What film does a Kodak Duaflex take?
The only downside for this camera is that it takes 620 film. However, with a little cutting and sanding, you can use commonly available 120 film, that’s what I did here; or you can roll your own 120 film on to a 620 spool. Even so, the Kodak Duaflex is still a pretty fun camera, and very easy to use too.
When was the Kodak Duaflex camera made?
The Kodak Duaflex is a 620 roll film pseudo TLR made by Kodak in the US, Canada, and UK. The original versions were available from December 1947 – September 1950 in the US, and 1949-1955 in the UK; the Duaflex IV was finally discontinued in the US in March 1960.
What year was the Kodak Duaflex II camera made?
|Produced||:||1955 – 1960|
|Body Type||:||Pseudo Twin Lens Reflex|
What is a kodet lens?
The Kodak Kodet lens is a fixed f/15 with a 75mm equivalent lens according to Lomography.com. Online research has the shutter speed rated anywhere from 1/30 to 1/60 of a second. Taking photos doesn’t get much simpler than this.
Is 620 film still made?
Kodak discontinued their 620 films was 1995. The only difference between the 620 and 120 is the film. The 620 roll spool core is smaller and the end flanges are smaller too.
What kind of film does Kodak Duaflex II use?
Because the Kodak Duaflex cameras are made for 620 film, it does require a bit of effort to get the right fit when using 120mm or 35mm film, but it’s easy once you know how to do it. As the Kodak Duaflex cameras were made to take 620 film, you will need to make some changes to your 120 film.
Who made the first Kodak lenses?
In 1880, George Eastman opened the Eastman Dry Plate and Film Company. His first camera, the Kodak, was sold in 1888 and consisted of a box camera with 100 exposures.
Are 620 and 120 film the same?
The most common type of film for medium format is 120 but a lot of older cameras required 620 film which is very similar to 120 film. The only difference is that the 620 spool is slightly smaller than the 120 spool and 620 is no longer made but other than that the film is the same size.
What was the ISO of 620 film?
It’s the clipping and especially the fillings that bother me. Mike sent me a few rolls of the new FPP 620 Black and White Negative Film. It is an ISO 100, perfect for vintage cameras with fixed exposure settings. I tested them in 4 different 620 cameras ranging from a basic box to folders types.
Are Kodak lenses any good?
Kodak lenses provide you the richest, most vibrant colors imaginable, with fine detail that’s amazingly sharp and crisp. We believe choosing new glasses should be a simple and enjoyable experience.
Why is it called Kodak?
Quote from the inventor, “I devised the name myself. The letter “K” had been a favorite with me – it seems a strong, incisive sort of letter. It became a question of trying out a great number of combinations of letters that made words starting and ending with ‘K. ‘ The word ‘Kodak’ is the result.”
When was 620 film discontinued?
The 620 format was discontinued by Kodak in 1995, but it is possible to rewind 120 film onto a 620 spool in the darkroom for use in 620 cameras.