XCD 2,5/38V

LIGHTWEIGHT LENS FOR TRAVEL AND CLOSE-DISTANCE SHOOTING

Equivalent to a full-frame 30mm focal length, the XCD 2,5/38V low-distortion wide-angle lens is suitable for shooting documentary, street, or landscape photography. Include more environmental details when shooting in portrait or have the soft bokeh effect from the large f/2.5 aperture highlight the subject against the background. When using the XCD 2,5/38V lens, the narrow aperture and leaf shutter blades can create Hasselblad's hallmark eight-point starburst effect on bright light sources. The minimum focusing distance of XCD 2,5/38V is only 30cm, perfect for capturing cuisine, products, and other still subjects. With its compact optical design, small and lightweight focusing module, and optimised leaf shutter, XCD 2,5/38V weighs only 350g but delivers top-class optical performance.



PORTABLE
LIGHTWEIGHT
MINIMUM
FOCUSING DISTANCE



Precision Optics, Outstanding Imagery


Capturing the most subtle nuances of light and shadow begins with the lens. Only with excellent resolution and colour reproduction can it provide a solid foundation for imaging. A medium format sensor has a large area and a high pixel density, posing stringent requirements for the precision of the lens. Starting with the selection of high-quality glass, Hasselblad engineers carefully grind each lens to perfect its optical quality and meet the resolution requirements of 100 million pixels.

The XCD 2,5/38V lens features ten elements in nine groups, including three aspherical elements and three ED elements. With a thoughtfully crafted arrangement, the lens has not only a compact size but also improves light transmittance and suppresses chromatic dispersion. Combining XCD 2,5/38V with a Hasselblad mirrorless medium format camera yields stunning results.





New Focusing Module: Fast, Light, Accurate


The upgraded focusing module adopts a linear stepping motor and a lighter, smaller focusing lens group. These changes effectively eliminate any backlash from the lens group moving and, coupled with the PDAF technology of the X2D 100C, mean the focusing lens group can quickly reach the focusing position and achieve a precise stop. Resulting in fast, flexible, and accurate focusing.





Smaller Leaf Shutter, Powerful and Professional Assistance


The leaf shutter is a powerful component in Hasselblad's medium format system. The XCD 2,5/38V lens is equipped with an upgraded leaf shutter that, while smaller, maintains the same precision performance as its predecessors and is fast and quiet to avoid disturbance when shooting. In addition, this ultra-small shutter captures at up to 1/2000s and delivers flash synchronisation at all speeds.





Sample Image Gallery



© Isabella Tabacchi
X2D 100C + XCD 2,5/38V
0.7s ISO100 F/19

© Jianjun Wang
X2D 100C + XCD 2,5/38V
1/38s ISO64 F/5.6

© Hans Strand
X2D 100C + XCD 2,5/38V
1/45s ISO100 F/4

© Hans Strand
X2D 100C + XCD 2,5/38V
1.6s ISO64 F/13

© Donald Michael Chambers
X2D 100C + XCD 2,5/38V
1/250s ISO800 F/2.5

XCD 2,5/38V