Mitchell Graph-Check Sequence Camera

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  1. frobozz

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    Hey Duncan:

    Yes.. I have one.

    What model is yours ?

    Mine is the Model 400. So I can use Type 52.

    My problem is that my Type 52 the pods are DRY :-(

    Where did you find your camera at ?

    Thanks

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    I'm still lurking (whilst sitting in a hotel in Vienna). I've only used TXP pushed to a grainy 3200 in mine, with good results, but suffering from the grain and contrast...

    Marc!
     
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    Wow, I've never seen this camera before. About how much do they go for, and do you think one could be easily modified to use normal sheet film?
     
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    They will take a regular 4x5 film holder just fine. Then you can use what ever you like :smile:

    You can set the shutter opening speed to very slow and then get 8 different shots on one film, very cool to play with.

    Thanks

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    Even the very slow is still reasonably fast - I sure wouldn't be able to compose and shoot 8 completely different shots like that...but hey, that might make an interesting challenge! Or to be really silly, you could try to point in exactly the 8 directions required so that when they all showed up on film they'd be a complete 4x5 view of the scene :smile: I guess that would be the analog version of "stitching" eh?

    I'll have to look to see which model mine is when I get home tonight. It's the faster one that needs the 57 film, whichever model that is. I picked it up on That Auction Site, of course, for something like $50, with original case and instructions. As you pointed out, the Polaroid 545 holder it comes with can just be slid out and a normal 4x5 holder slid in, and voila, you can shoot whatever sheet film you can get your hands on! Now if only someone made a grainless moderate-contrast 3200 speed 4x5 sheet film, darn it.

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    Mine is a model 400A...

    Duncan