Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/11/08

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Freezing Polaroid Film
From: "B. D. Colen" <>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2001 13:09:45 -0500
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Okay, a serious question from me for you, Jim....If batteries drain so
fast when used at low temperatures, how is it that they can be frozen
and not drain?

B. D.

Jim Brick wrote:
> The Polaroid film for Polaroid backs (Leica, Hasselblad, 4x5, etc...), does
> not contain batteries.
> And you can certainly freeze batteries. I've kept a supply of strange
> battery versions, in my freezer, for years. They work when thawed. Like
> batteries for my Alpa 10D.
> Jim
> At 09:53 PM 11/7/2001 -0600, wrote:
> >         I prefer not to beactive in the LUG these days, but maybeI can
> >help.
> >         I believe you can't freeze the film because the battery is built
> >into the film pack. You don't freeze batteries.  It may even be dangerous.
> >Jay Goldman
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