Daily Giz Wiz 70: SX 70

Episode 70 of the podcast

Subject: Review of SX 70
Released:Friday 26 May 2006
Length:about 13 minutes
Download file:dgw0070.mp3 (5.8 MB)

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Short info

Direct from the Classic Gadget Warehouse, Polaroid's greatest camera: the padded leather SX70.

Detailed information

Introduced in 1972, the Polaroid SX-70 continued into the 80s.  It was the first Polaroid that folded up and could eject the picture, and took a "flash bar".  Brushed aluminium with leather cover.  Polaroid has discontinued the sale of film for SX-70, but there are hacks for using other film.  Read about these hacks: FoundPhotography, Hackers GuideUnsaleable.com however has introduced the SX-70 Blend film for use with the SX-70.


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