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Hasselblad X1D II 50C

Usability: Raw File Size Quantified, Lack of Lossless-Compressed Raw File

Hasselblad X1D II firmware v 1.2.0. Lens firmware 0.5.40.

Lossless-compressed raw file format delivers exactly the same file quality as uncompressed raw, but with huge space savings with several implications as noted below.

The Hasselblad X1D II sucks in a key practical way: it does not offer a lossless-compressed raw file format. Weirdly, my Hasselblad marketing contact insisted it did, until I proved to her that it did not.

My SDXC card of choice is the Sony 128GB SF-G Tough Series UHS-II SDXC Memory Card — bulletproof.

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