Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product 203 Polaroid
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MiniPortrait Camera Models 203/403 User Guide Model 203.
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 2 Introduction The Polaroid Miniportrait/Studio Express Cameras are designed to meet a variety of photo-identification needs. There are two different camera models. The Model 403 produces four portraits on each sheet of Polaroid 31/4 x 41/4 in.
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 3 Film Holder 73A: This holder is shipped with the Model 403 camera; additional holders can be loaded with different film types for easy interchangeability . (PID# 612413) Film Holder 73B: Allows use of a validation plate.
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 4 Load the batteries The camera uses four 1.5 volt AA batteries, which provide power for the shutter , electronic flash unit and sonar rangefinder . Alkaline batteries are recommended. Do not use NiCad rechargeable batteries; they may damage the camera.
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 5 T o load/change the timer batteries: If the display or tones fade, or if the timer stops functioning, the batteries should be replaced. The timer uses two 1.5 volt GP-89A (or equivalent) batteries. Slide the battery cover open ( 15 ) and insert the batteries as shown.
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 6 Seating the subject ( 19 ) A seat should be provided for the subject. Avoid chairs with high backs, which may appear in the picture. Adjust the height of the camera so that the lenses are about level with the eyes of the seated subject.
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 7 If the camera is hand-held, use the rangefinder for each portrait, to ensure that all subjects are at the correct distance. Note: The rangefinder will not work while the flash is recharging: it will work only if the flash is off or ready .
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 8 3. Start the timer . The correct processing time should already be set. Press the ST ART button once; the timer will count down to zero. At the end of the processing time, a series of short tones will sound. The timer will reset for the next picture.
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 9 Double exposure: The shutter and portrait counter were not reset after the portrait selector was moved to a different setting. Depth of field The depth of field, or distance zone within which your subject will be in focus, Approximate depth of field Aperture Camera at 47 in.
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 10 Alternative lighting techniques Electronic flash illumination Use electronic flash with color film or T ype 665 film.
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 11 Exposure For initial exposure determination, use an exposure meter . T ake a reading and then set the camera to one of the shutter speed/ lens aperture combinations indicated by the meter .
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 12 How changing the lamp distance affects the exposure The table below indicates in f-stops how exposure can be adjusted by moving the main lamp nearer or farther away from the subject.
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 13 United States passport pictures Polacolor pictures made with the Model 203 camera meet the requirements for United States Passports. The United States Passport Office has specific photographic requirements. Complete and up-to-date details should be obtained from the Passport Office.
Miniportrait 203/403 Camera User Guide 14 Caution This process uses a caustic paste. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and mouth and keep away from children and animals. If you get some paste on your skin, wipe it off immediately and wash with water to avoid an alkali burn.
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An important point after buying a device Polaroid 203 (or even before the purchase) is to read its user manual. We should do this for several simple reasons:
If you have not bought Polaroid 203 yet, this is a good time to familiarize yourself with the basic data on the product. First of all view first pages of the manual, you can find above. You should find there the most important technical data Polaroid 203 - thus you can check whether the hardware meets your expectations. When delving into next pages of the user manual, Polaroid 203 you will learn all the available features of the product, as well as information on its operation. The information that you get Polaroid 203 will certainly help you make a decision on the purchase.
If you already are a holder of Polaroid 203, but have not read the manual yet, you should do it for the reasons described above. You will learn then if you properly used the available features, and whether you have not made any mistakes, which can shorten the lifetime Polaroid 203.
However, one of the most important roles played by the user manual is to help in solving problems with Polaroid 203. Almost always you will find there Troubleshooting, which are the most frequently occurring failures and malfunctions of the device Polaroid 203 along with tips on how to solve them. Even if you fail to solve the problem, the manual will show you a further procedure – contact to the customer service center or the nearest service center