Hasselblad 503CW / 500CM

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Matt5791, Dec 28, 2005.

  1. Matt5791

    Matt5791 Subscriber

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    I own a 500C/M and I was thinking about making it a reserve body and getting a 503CW.

    It may sound like a silly question, but I am assuming the C lenses and film backs for my 500C/M will work fine on a 503C/W ?

    Also am I right in thinking the 503 has metering?

    Thanks,
    Matt
     
  2. david b

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    Yes they will work fine. That is the beauty of the 500 series.
     
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    The metering is in the prism.... you need to buy one with a meter. They're fine but a handheld or spotmeter is better.
     
  4. BWGirl

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    Plus, using a handheld meter is less weight than having one in the finder.

    I just bought a 90deg finder with an adjustable diopter for my Hassy 500 c/m from KEH, and I dearly love it! But... of course... that wasn't your question, now... was it!??? hahaha :wink: