RELOADABLE FILM CASSETTES

Older designs still used by some film manufacturers allow the end cap to be popped on and off a number of times, allowing limited re-use of the cassette. This offers several advantages including the loss of only a couple of frames of exposed film if the back is opened by mistake, and minimal film loss if you want to change films in mid-roll. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? A few manufacturers have offered exposure models, or exposure backs, with corresponding cassettes: This is presumably to standardize the manufacturing process for bottom plates and latches as technology changed and the inside of the Leica bodies was adjusted to maintain the size. Get to Know Us.

Leica cassettes On the left, the later ‘chrome mushroom’ variety with its correct plastic container screw-on lid with white plate for noting film type ; on the right, the earlier ‘black mushroom’ type with its correct metal container push-on lid. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. One person found this helpful. Also, loading the spool ‘naked’ means you have to hold on pretty tightly when you cut the film, or it unwinds all over the place. I guess the plastic connections will have to grow on me. Please try your search again later. Cassettes that are designed to be re-used have either pop-on caps like the ones used by some film manufacturers or even twist-on plastic caps, though we have not seen these for a while. Opening and closing is done automatically with most designs, but with the Shirley Wellard the cassette must be opened and closed manually.

You can see that there is no centre spool: The pictures will make this clear. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Press down firmly on the long end of the spool and the cap at the opposite end should pop off.

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My understanding is that the taller cassettes are for the screw-mount Leicas, and the shorter ones are for the M-mount Leicas. With labyrinthine cassettes reeloadable is less of a problem and if you use a bulk loader see below then you will almost certainly find it easier to load the spool inside the cassette. A piece of low-tack adhesive Post-It note, making tape can be used to remove grit and refresh reloadavle nap of the velvet.

Reloadable Leica Film Cassettes

I dug out my 3 Leica Cassettes this morning to answer a question, and noticed that all three are slightly different in size, and appear to be 3 different versions. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Your cassfttes or email address: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Only 1 left in stock – order soon. English Choose a language for shopping. Manufacturing on all 3 very good quality. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The other is that you have to remember to open and close the cassette. Please try again later. The two tiny screws on the left hold the plate over the slot in the centre spool; the short bar is what holds the film in place in the slot.

The end popped off and he had to reshoot 36 frames. Nikon cassette disassembled Outer shell, fine black wrinkle exterior, left; inner shell, glossy black, right. Contrary to widespread mutterings, the staked-end design was not to stop people re-using the cassettes.

This is presumably to standardize the manufacturing process for bottom plates and latches as technology changed and the inside reloaadable the Leica bodies was adjusted to maintain the size. If you just want to try bulk loading using a borrowed bulk loaderand you’re not going to stick with it, these will fit the bill.

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The old feed cassette then became the new take-up cassette. Buy the selected items together This item: The following content is accessible for members only, please sign in. This is done by pushing down on the rewind knob and twisting in the appropriate direction. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Notice that two of the cartridges have black tabs and one has a chrome tab.

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Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations filk now. Feedback If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Also, loading the spool ‘naked’ means you have to hold on pretty tightly when you cut the film, or it unwinds all over the place.

The basic question is getting the right length of film on the centre spool, wound emulsion in. For warranty information about this product, please click here. Agfa Rapid cassette You can see that there is no centre spool: Easy to use durable and reusable. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Opening and closing is done automatically with most designs, but with the Shirley Wellard the cassette must be opened and closed manually.