The Hasselblad 503CWD II and 503CW/CFV II The Hasselblad 503CWD
The Hasselblad 503CWD II Small box, large features Full flexibilityand 503 CW/CFV IIThe Hasselblad V System’s 503CW and The 503CW camera also boasts a The 503CWD II and 503CW/CFV II came-503CWD II cameras provide a solid sturdy, mechanical construction with a ras can also use any of the V System’sentry into advanced digital photography. robust, one piece aluminum alloy body, interchangeable film magazines, a help-Whether choosing the 503CWD II and making it ideal for the often-demanding ful feature in extreme temperatures orits integrated 16 million pixel digital world of daily professional use. when batteries run low. The camera alsocapture or the combination of a 503CW The 503 CW cameras provide TTL flash accepts several types of viewfinders,and a CFV II back, you get the same metering, power winder/IR remote enabling you to choose a style of shoot-superior quality, ultimate flexibility, and options, and compatibility to accessories ing that works for you or for a specificno compromises. past and present. Using Hasselblad’s situation. In addition, the built-in flash renowned central shutter lenses, these control system (TTL/OTF) helps turnThe 503 platform combines the utmost cameras provide almost vibration-free flash photography into child’s play, meas-in traditional photographic quality with operation, quiet exposure, and flash uring the light reflected off the sensor/the latest technological advances and sync at all shutter speeds, up to 1/500 film surface and automatically controllingfeatures a range of functions, such as sec. The innovative GMS (Gliding Mirror the flash to provide the perfect expo-winder capability with remote release, System) produces a bright, full view- sure, regardless of the lens focal lengthand the V System’s range of renowned finder image with all Hasselblad lenses or lighting conditions.high performance, central shutter based and remote capability means you canlenses, making these cameras ideal for operate the camera from anywhere inadvanced digital photography – either on the studio.location or in studio.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.The first step toperfect imagesThe V system offers a range of superior 1. Zeiss Distagon CFE 4/40 mmquality lenses with unrivalled specifica-tions. All lenses use high performance, 2. Zeiss Distagon CFi 4/50 mmcentral lens shutters, making them 3. Zeiss Distagon CFi 3.5/60 mmstabile, quiet, and particularly usefulfor flash work at fast shutter speeds, 4. Zeiss Planar CFi 2.8/80 mmdelivering correct captures at flashsync speeds up to 1/500 sec. 5. Zeiss Planar CFi 3.5/100 mmThe 503CWD II and 503 CW are 6. Zeiss Sonnar CFi 4/150 mmcompatible with the entire range ofHasselblad central shutter lenses, from 7. CF Adapter40 to 150mm in focal length. All lensesfeature T* anti-reflection coating andinternal stray light reduction to produceunbeatable image contrast and colorsaturation. CF AdapterThe Hasselblad 503CWD II Digital As a bonus, all CF lenses can also beCamera comes without lens to allow used with cameras from the Hasselbladthe widest personal choice; a 40mm H system via the CF adapter. The simpleor 50mm lens often being chosen as addition of this accessory provides a"standard" due to the 1.5x sensor crop very economical and effective way offactor. optimising your equipment.
The CFV II 16 Mpix Digital BackThe Hasselblad CFV II digital back is The Hasselblad CFV II combines time-designed expressly for the 503CW less design with modern technology,camera, but can turn most existing featuring powerful digital workflow toolsHasselblad V System cameras into a such as Hasselblad’s Instant Approvaldigital workhorse. Architecture (IAA), an enhanced set of feedback tools designed to drasticallyThe CFV II back is custom designed to simplify the image selection process,match the appearance and functionality and direct conversion to Adobe’s DNGof the Hasselblad V System cameras format in FlexColor and Phocus.and uses a square format 16 megapixelsensor that is 50% larger than even Other advanced features includethe largest 35mm DSLRs. In addition, Hasselblad’s new Natural Colorthe sensor used provide more pixels – Solutions and 3F RAW file format, Ultra fast storage with 100GB Imagebank II.for better resolution – and larger pixels, a choice of three separate storagewhich means less image noise, better modes (choosing freely between thedynamic range, and improved detail, ultimate portability of a CF card,especially in highlight and shadow areas. the ultra-fast 100GB Image Bank II, or tethered computer hard drive operation with extended controls), and compatibility with large format cameras using a V System interface plate.
Hasselblad Image Quality. Resolution, Natural Color, Optical Purity, Clarity, and Detail are all key components in defining superior image quality. Hasselblad’s Phocus imaging software provides both the automatic solution and the toolset for individual workflow and image quality management. Resolution – why Bigger is Better Natural Color • A large sensor format is the key to achieving exceptional The Hasselblad Natural Color Solution accurately reproduces image quality. the full visible color spectrum – be it skin tones, special • A large sensor size allows the additional benefit of a larger product colors, or difficult gradations – easily and effectively, focusing screen and thus a larger viewfinder image. every time and with the use of a single color profile. Our complete knowledge of the filter and sensor characteristics • Compared to 35mm, medium-format lenses allow for smaller of each individual camera has made this possible. apertures to be used maintaining a shallow depth-of-field, with reduced lens aberrations. Optical Purity (Hasselblad H-system lenses) • Since the medium-format frame size is larger, images do Digital Auto Correction (DAC) is Hasselblad’s unique way of not have to be enlarged as much, thereby improving the digitally correcting for the optical phenomena that create minor resolution of the final image. optical errors. Whether it is distortion, chromatic aberration or • Technological advances benefit all sensor sizes equally. vignetting, DAC automatically corrects for these errors without Larger sensors will always remain at the top of the scale. struggling with sliders, numbers etc by using detailed lens • Medium-format lens resolution outperforms 35mm lens information that resides inside the RAW 3FR file. resolution – compare our images to those from any 35mm DSLR system. Read more at www.hasselblad.com Technical specifications Sensor size: 16 Mpixels (4080x4080) pixels Color display: Host connection type: 2.5 inch TFT, 24 bit color FireWire 800 (IEEE1394b) Sensor dimensions: Histogram feedback 36.7x36.7 mm (Lens factor 1.5) Battery capacity: Single shot 16 bit colour IR filter: Multicoated. Mounted on CCD sensor Sony™ InfoLithium L, up to 8 hours of shooting ISO 50, 100, 200 and 400 Acoustic feedback capacity Longest shutter speed: 32 seconds IAA - Instant Approval Architecture: Included, with Operating temperature: Acoustic feed back and Metadata classification 0-45°C/32-113°F Image storage: CF card type II (write speed >20 MB/sec), File format: Dimensions: New Imagebank external hard drive or tethered Lossless compressed Hasselblad 3F RAW 91x90x61mm (WxHxD) to Mac or PC Software: Phocus Weight: Color management: Hasselblad RGB: Macintosh: OSX. PC: NT, 2000, XP 510g (Excluding battery and CF card) full dynamics and reproduction dynamics Camera support: Storage capacity: All Hasselblad V System cameras manufactured On average, 45 images on a 1GB CF card and since 1957. 2000 cameras and 201F with C over 4000 images on a 100GB Image Bank lenses only. 202FA/203FE and 205FCC camera types need a minor camera modification to use Battery type: F/FE lenses Sony™ InfoLithium L NP-F series Capture rate: 35 captures per minute www.hasselblad.com09.08 - UK v3 - 80500385