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bulrich
22-Mar-2009, 20:12
As a gift from a friend I was given a box of old 8x10 809 Color Polaroid. I found a processor and a holder from a friend as well.
Thing is I'd like to use this stuff out in the field and of course won't have an outlet handy to plug in the processor. I know this stuff is ancient history but wonder if anyone has tips to power? Car cigarette lighter? Car battery?

Gene McCluney
22-Mar-2009, 20:32
As a gift from a friend I was given a box of old 8x10 809 Color Polaroid. I found a processor and a holder from a friend as well.
Thing is I'd like to use this stuff out in the field and of course won't have an outlet handy to plug in the processor. I know this stuff is ancient history but wonder if anyone has tips to power? Car cigarette lighter? Car battery?

Just get you a small 12v car to 110v AC converter. These are generally available at car parts stores, big box stores, etc. Not expensive, as you don't need many amps of power.

darr
23-Mar-2009, 07:58
If you have the Polaroid model, it should have came with a hand crank as well.

Darr

bulrich
23-Mar-2009, 10:34
If it did, the hand crank is long gone. It's the 81-01 model.
I do have a adapter for the car. Will try that first.

Gene McCluney
23-Mar-2009, 11:17
If you can get it "for free", Calumet actually made a hand-crank processor for the Polaroid 8x10 materials.

Or you could just wait until you get home, and process all your exposures.