Quote Originally Posted by Q.G. View Post
All 500 series Hasselblads, including the 501 CM, still have another shutter status indicator: just have a look through the viewfinder.
Waaal, I blush. I've owned the thing for all these years and never thought of this.

I think this is indicator is just a little handier when fitting a back and the finder is down. No big deal, for sure, but when I'm in a hurry I like the indicator.