Can I use a Winder CW on a 500cm?

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by BenZucker, Apr 18, 2010.

  1. BenZucker

    BenZucker Member

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    The title says it all. If it can't be done I would be curious to know why.
     
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    Nope. There are electronic connections between a winder and body so that the shutter release on the winder will work.
     
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    That, and the mechanical link between winder and camera is very different from that on the 500 C/M.
    If you want to use a winder CW, you need the 503 CXi (only the version with that "i") or 503 CW.
     
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    500CM winder

    There was an aftermarket winder available in the 70's, IIRC, for the 500CM series bodies. Check around on Fleece-Bay, keh.com, or your local camera swapmeet.
    Eric