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Hasselblad 500C/M Medium Format SLR Camera Body (Black) with A12 (12 Exposure) Film Back (Black) No Lens

Hasselblad 500C/M Medium Format SLR Camera Body (Black) with A12 (12 Exposure) Film Back (Black) No Lens

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Hasselblad 500C/M Medium Format SLR Camera Body (Black) with A12 (12 Exposure) Film Back (Black) No Lens

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The name Hasselblad is synonymous with image quality and reliability. Together with Carl Zeiss lenses, Hasselblad represents the highest standards of photographic craftmanship and precision. The 500C/M is the legendary model of the Hasselblad system. This completely manual and mechanical Single-Lens-Reflex camera is compact, lightweight, easy-to-use and meets the needs of both studio and location work. The 500CM is an excellent entry to the world of medium format 6 x 6cm photography.

The Hasselblad system contains a full line of lenses, viewfinders (metered and non-metered), film magazines (120, 220, 70mm and Polaroid), as well as many accessories.

Professional "workhorse" camera
Superb image quality with first class Zeiss optics
Electronic flash synchronization at all shutter speeds up to 1/500th second
Rugged one-piece cast aluminum alloy body
In the Box
Hasselblad 500C/M Medium Format SLR Camera Body (Black) with A12 (12 Exposure) Film Back (Black) No Lens
  • Front Body Cap
  • Dark Slide
  • 90-Day B&H Used Warranty
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    Hasselblad specs

    Camera Type Manual focus, leaf shutter, Single-Lens-Reflex camera
    Format 6 x 6cm format (Actual frame size is 54 x 54mm)
    Film Back/Loading Interchangeable type
    Film Type 120 film: 6 x 6 (12 frames), 6 x 4.5 (16 frames). 220 film: 6 x 6 (24 frames), 6 x 4.5 (32 frames); 70mm perforated film; Uses 70mm film cassettes which can be loaded with up to 4.7m of film, giving up to 70 frames per cassette; Use of Polaroid 3 1/4 x 4 1/4" pack films possible with backs available from Hasselblad or NPC
    Lens Mount Exclusive Hasselblad bayonet lens mount; Accepts all C, CF, CB, CFI, CFE lenses
    Shutter Mechanical leaf shutter, 1 second to 1/500th and "B". Shutter speeds in full stops only.
    Shutter Release Camera body accepts standard mechanical cable releases.
    Self Timer No (some older "C" lenses have a built-in self timer)
    Flash Synchronization "PC" socket for electronic flash connection on lens barrel. Flash synchronization possible at all shutter speeds up to 1/500th. NOTE: The 500C/M is NOT a TTL flash capable camera.
    Mirror Lock-Up Yes - possible with switch below winding crank
    Exposure Metering Possible with optional metered viewfinders
    Exposure Bracketing No
    Exposure Compensation No
    Depth-of-Field Preview Yes - with lever on lens barrel
    Viewfinder SLR type interchangeable waist level focusing screen; 100 percent viewing screen accuracy.
    Viewfinder Info No
    Film Transport Manual film winding crank located on camera body which simultaneously advances the film, resets the mirror and cocks the shutter. Hasselblad does NOT make a power winder for this model.
    Multiple Exposure No
    Focusing System Helicoid (manual rotating mount built in to lens)
    Power Source Fully mechanical camera; no batteries required.
    Custom Functions No
    Data Imprinting No
    Tripod Mount Both 3/8" and 1/4" sockets and tripod plate for rapid mounting with the various optional Hasselblad Quick Couplings
    Dimensions 180 x 114 x 110mm (7.08 x 4.49 x 4.33") LWH (with 80mm f/2.8 lens and A12 film magazine)
    Weight 2 lbs 2.2 oz (970g)
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