this film holder is missing the latch at the bottom,
so the "grabby wire" is missing.
it can easily be converted to shoot paper negatives
just cut a piece of paper and stick it in there ...
you have to have a changing bag and a box to put them
or a darkroom to walk into and process the image ...
easy, YES they are not included ...
what's a 500 film holder ?
its the predecessor of the 545 / 545i instant film back for a 4x5 camera.
if you are an impossible project film waiter-forer,
get another #500 back and use this as a parts hog when the other dies on you ..
if you like the 545 / 545i you will like this one better, it spreads the pod more evenly ..
the only drawback is you have to know when to stop pulling the sleeve, there is no "stop"
its easy, it gets a little harder when it pulls ...
10$ + shipping ( WORLDWIDE )