[rollei_list] Re: Krimar speed

Marc,

This is not a dissent, but how many of us would be willing to change
batteries once a month in all of our gear that has been converted?

I use the little adapter to function with the hearing aid 386 AgO cell.
End of problem.

Jerry

Marc James Small wrote:

> At 09:51 PM 10/16/2006, Eric Goldstein wrote:
>
>> Krikor should know better than recommend this. Unless you are
>> shooting
>> color negative and really don't care about anything but being in the
>>
>> ballpark, this won't work because of the difference in discharge
>> characteristics betwen mercury and alkaline cells. The meter can
>> easily be off a stop and a half or more over the life of the cell...
>>
>> hopefully he told you...
>
>
> Eric
>
> I must dissent.  Alkaline cells work quite well:  the resulting
> difference from mercury cells is around 1/3 stop, easily accommodated
> even by chrome emulsions.  Change them once a month or so to avoid the
> discharge problem (alkaline cells lose power slowly, unlike mercury
> cells, which can lead to increasing discrepancy in readings).
>
> Marc
>
>
> msmall@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cha robh bàs fir gun ghràs fir!
>
>    ----------------------------------------------------------------
> No virus found in this incoming message.
> Checked by AVG Free Edition.
> Version: 7.0.408 / Virus Database: 268.13.4/476 - Release Date:
> 10/14/2006
>

Other related posts: