Camera batteries (Was: Green Bank)
fgentges at mindspring.com
Sun Jul 25 13:00:04 CDT 2010
Sandy is right. I have two packs of the zinc air #675 cells. They fit
my Canon with a spacer. I will bring them on the trip. However, you
should get one or two from me to try out before the trip.
On 7/25/2010 12:38 AM, wb5mmb wrote:
> Dick, unless it is a zinc air cell and you had to pull a sealing tab
> off it. You got an alkaline cell that is 1.5 volts not the 1.35 volts
> the camera needs and your exposure can be 2 f stops off. I hear Frank
> has a large stock of 675 zinc air cells that should fit with the use
> of a spacer.
> At 10:44 PM 7/24/2010, Richard Barth wrote:
>> There has been some discussion of buying batteries for old film
>> cameras. My own experience...
>> I have a late-60s Minolta SRT-101 that I used until I got my digital
>> a few years ago.
>> It had been sitting unused since, and the battery was dead, as you
>> might expect. The
>> manufacturer had carefully neglected to put the type number on the
>> battery itself, and I
>> have no idea where the manual is.
>> Off to Ritz Camera. They had no clue, and no batteries. They did
>> have a very useful
>> suggestion: Batteries Plus, which happened to be right down the road.
>> Off to Batteries Plus. Showed them the battery. Sales clerk says
>> something like "Old camera, huh?" Yup. Whereupon he walks over to
>> the rack, pulls off a card, and for about 3 1/2 bucks
>> I'm back in the 35mm photo business.
>> For those still looking to revive their film cameras, this might help.
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