Based on view camera lens design, the permanently attached Biogon 38mm
lens with 90( diagonal angle of view is a true wide angle type.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 903SWC
Film format. 6 x 6 cm and 6 x 4.5 cm with different magazines.
Film choices. 120 and 220 roll films, 70 mm perforated long
rolls and Polaroid film.
Lens. Carl Zeiss Biogon CF 38 mm f/4.5 T* true wide-angle
lens with 90i diagonal Ø72 (horizontal) angle of view and Ø60 mm
front bayonet mount.
Viewfinder. Detachable optical viewfinder with built-in
spirit level and built-in magnifier for reading lens scales through
the viewfinder. A focusing screen adapter, which is attached to the
camera in the same way as the film magazine, is available for checking
picture composition and depth of field. The adapter is used together
with a focusing or magnifying hood, or a prism viewfinder, with or
without a meter.
Focusing. Focusing range of lens: 12 ins. (0.3 m) to
infinity. Depth of field range: l0 feet (3 m) to infinity at f/4.5 and
26 ins. (0.65 m) to infinity at f/22.
Shutter. Leaf shutter in lens, 1-1/500 s and flash
synchronisation at all shutter speeds.
Film advance. Simultaneous manual shutter cocking and film
advance. Foldable winding crank.
Camera body. One-piece cast aluminium alloy shell with
1/4" socket and plate for tripod quick coupling attachment.
System compatibility. The 903SWC accepts all film magazines
made for other Hasselblad models. The Biogon lens mount will accept Ø60
filters and Softars.
Dimensions. Camera body with lens and film magazine A12 5
3/4" long, 4 l/2" wide and 5 7/8" high (145 x 112 x l50
Weight. Camera body with lens and film magazine A12: 2 Ib 15
oz. (1325 g).
Camera finish. Available with chrome or black finished
bodies. Supplied with optical viewfinder, carrying strap and front and
rear protective covers.
The Hasselblad system for wide-angle photography also includes a
30 mm 'fish-eye" lens and a 40 mm wide-angle lens, as well as a
Zeiss PC Mutar Shift Converter for perspective control.