the beginning of the end for floppies
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Thu Apr 29 13:23:59 CDT 2010
> > > But, like B&W photographic print paper, it is possible to still find some
> > > with enough searching. There don't seem to be any local sources for film
> > > for my still and movie cameras, other than 35mm color.
> On Wed, 28 Apr 2010, Jim MacKenzie wrote:
> > It's around. Good photo stores still sell it (although there are fewer and
> > fewer such stores). There are also plenty of mail-order establishments who
> > sell it.
> 8x10 sheet film
> 5x7 sheet
> 4x5 sheet
> 4x5 plates
> Polaroid 55
> 3.25x4.25 sheet
> 2.25x3.25 sheet
> 6x9cm sheet
> 9x12cm sheet
> 220 roll
> 120 roll
> 35mm Tessina (need some empties to reload)
> 16mm Minolta (need empties)
> 16mm cine
> REGULAR 8mm cine (actually 16mm with additional perf)
> 9.5mm Minox
> and a few arcane formats that I no longer use,
Alas some of the film formats I use are much harder to find. How about
16mm Narciss cassettes? Or 127 roll film. Or 16mm Yashica cartridges. Or
even 126 Kodapack cartridges.
> are almost all available, with more searching than is worth the effort.
> There USED TO BE some "good" photo stores around here.
Ditto. Alas the good ones have all gone like. Like the good electronics
shops that I grew up with :-(
> I predict availability of "almost disposable" cost flash drives.
> OMG, will AOHell start mailing media again?
Please show me how to use one of those with an HP41. Or an HP Intragal.
Or an Epson PX8. Or for that matter this PC.
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