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Hasselblad

Service Repairs

Hasselblad is a no-nonsense Swedish camera brand that has survived long enough to embrace digital. Known for its classic analog medium format cameras, Hasselblad is most famous for being used as the camera Apollo 11 brought to the moon. It was only in 2016 that they introduced the Hasselblad X1D-50c, allowing medium format photography to be more compact. Hasselblad is a tour-de-force in the camera world, so it’s no wonder that photographers and camera collectors are constantly looking for a Hasselblad camera repair in Sydney.

  • Hasselblad X1D
  • Hasselblad 907X
  • Hasselblad H6D
  • Hasselblad 1600F
  • Hasselblad 503 CW

Common Problems and Fixes

Yes there is a growing number of digital Hasselblad models in the market, but the majority of Hasselblad owners are still using their classic Hasselblad film cameras. Common problems with these Hasselblad cameras include regular cleaning, lubricating and adjusting, especially the mechanical parts. Lens scratches, dust inside lens, shutter broken and finding the aperture faulty after pressing the shutter release are also common problems that your friendly Hasselblad film camera repair service centre like CameraFIX can take care of easily.

  • Shutter button not responding
  • Lens unit doesn’t work properly
  • Winding mechanism stack
  • Film back not working properly
  • Focusing problems
  • Camera flaps (auxiliary shutter) not working
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50s to now: Great Hasselblad Models

The Hasselblad 500c/m is the most high-profile of all their models that you can spot easily. The Hasselblad 1600F comes in a strong second, and if you manage to find this model with a Kodak Ektar 2.8/80 lens, you are in luck since these are collector’s items, despite the possibility of lens scratches. fungus inside lens, or any other form of damage. The Hasselblad V series is one of the most investment-worthy of the lot, since until now they manufacture a digital backing for the model.

Hasselblad’s Hustle

It should be pointed out that Hasselblad cameras is not for the casual photographer. These cameras are not for everyday shooting. With that said, the huge sensors and longstanding choice to stick with medium format even during the age of digital photography can really get the details and crispness of every photo. Bring in that Hasselblad C lens repaired by CameraFIX, and that Hasselblad will create photos far better than any DSLR today.

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No Hassle for a Hasselblad

Hasselblad is an iconic camera. It has continuously stood the test of time, and with the availability of a digital backing for some models, it will continue to be a name that camera enthusiasts will try to collect. If you have one already at home then lucky you, because having one is just part of owning an iconic camera, restoring and maintaining it is another. CameraFIX is here to help you with any Hasselblad camera repair needs you may need, so you can be sure that your camera is always up to working condition.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Our Hasselblad repairs service includes lens repairs, maintenance, and replacements.
  • Replace the film with a different type. Sometimes, it’s the film that’s faulty, not the camera.
  • If the light leak always appears in the same spot or replacing the film doesn’t solve the issue, it’s likely there’s a problem with the dark side seal or a poorly fitted back. To determine which it is, point a flashlight at the back, sides, bottom, and top of the camera in a dark room and look through the lens to find where the light seeps through. If it’s the seal, you can fix the issue by plugging the leak with camera foam or black velvet.
  • If the issue is a poorly fitted back, however, we recommend taking your camera to a Hasselblad repair and service centre or licensed repair shop.
As we’ve found over many years working in the industry, Hasselblad repair centres (and camera repair centres in general) often don’t have experienced repair staff and/or don’t have the time for extensive repairs. Seeking a second opinion from a repair shop is a good idea, and we’d be happy to provide one.
It depends on the damage and the Hasselblad model. But generally, we’d say that considering some Hasselblad models cost upwards of $3,000, Hasselblad repairs will generally be cheaper.
While there are no Hasselblad camera repair and service centres in Sydney, there are many licensed repair shops to choose from. We, for example, have repaired a variety of Hasselblad film and digital cameras and can source replacement parts for your convenience.
Generally, yes. On the off chance the damage is too severe for us to fix, we can replace the shutter for you.

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