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Re: [Rollei] Rollei 35 battery installation

Take the back off as if you were going to load a roll of film - that shiny
thingie with the recess and slots where the film spool protrusion fits into
is the battery cap. Here's hoping you don't find a corroded mess from a long
dead mercury battery in there. The corrosion can eat away the wires going to
the CdS cell, among other evils.

I've downloaded an abbreviated manual from the Web - I'll have to find the

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From: "Tim Elder" <telder  >
To: "rollei" <rollei  
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2003 2:42 PM
Subject: [Rollei] Rollei 35 battery installation

> Hi,
> I'm new to this list and to Rollei 35 cameras, having just picked one up a
> few days ago.  I would like to know how to install a replacement battery
> this camera. I am not asking about voltage issues regarding newer alkaline
> batteries as I have found an appropriate replacement, but I don't have a
> user's manual and can't figure out how to install the damn thing!
> thanks,
> Tim