New firmware brings USB-power and more to Hasselblad X1D-50c

Hasselblad has released a firmware update for its 50MP X1D compact mirrorless medium-format camera. Firmware version 1.17.0 bring a number of new functions, including power from USB, an added overlay for the spot metering area, a visual overexposure warning, a grid overlay in video live view and recording and a clickable white balance icon in live view.

Bug fixes cover a front focus issue that could occur in certain situations, an incorrect “No Card” indication fixed, improved USB stability and tethered performance and more. To install he update you should make sure to use a fully charged battery and be prepared for the procedure to take up to 12 minutes to complete. X1D users can download the update on the Hasselblad website after logging on with their credentials.

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