Polaroid questions

Discussion in 'Instant Cameras, Backs and Film' started by Tim Gray, Nov 9, 2007.

  1. Tim Gray

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    Not sure if this should go here or in Large format.

    Do they make an equivalent to 667 (the ISO 3000 B&W pack film) in 4x5 sheets?

    Secondly, where the heck do I pick up a 405 back? I can't seem to find them anywhere online. I'd like to get a polaroid back for my pinhole camera, and for the cost, I think I'd rather go with the 405 and pack film over the 545 and 4x5 sheet film, but I'm drawing a blank on the 405 backs.

    Thanks.
     
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    Try fuji fp3000b, that is available in 4x5.

    If you use the fuji instant film then you will need a fuji-specific back. The film comes in pack form, not in sheets. So unfortunately you cannot process it later, but nevertheless it is great stuff.
     
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    just call customer service at Polariod they are always very helpful
     
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    Ahh I see. Type 57 appears to be the 4x5 version of 667. For some reason I missed that on the website.

    Question still remains about a 405 holder - I can't seem to find that sucker online anywhere. I guess I could bite the bullet on the 4x5 holder, but $60/20 exp compared to $20/20 exp for the pack film makes my cringe at this stage.
     
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    Ebay will have the 405 holder. They are no longer manufactured but there are many NOS units or units with very very little wear.
     
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    Ahh. Didn't realize it is no longer made. I seem to recall seeing them at online a couple months ago. I wonder how much longer pack film is for this world if there are no backs/cameras made for it anymore...

    Maybe I should just go with the 545.
     
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    For the price of 4x5 film you can shoot 5x exposures in packfilm. The $40 price for the film back (405 or 545) is irrelevant.