Hasselblad (1975) 500EL/M Body in Black (10065). Condition – 3E [3675]

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    This camera body incorporates a motor for automatically advancing the film, cocking the shutter and returning the mirror to the viewing position.

    The 500 EL/M is a modified 500 EL, with the facility for user interchangeable viewing screens. The EL/M was available from 1971 to 1985, when it was replaced by the EL/X. In 1971 and 1972 the 500 EL/M was available only in chrome, but by 1973 black bodies were also available. The camera was originally supplied with a specialist 6V Ni-Cad battery, which are now very difficult to obtain and prohibitively expensive.

    These cameras can be operated with a 9V battery and a fabricated adapter made from a used 35mm canister. One of which will be supplied. See the website www.nine-volt.com for a commercially available equivalent product.

    A legacy NiCad cell and Hasselblad power supply can be supplied for an additional charge of £25. The batteries will have been tested and will hold some charge, however we cannot provide any assurance of its capacity.
    Standard screen.
    Condition details:
    Cosmetic: Almost no wear to the exterior.
    Mechanical: Fully working. Strong and no damage.
    Electrical: No corrosion to the battery contacts.
    Light seals: The light seal is light tight.
    Cosmetic Condition: 3
    (Very minimal signs of wear.)
    Functional Condition: E
    (Everything functioning. Major functions have recently been professionally tested.)