9

Operating the 200 Cameras

The features, the component interchangeability, and the basic operations of the Hasselblad 200 camera models are described in Chapters 5 and 6. The text here concentrates on the operation of the special features, especially the built-in exposure and flash metering system (see Figure 9-1).

SHUTTER OPERATION

All camera models in the 200 series have electronically controlled focal plane shutters, with the shutter curtain made from a robust, rubberized silk textile material that is not easily damaged except with a sharp object or the corner of a film magazine. Care is recommended when you attach magazines. Protect the curtain when the camera is stored without a magazine attached.

Batteries

The basic camera operations ...

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