Just to add to this, I picked up a Sunpak Polaroid printer for less than $10 several years ago. It ran for about one year before needing a replacement bulb (near $20). The Vivitar Polaroid printers are fairly good value for the money, and more common than the Sunpak version. The actual large Daylab that can be expanded to use 8x10 film is really nice, but fairly expensive compared to smaller versions. If you just want to experiment, the smaller 35mm only machines are more economical. Hope that helps.