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Polaroid Originals discontinues Spectra film due to the condition of aging cameras: Digital Photography Review


Polaroid Originals has introduced that it’s discontinuing manufacturing of its wide-format Spectra movie. The explanation, CEO Oskar Smolokowski mentioned in a press release on the corporate’s weblog at this time, is because of the degraded nature of present wide-format cameras.

‘Jamming and frequent breakdowns at the moment are affecting the vast majority of these cameras,’ Smolokowski defined, ‘and sadly, this isn’t one thing we are able to affect with our movie.’

Along with promoting its Spectra Coloration and B&W movie merchandise, Polaroid Originals additionally bought refurbished Polaroid Spectra cameras that have been restored to full working order by specialists. This restoration course of is now not doable, nonetheless, and the corporate’s web site now lists its refurbished cameras as bought out.

In his put up, Smolokowski mentioned, ‘After in depth testing, we’ve got concluded that we can’t help these cameras any longer.’

The corporate will dump its remaining batch of Specta movie via its web site, the place the Spectra Coloration and B&W merchandise are bought for $19.99 every; a triple-film pack can also be provided for $55.99 USD. Smolokowski mentioned the movie can be on sale for a couple of months.


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