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New Hasselblad camera firmware and Phocus software

Hasselblad updates its Phocus software with versions 1.1.3 for the Mac and 1.0.2 for Windows. Along with these updates is also new functionality for your camera system by updating your firmware online. Concurrently, Hasselblad releases a combined firmware version for the H-series cameras, offering these improvements: 1. Support for HTS1.5, 2. Support for the DC Power Grip, 3. AV and TV setting saved. In addition, a functional change has been added to scale in viewfinder removed when light metering is stopped...

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Checkout the Hasselblad H3D specifications & reviewsGoto to the Hasselblad download and information page

Phocus 1.1.3 for Mac

To support special user requests,a new Reproduction tool that allows the use of local input profiling and working with a linear response curve has been added in Phocus. In addition, there are extra choices for color read-outs in RGB, LAB, or CMYK. Both these functions have been asked for by several museums working with our products for high-end reproduction. All these customers have chosen to work with the Hasselblad's multi-shot products, because of their unique capabilities for reproduction of color and detail. Our references include the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Trinity College in Dublin, the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, The Vatican in Rome and the National Gallery of Oslo.

For customers working with high volume production or via a network, a simple hot folder concept has been added. Any active folder becomes “hot” using the “Export New Images Automatically”, available through the File menu. This means that any file placed in this folder is processed automatically, using the current Export settings. Tethered shooting into this “hot folder” by use of a predefined setup, makes this new feature a very powerful tool!

Phocus 1.0.2 for Windows

The Windows platform of Phocus now offers language support in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, or Chinese languages. As well as the Mac version, Phocus for Windows now also offers users updating of the camera system firmware.

Now available via Phocus - add new functionality to your camera system by updating your firmware!

Always stay sharp with the latest added features and fixes online at the Hasselblad website.

By offering firmware available online, we at Hasselblad aim at minimizing the distance between factory and end-users thereby saving valuable time lost at a Service Center.

Highlights Include:

• Support for ISO 800 on H3DII-39 & ISO1600 on H3DII-31
• Add full integration with your H-series camera and the HTS1.5 by updating your firmware.

Additional information: Checkout the Hasselblad H3D specifications & reviews
February 27, 2009
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