 120 Roll Film Holder 6x7cm For any 4x5 camera|
||TOYO 69 / 45 120 Roll Film Holder 6x9cm For any 4x5 camera|
Calculating Extension Required For Close-Up Photography
In order to calculate the total amount of bellows and monorail extension needed for close-up photography, use this formula: R x F + F = EX
R (reproduction ratio)
F (focal length in mm)
EX (extension in mm)
Let us say you want to photograph at life-size, or 1:1, using a 150mm lens. The amount of extension needed would be: 1 x 150 + 150 = 300mm