Pentax 6X7 instant film filmback: What film size it uses?

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  1. calacaroja

    calacaroja Member

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    Hi..

    I got a mint FORSCHER POLAROID PROBACK FILMBACKwithout instructions for a Pentax 6X7.

    Does someone knows what particular Polaroid film size it used?

    Just wondering, to see if Fuji is still making the right film size for it.

    Appreciate any information that might help me use it if is still possible.

    Best, Alvin
     
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    Any of the Polaroid 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 pack films (all discontinued) or the Fuji equivalent.

    Terry
     
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    The Polaroid 600 series, like 667 or 669. Unfortunately Polaroid out of film business. Someone trying to revive the film, SX70 film to start, no 600 series replacements yet.
     
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    Polaroid 667 and 669, despite the designation, were part of their 100-series, not 600-series films.
    You can get that size film from Fuji.

    But i don't know which series, 100 or 600, the Forscher back takes.
     
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    Fuji's excellent instant films, 100c, 100b and 3000b, will all work in that back. Make sure you get the 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 size and not the 4x5.

    Fuji instant film is readily available online from Freestyle, Adorama, B&H, Ultrafine, etc. Here in the San Francisco Bay area, there are at least two retail camera stores that keep it in stock.
     
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    Thank you all for the information provided.

    Just to be sure I have given all the information available the box label reads:

    npc photo division
    PROBACK II
    BY FORSCHER
    polaroid film magazine for
    PENTAX 6X7

    Again, thank you all.

    Alvin
     
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    Based on the information provided I visited the Fujifilm page and found three products that are within the size range given. (3.25" X 4.25")

    http://www.fujifilm.com/products/film_camera/instant/#content2b

    These are:

    FP-100C Color ISO 100
    FP-100B B/W ISO 100
    FP-3000B B/W ISO 3000

    I'll buy a pack of FP-100C just to try it.

    Thank you all for the information provided.

    Very helpful indeed.

    Alvin
     
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    does anyone know if fuji instax wide is also compatible? it appears o have the correct dimensions
     
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    No.
    only fuji pack film, the stuff that's +- $10/pack.