Selection and Use of V System Film Magazines


All Hasselblad rollfilm magazines in the V system are of the same design and are used in the same way. Each magazine consists of three parts: the shell, the darkslide, and the insert that holds the spools. Magazine shells have serial numbers on the plate that attaches to the camera; film inserts have a three-digit number engraved between the two film spools. These three numbers should correspond to the last three digits on the magazine shell. For example, if the magazine number is VC482232, the insert with the number 232 belongs to it.

This matching system ensures the best possible film flatness. Hasselblad V system film magazines have small rollers going across the top and bottom ...

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