Hasselblad announced four new XCD lenses for the X1D medium format mirrorless camera:
- Hasselblad XCD 120mm Macro lens
- Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm zoom lens
- Hasselblad XCD 65mm lens
- Hasselblad XCD 22mm wide angle lens
The first lens to arrive will be XCD 120mm Macro lens that will have a maximum image scale of 1:2 and a closest focus distance of 0.43m from the camera sensor. This Hasselblad XCD 120mm Macro lens will be available at the end of June 2017. Additional info available here.
The XCD 120mm is the ideal macro lens for the X1D. It is suitable for both close-up work and for portrait or other photography requiring a longer focal length.
The other three XCD lenses will be released in the next 12 months.
XCD 3,5/120mm Macro Technical Specification
- 3.5/120 mm Macro
- Focal length: 120 mm
- Max aperture: F3.5
- Min Aperture: F32
- Image scale: 1:2
- Angle of view: (diag/hor/ver): 26°/21°/16°
- Integral central shutter
- Full flash synchronisation up to 1/2000 sec
- Size: diam 81 mm, length 150 mm
- Filter diameter – 77mm
- Weight: 970 g
Hasselblad announces four new XCD lenses for the X1D
Combining Compact Format with the Highest Optical Quality
Following the hugely successful launch of the ground-breaking X1D in 2016, Hasselblad is delighted to introduce four new XCD lenses. The XCD 120mm Macro lens is the first to complement the existing XCD lens family, and will be available at the end of June 2017.
The exceptionally high performing 120mm F3.5 lens brings together the compact format of the XCD range with the maximum optical quality across the frame with a flat image field. Providing a new versatility to the X1D user, the lens is suitable for both close-up work up to a 1:2 image scale, and also as a mid-range telephoto lens for portrait or other photography requiring a longer focal length. Auto or manual focusing goes from infinity to 1:2 without the need for extension tubes.
Like the other XCD lenses, XCD 120mm Macro lens has an integral central shutter offering a wide range of shutter speeds and full flash synchronisation up to 1/2000th second.
Hasselblad Product Manager, Ove Bengtson commented: “The XCD 120mm Macro lens complements the existing XCD dedicated autofocus lenses which were developed to support optical quality and portability. This is the first addition to the X1D range of lenses in 2017 and we are excited to launch more lenses later in the year.”
Over the next 12 months, Hasselblad will also launch the XCD 35-75mm Zoom*, XCD 65mm*, and XCD 22mm Wide Angle* lenses. By the beginning of 2018, the X1D will have access to seven dedicated XCD lenses and all twelve HC/HCD lenses using the XH lens adapter.