Hasselblad Ixpress CFH132 Single-Shot 22Mpix Digital Camera Back with H2 Kit, with Camera Body, 80mm Lens, Film Magazine, Battery Grip & Charger

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About the Hasselblad Ixpress CF

The 22 mega pixel Hasselblad Ixpress CFH digital back has been custom built to fit the design and functionality of the Hasselblad H2 camera with its range of high performance, leaf shutter lenses. The Ixpress CFH brings an unprecedented level of integration and flexibility to serious digital photography.

The Ixpress CFH provides digital capture using sensors more than twice the physical size of today's 35mm sensors. These larger sensors hold more and larger pixels, which ensures the highest possible image quality and moiré free color rendering without gradation break-ups - in even the most subtly lit surfaces.

The Ixpress CFH is also the first digital back be completely integrated with the new Hasselblad H2 camera's power system. This means that both camera and digital back are run using the single LI-Ion battery of the H2 camera.

The Ixpress CFH is operated with an easy-to-use and intuitive user interface, using a series of instant one-button-click operations including instant capture, instant browse, instant approval, instant zoom, and instant image info. The Ixpress CFH also fits view cameras using the H-system interface plate for mechanical attachment and flash sync connection to trigger digital capture.

The H2/CFH combination also provides you with Hasselblad's new Instant Approval Architecture, bringing automated image classification into your digital workflow from the split second of capture.

Limitless digital image capture loses some of its potential if you can't quickly review and select the best images from your shoot. Building on the success of its Audio Exposure Feedback technology, Hasselblad is proud to introduce Instant Approval Architecture (IAA), an enhanced set of feedback tools, designed to allow you to focus on your shooting rather than the selection process. IAA triggers audible and visible signals for each image captured, immediately telling you whether the image has an approved, rejected, or borderline status.

Optimum portability and image storage are critical for the professional photographer and the Ixpress CFH lets you be as flexible as you need to be, enabling you to choose freely between portable CF card storage, flexible Firewire drives, or tethered operation with extended, special capture controls.

With these three options, you can choose an operating and storage mode to suit the nature of the work at hand, whether in the studio or on location.

Hasselblad has worked closely with Adobe to make its new products fully compatible with Adobe's raw image format, DNG, bringing this new technology standard to professional photographers for the first time. The DNG file format enables raw, compressed image files to be opened directly in Adobe PhotoShop, allowing you to operate quickly and efficiently, reducing the downtime usually taken to process image data, and enabling final images to reach customers more quickly.

Hasselblad Ixpress CF Includes

  • Ixpress CFH132 Digital Camera Back with 22Mpix Sensor, and OLED Color Display for H2 Bodies
  • H2 Camera Body
  • 80mm Lens
  • Film Magazine
  • Rechargeable Battery Grip
  • Charger
  • 1GB CF Memory Card
  • FireWire Cable
  • FlexColor Software (Win/Mac)
  • (Please Note: This Version for use with H2 Only! Does Not Accept i Adapters)

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Hasselblad Ixpress CF Features

  • Custom built to fit the design and functionality of the Hasselblad H2
  • Anything but Medium- Building on H2 design
  • Instant Approval Architecture
  • Three modes of operation and storage
  • Direct shooting to Adobe DNG
  • Color refinement new color handling concept
  • FlexColor workflow for the specialist commercial photographer
  • CFH gives you access to the full range of Hasselblad service and support

Hasselblad Ixpress CF Specifications

Sensor size 22 Mpixels (4080 x 5440 pixels)
Sensor dimensions 36.7 x 49.0 mm
Dimensions: 97x83x56 mm (WxHxD)
Image size 66 MByte 8 bit RGB / 132 MByte 16 bit RGB
Shooting mode Single shot
Colour 16 bit
ISO speed range ISO 50 - 400
Weight: 520 g / 18.34 oz
Longest shutter speed 32 seconds
Image storage CF card type II (write speed >20 MB/sec), New Image Bank External hard drive, External FireWire disk or tethered to Mac or PC
Storage capacity Over 850 images on a 40 GByte disk
Battery type Li-Ion (powered from Hasselblad H2 camera)
Capture rate 1.5 seconds/image
Display OLED 2.2 color display, 24 bit color
Histogram feedback Yes
Acoustic feedback Yes
Software Adobe Photoshop CS or Flexcolor
File format: Compressed Adobe DNG (lossless JPEG)
Operating temperature: 0 - 45 °C / 32 - 113 °F
Platform support Mac OSX, NT, 2000, XP
Camera support: Hasselblad H2. All view cameras via Hasselblad H system adapter.
Host connection type Firewire 800 (IEEE1394b)
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