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Re: [Rollei] Rollei 35 battery issues



I've been wondering if others doubted the accuracy of the
mercury-replacement cells as well.  My rollei 35 still meters on the high
side after replacing the 1.5v alkaline with the 1.35v mercury replacement.

Tim

on 5/18/03 5:55 PM, TrueBadger   wrote:

> Both the rollei 35's and the minox 35's have had some occasional "pull" on my
> interest as light, pocketable 35mm cameras of good quality.  The battery issue
> stops me cold.
> 
> I have on my shelf a perfectly good Luna Pro and two Leica MR meters that are
> useless because of this issue. I've tried the Wein cells and given up on them.
> The focusing issue isn't all that disturbing. You can train yourself to
> estimate distance in the 3-30 foot range with fair accuracy, particularly for
> apertures used in casual outdoor shooting.
> 
> G. King
> 

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