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Hasselblad 501C Black Medium Format Camera Body

***Lens not included
Hasselblad Cameras
KEH Model# 225418

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Hasselblad 501C Black Medium Format Camera Body Description


Designed for aspiring photographers, the medium-format 501C SLR camera is for those who enjoy medium-format that produces professional performance, reliability and image quality. The 501C grows with you as you mature in photography. 501C offers fast manual film advance, simplified operation, 1.4x and 2x teleconverters, magazines for different image formats and films including Polaroid films, viewfinders with or without exposure metering properties, and a number of focus screens to fit your special requirement. Creative possibilities are endless with an array of 501C accessories to produce superb photography.

KEH Specifications

  • Type: Manual focus, leaf shutter, Single-Lens-Reflex camera
  • Exposure-Control Modes: Multiple
  • Lens Mount: Exclusive Hasselblad bayonet lens mount; Accepts all C, CF, CB, CFI, CFE lenses
  • Autofocus System: No. BUT Helicoid focusing system (manual rotating mount built into lens)
  • 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.
  • Metering: (Exposure:) possible with optional metered viewfinders
  • Film-speed Range: N/A
  • Mirror: (Lock-Up:) Yes - possible with switch below winding crank
  • Viewfinder: SLR type interchangeable waist level focusing screen; 100 percent viewing screen accuracy.
  • Flash: "PC" socket for electronic flash connection on lens barrel. Flash synchronization possible at all shutter speeds up to 1/500th. NOTE: The 501C is NOT a TTL flash capable camera.
  • Film Advance: 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.
  • Power: Fully mechanical camera; no batteries required.
  • Self Timer: No
  • Dimensions: 7.08 x 4.49 x 4.33"
  • Weight: 600 g / 1.5 lb


General information

Brand Name Hasselblad
Product information

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Hasselblad C, Hasselblad CB, Hasselblad CF, Hasselblad CFE, Hasselblad Cfi