Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/23

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Subject: [Leica] Hasselblad Xpan is mini Fuji 617
From: "BIRKEY, DUANE" <>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 1998 14:54:23 -0500

I think what Fuji is producing with the Hasselblad Xpan in basically a 
mini Fuji 617.  I'm not sure anyone thinks there is all that huge of 
market for the 617 either, but Fuji continues to produce them so they 
should be somewhat profitable..  

My guess is there is a bigger market for the X-pan than there is for the 
617, but I've been wrong before.

I had a Fuji 645s and the lens was as sharp (if not sharper) than my 
Hasselblad,  it was very handholdable too.  I think the xpan will be a 

Duane Birkey

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