GRAFMATIC 23 FILM HOLDER

The company also makes panels of ground glass or other materials. Decide which one you are preferable going to use and make sure the other shutter is in open position. Note the groove on the left picture allowing to use this 23″Grafmatic with the Graflex as well as with the Graphic backs. Holder is in excellent condition. The Grafmatic is clamped onto the camera via the the Graflok system. If you do this, the back will operate as normal. Grafmatics come in 23 and 45 sizes, and unless you see the label or can determine the scale, they look identical. Tip the edge of the spool into the cavity in the lower side of the roll holder carriage and press it downward against the spring as far as possible until the spool can be tipped forward into position.

In practice, users still had to rely upon a series of complex adapters made by Mamiya itself if they were to access these options. This back is particularly valuable for panoramic aficionados, for the medium format use of uncommon films that only exist in format, and for inexpensive shooting and local developing. Most Graflex back adapters attach to view cameras, and you can choose the adapter that matches the dimensions of your camera. When the Grafmatic holder is used in a Graflok Back, slide it under the focusing panel and be sure to lock it in place with the slide locks. Turn the winding knob in the direction of the arrow until it stops automatically on the figure 1 indicating that the film is in position for making the fist exposure. Guaranteed by Wed, Feb

This could be utilized optionally through the purchase of an accessory pneumatic bulb. The photo below shows the sliding lock mechanism and the click-in snap on Graflok spring.

Lever advance; usually shells have the desirable rollers.

Complete Guide to Graflok 23 Backs

The advantage of a Film Holder is that the 4×5 negative gives a much more better result than the 22″ or 23 “negatives of a Roll Film Holder. This viewer is actually two-in-one: For shooting with the normal 4×5 film holder the Graflok back is superfluous and the Spring Back would be sufficient. A special variant also exists that extends the film plane back 20mm, to match the Mercury Instax Mini converted back and the M to Graflok 23 Digital Back Adapter.

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Both and versions work fine with film, though backs do pull a bit tighter, and are bargains, as most folks prefer the s at this point. Note that the back itself cannot rewind an exposed roll of film back into its cartridge. These are far more rare than roll film backs, and are quite popular among large format shooters, but the 23 version can often be found inexpensively. The image will be the full, ordinary height of a frame and approximately 7cm wide.

The Grafmatic is easy to use together with the Graflok back. These components are all physically interchangeable, and are frequently mixed up in used gear.

4×5 Grafmatic Film Holder Graflex 1268 Graphic

Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc. Graphic name on backside. Home Jo Lommen Cameras. Lever advance; shell has desirable rollers. Set the indicator dial on a number Photo 5press the chrome latch toward the handle Photo 6 and pull the film compartment out.

It can be advanced with either the built-in motor or by manually advancing its winding knob. It is much safer and more practical to unclip the Graflok back from your camera. Got one to sell?

Film and backing paper are each about 0. The Mercury Full Frame back will produce a professional image on a flat film plane. Ultimately, then, the camera system is not nearly as Universal as it promised. Large identification notches makes it easy to identify and load.

Complete Guide to Graflok 23 Backs – Mercury Camera

Guaranteed by Fri, Mar 1. This back is particularly valuable for panoramic aficionados, for the medium format use of uncommon films that only hholder in format, and for inexpensive shooting and local developing. Mercury has also produced a kit to modify RB67 Pro-S backs to shoot 46mm film also known as Both backs accept rolls of film. In practice, users still had to rely upon a series of complex adapters made by Mamiya itself if they were to access these options.

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The other two ranges are powered by the B battery. To load the Grafmatic film holder. This is the original Graflok 23 back for which the standard was invented! These are highly recommended for the Mercury camera, provided that you take the time to learn and practice the loading technique to avoid bending the delicate septums the little slides that hold the film.

An automatic exposure counter does the bookkeeping and stops all cooperation once the “X “on the counter has been reached. Shipping cost cannot be calculated.

For this, you can either adapt a single Wein MRB Zinc-Air battery to fit the compartment which will give you perfect voltage but only several months of life per celldrain a semi-common APX alkaline battery the intended replacement for the old mercury version to 1.

You have three options with this back: Most Graflex back adapters attach to view cameras, and you can choose the adapter that matches the dimensions of your camera. Holder 2 Sheet film holder only for 9×12 cm film.

Graflex backs seem to work fine on the RB Then the frame counter would no longer accurately tell you when all of your sheets are exposed, either.