Tech Pan- DX Coded?

Discussion in '35mm Cameras' started by Martin Francis, Jul 13, 2004.

  1. Pretty self-explanatory, really- I was thinking of taking some slow B&W film
    on holiday with me to put in my Mju II which, of course, doesn't have manual
    ISO setting. Is Technical Pan DX-coded, and if so is it coded for ISO25?
    Martin Francis, Jul 13, 2004
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  2. Since it has no "speed" as such, I don't believe it was ever DX coded.
    You can buy stickers for those cameras that lack the ability to manually set
    a speed.
    Joseph Meehan, Jul 13, 2004
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  3. Martin Francis

    Tony Spadaro Guest

    It is not coded and the speed you set should be related to the developer you
    use. I found 64 good for development in Rodinal. There was no speed I liked
    in Technidol.
    Tony Spadaro, Jul 13, 2004
  4. Martin Francis

    Ted Azito Guest

    Why would anyone buy a camera that needs DX coding to function? I'd
    drill some holes in it and use it for a saltwater fishing lure. God,
    manufacturers should have their ass paddled for that.

    I knew a guy who was given a Rolleimagic as a gift years ago. It was
    not manually usable-if the meter died you went nowhere. He had it set
    in a block of Castolite plastic, which was really a cool thing to
    do,except that the plastic didn't get in there all the way and there
    are bubbles in the plastic. This is the cool solution for these
    cameras, but I'd drill a few discreet holes and then use a vacuum
    chamber so the air comes out while the plastic is fully liquid.
    Ted Azito, Jul 18, 2004
  5. Why would people use film in the first place? Carving things into rock
    worked just fine! No need to develop the rock, either.
    Brian C. Baird, Jul 18, 2004
  6. And none of those archival processing failure horror stories either.
    David Dyer-Bennet, Jul 18, 2004
  7. Martin Francis

    Sander Vesik Guest

    not just that - rock is much better when you need to hit trolls with
    it than film ;-)
    Sander Vesik, Jul 18, 2004
  8. Indeed. You can even carve a personalized message into it.
    Brian C. Baird, Jul 18, 2004
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