Hasselblad CFV-50c CMOS back for discontinued V System

The Swedish company goes 'back to the future' by releasing the CFV-50c CMOS digital back for its V System cameras

Gemma Padley

The new CMOS sensor-based digital back – the CFV-50c – is engineered to work on almost every V camera made by Hasselblad since 1957.

Its release sees the Swedish company align old and new technology, directly targeting users of its discontinued V System cameras.

“We have experienced a substantial resurgence of interest in our iconic V cameras – users love the traditional ergonomics and the unique appearance,” says Hasselblad CEO Ian Rawcliffe, in a press statement. “Our research has shown that although we no longer manufacture V models, there is a big demand from our dedicated V System users who want to be able to continue to use their classic cameras but also desire access to our latest technology.

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Hasselblad 500C by JESSE STRUYVELT

It's the entrance level SLR film Hasselblad as of today. From the outside it has almost the same looks as the 500C/M, 503CW/CX. It's sturdy, it's beautiful and expensive. I only shot one roll of Kodak Portra 400 with it, but I fell in love with the camera. There was no actual need to have it, it was just nice to have. Which is also the reason why it got sold after a while. It feels very natural to work with the camera which makes you automatically know how to hold and shoot it.

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Gear News // HASSELNUTS Smartphone Digital Back

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Turn your Hasselblad V-system camera digital with the world's first medium format digital-back using your iPhone!

HASSELNUTS is the world’s first iPhone mount kit which converts the legendary Hasselblad V-system film cameras into a digital camera with an iPhone. 

 With HASSELNUTS, those who were unable to afford the digital backs can utilize their Hasselblad cameras at an affordable cost! Plus, we want to revitalize the old Hasselblad cameras you have in the back of your closet...we know you have them. Now professionals and amateur photographers can enjoy the classic camera together! 

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