Hasselblad 1.20 Firmware Update & New XPan Lens Adapter

Gina Stephens
Written by Gina Stephens


Hasselblad has upped the 1.20 Firmware update to bring a wide-range of new features to the X and H Systems.

These new features include Instant Preview and Imaging Browsing through the X1D EVF and Selectable Crop Methods including the popular XPan Ratio (65:24), 1:1, 7:6, 5:4, 3:2, 16:9, 2:1, A4, US Letter and more.

Hasselblad is also pleased to announce contrast autofocus compatibility using the XH lens adapter with a first-class group of HC/HCD lenses. 

X1D: v1.20.0 Update Features: 

  • Instant preview and image browsing in EVF
  • Selectable crop modes
  • Back-up to ancillary card
  • Added EXIF tag: Lens Model
  • Spirit level overlay: More info added (Exposure time, Aperture value, ISO) Touchpad: Pan in zoomed-in EVF actual view
  • Touchpad; Move focus point with HDMI attached screen
  • Contrast autofocus with XH adapter which works now with the take in lenses: 
  • HCD 4/28mm
  • HC 3,5/35mm
  • HC 3,5/50mm
  • HC 3,5/50mm II
  • HC 2,8/80mm
  • HC 2,2/100mm
  • The lenses need to be upgraded to lens firmware version 19.0.2.

    H6D: v1.20.0 Update Highlights: 

    • Selectable crop modes in Live View
    • Back-up to secondary card
    • Added EXIF tag: Lens Model
    • Spirit level overlay: Numerous info added (Exposure time, Aperture value, ISO) 

    For more information on the updates, visit the Hasselblad website: X1D Firmware Update & H6D Firmware Update may refer to: Technology: Patch (computing), also known as a software update Update (SQL), a SQL statement for changing database 

    As ooze as the firmware updates, Hasselblad has expanded its range of accessories for the X System with the new XPan Lens Adapter, allowing photographers to use their legacy XPan lenses on the award-winning X Group.

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    The XPan Adapter will be available in mid-January and will retail at £159.


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    Gina Stephens

    Gina Stephens

    Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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