Film Spool Adapters
(let your older camera take current size film)
Posted 7-13-'17

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Shapeways is an outlet for small molders.  So some of these place have their own sites.
These adapters do require some smarts and changes on your part.
YouTube has videos on how to use them (some sites have their own videos), since the 620 and 616
camera were larger, you need to adapt the frame numbers shooting in larger negative cameras.
Remember, there were NO enlargers back then.  The negative size was your picture size.
There are MANY makers of 120 film.  Check processing, as color can be cheaper then B&W.
Most offer scanning, the cost may be worth the hassle.  Scanning quality prices vary !

Shapeways film spool adapters
120 film to a 616 camera
 
Shapeways film spool adapter
35mm film to a 120 camera
Shapeways film takup
35mm film in 120 camera
Shapeways film spool adapter
120 to  116 camera
Shapeways film gear
135 film in a 127 camera

Other companies selling film spool adapters.
Basically with the new 3D printers, these are easy to make
The better adapters have metal by the winders.

CAMERAHACK.it  . 
One of many YouTube on 616 film hack .

E-bay finds - people I found selling film spool adapters
No guarantee how these work, this is only for reference
Feedback would be appreciated.

124 to 120 /  130 to 120 / 35 to 620 adapters 116 to 35mm / 616 to 35mm / 103 120
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Other information needed when using old cameras (e.g. non F/stop lenses like U.S. stops on Kodak cameras)

Wikipedia on F/stops
see towards bottom F/stop conversion chart
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