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Al Rossi


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Al Rossi Basic Member
Fri 12-Jan-01 01:20 PM

Hi all! I must say I’m quite satisfied by my F80, it’s not fallen apart as many (non-owners) used to say, and all in all I can just recommend it. About the two main drawbacks it has (non-metering with non-CPU lenses, and impossibility to use IR films), well, the first is a real pain, enough to avoid buying it if you have an arsenal of AIS lenses, BUT the second is simply not true. I’ve tried personally with some HIE infrared BW film, and, to my big surprise, the IR beam it uses to count the frames just fogged the area around the sprocket holes, and didn’t reach the frame area (apart from the last shot, where the IR beam before rewinding was much stronger and fogged the bottom right corner). Just use the common precautions for IR film (load-unload in total darkness, cover the film window with tape).
Try it!

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