X1D II 50C FIRMWARE UPDATE 1.2.0
Introducing its largest firmware update to any Hasselblad camera at one time, Hasselblad launches Firmware Update 1.2.0 for both X1D II 50C and 907X Special Edition medium format cameras.
A multitude of powerful features are added to the X1D II 50C and 907X Special Edition, including 2.7K/29.97 Video recording, Focus Bracketing with all XCD lenses, Image Rating for simple image sorting and selection, White Balance Picker Tool, and more, resulting in even more enhanced digital medium format camera systems that provide a wider breadth of creative possibilities. Constantly striving to improve its camera systems with new updates and enhanced features, Hasselblad is determined to create even more powerful medium format shooting experiences for all types of visual artists.
Expanding the imaging options of the X1D II 50C and 907X Special Edition, 2.7K (2720 x 1530) & HD (1920 x 1080) video capture has been added. Video can be recorded at 29.97 fps with 4:2:0 8bit colour. The 2.7K resolution option delivers improved capture of detail, whilst balancing the final video capture size.
Expanding the feature set of the X1D II 50C and 907X Special Edition even further, Focus Bracketing allows a photographer trying to capture a subject with very limited depth of field, such as in macro or product photography, to capture a series of exposures of their chosen subject at a fractionally different focus point in each and then stack these captures in their chosen stacking software. The photographer will have full control over the number of frames in the sequence, the step size between each capture and an initial delay to allow any support system vibration to diminish.
2/3 STOPS ADDED IN EXPOSURE BRACKETING
The Exposure Bracketing function step options have been expanded to support 2/3 stops steps in addition to the existing steps.
Image Rating can now be applied to all captures in camera, making image sorting and selection much easier when the captures are transferred to the user’s computer system. When in image playback mode, with the capture details overlay on screen, the photographer simply presses the star button or presses the displayed stars. All ratings are stored in the metadata of the captured image.
WHITE BALANCE PICKER TOOL
When shooting in difficult lighting conditions, it is now possible to create a custom white balance based on a capture taken in the current lighting conditions. This can be especially helpful if there are mixed light sources in one image and a particular look is required.
FIRMWARE UPDATE 0.1.24 FOR XCD 45P
SUPPORT FOR FOCUS BRACKETING
Focus Bracketing is now available on the X1D II and the 907X Special Edition. Firmware update 0.1.24 enables Focus Bracketing to be used on the XCD 45P.
IMPROVED STABILITY OF AF & MF
Full time Manual focus input sensitivity has been modified, to reduce the possibility of AF stopping when holding the lens.