The H5D-50c Medium Format DSLR Camera with 80mm f/2.8 HC AF Lens from Hasselblad houses a new 50MP CMOS sensor. The 43.8 x 32.9mm sensor with 8272 x 6200 pixels enables improved low light sensitivity with an ISO range from 100 to 6400. In addition, the H5D-50c, compared to the H5D-50, provides longer shutter speeds and a faster capture rate of 1.5 fps. Images are produced in the Hasselblad 3FR lossless compressed RAW file and are approximately 65MB with TIFF 8-bit images being approximately 154MB. Hasselblad's Natural Color Solution (HNCS) creates accurate colors, with natural skin tones and an ability to capture specific product colors.
Bundled with the camera is the Hasselblad Normal 80mm f/2.8 HC Auto Focus lens for H Cameras. It offers high performance with solid color correction and little distortion. Its aperture range runs from f/2.8-32 and with that fast maximum aperture it is well capable of shooting in low light and hand held with fast shutter speeds.
The H5D-50c features the True Focus autofocus system and the new Absolute Position Lock (APL) processor which recognizes the camera movements made during recomposition and instantly adjusts focus for precision.
With two storage options, either to Compact Flash cards or directly to your computer via a tethered connection, the H5D-50c enables versatile in-studio or location usage options. The functional handling of the camera has also been improved, including grip control of zoom and menu navigation and seven adjustment profiles can be stored for easy retrieval. The ergonomic body with large grip has also been given a robust weather sealing further enabling its use in difficult location settings.
An updated Graphical User Interface makes menu navigation easier and the 3.0" TFT LCD display offers clear image playback. Also, the rear LCD can now show an exact copy of the grip LCD with all relevant shooting information on the big, bright screen. An integrated electronic spirit level is available in both the viewfinder and on the LCD screen. The HVD-90X Eye-level Viewfinder with 3.1x image magnification and diopter adjustment is packaged with the H5D-50c, but other viewfinders are available including the HVM waist-level viewfinder.
The H5D-50c is compatible with Hasselblad H system lens line including 12 autofocus lenses, all with central lens shutters. A built-in central shutter allows flash to be used at all shutter speeds up to 1/800s. making flash photography in daylight easy. It also improves image quality by generating extremely low camera vibration.
Included with camera is Phocus software which enables you to improve workflow, including the extension of camera and image control with live video, improved metadata, GPS functions and the DAC Automated Lens Correction System which relays information about capture conditions and the specific lenses being used to fine tune autofocus and metering for improved imaging results.