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Where can I get the battery for the light meter for the old F1 ? What type of battery is it? Thank you. Regards, Tom.
-- Dr.Tom (email@example.com), January 17, 1999
Tom, try http://www.smu.edu/~rmonagha/bronbattery.html. They should be able to fix you up, and keep your F-1 going. I believe it's a mercury battery, but this sites camera review section can tell you. Tom
-- Tom Kessler (T70SSRS@aol.com), January 19, 1999.
Your (old) F-1 requires a PX625 mercury battery. Same sized alkaline batteries will result in wrong metering results and should be avoided.
If you live in a region where mercury batteries are banned you should read more about this at http://www.kjsl.com/canon-fd/cameras/batteries.html. There also is a technical solution to this problem (C.R.I.S. MR-9 adapter). For more info see http://www.criscam.com/.
-- Dieter Lefeling (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 23, 1999.
Dieter, thank you for the info. Regards, Tom.
-- Dr.Tom (email@example.com), January 23, 1999.
Or just using a servo-ee finder instead... (need to carry a battery pack)...
-- T.F. Wang (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 11, 1999.