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Polaroid Sun 600 LMS Instant Flash Land Camera w/ Impossible Film TESTED WORKING
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Oct 05, 2012
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Capture memories and not just moments, with the Polaroid Sun 600 LMS camera. The auto focus feature of this Polaroid film camera creates an image of your subjects with maximum clarity. The auto flash feature of this Polaroid camera turns On, coordinated perfectly by the shutter timing, to produce a crisp and lively picture quality. The efficient light management system of this Polaroid film camera balances the picture quality, even under poor or extra lighting conditions. Get creative and choose from the flash, classic or vintage Polaroid mode of this Polaroid camera, for versatile applications and effects. The Polaroid Sun 600 LMS camera, with efficient dynamics, is sure to enhance your photography experience.

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ModelSun 600 LMS

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Camera TypeInstant

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Polaroid Sun 600 LMS Instant Flash Land Camera w/ Impossible Film TESTED WORKING

Polaroid Sun 600 LMS Instant Flash Land Camera w/ Impossible Film TESTED WORKING

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I ask that you please read the ENTIRE listing and please contact me with any questions you may have BEFORE placing your bid. This should go a long way in helping us both to avoid any frustrations or misunderstandings. I appreciate your cooperation and your business. Thank you!


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Polaroid Sun 600 LMS Instant Film Flash Camera with Light Management System

be sure to read the full listing for this camera and know what you are buying. This listing contains a lot of information because I want you to be an informed buyer.

The film included with this camera can produce highly variable, and often inconsistent results. I don't want this to be a surprise to anyone.

Instant photography can be a rather expensive hobby. Additional film for these cameras averages $2-$3 per photo. I recommend this only for the true photo enthusiast who is willing to do a little research, put in some time, and do some experimenting.

ABOUT THE CAMERA: This is a highly collectible and usable vintage instant film camera. The camera shoots original Polaroid 600 instant film and compatible Impossible Project PX 600 and PX 680 instant film. Polaroid 600 film is the most popular integrated instant film format of all time.

This was among the first of the 600 instant film cameras with an integrated flash designed and produced by Polaroid in their now highly familiar "box" format. The camera was originally released in the early 1980's.

This is a later version of the Sun 600 LMS with a better flash system. On this model, the flash begin charging when the camera is opened, charges quickly, and a green LED light on top of the camera indicates when the flash is ready to fire. Earlier models of the Sun 600 LMS looked nearly identical, but did not include the LED indicator system. On these older models, the flag charges much slower, and only charges when the shutter release trigger is held for an extended period of time. This later model for offer here is much easier to use.

This camera produces instant developing photographs in the iconic Polaroid format so many of us are familiar with. You will be able to shoot vintage style pictures in the classic square format with the white border.

Compatible BRAND NEW integrated instant film is still being produced by the good folks at The Impossible Project in Polaroid's old factory in The Netherlands.


COSMETIC CONDITION: This is a used camera in good to very good cosmetic condition for it's age. Actual condition will vary from camera to camera.

Keep in mind that the camera is nearly 30 years old, and will show signs of prior use. Common wear to the camera may include wear to the silver paint around the lens and scratches/swirl marks on the black body of the camera.

FUNCTIONALITY: The camera has been inspected, cleaned, lubricated, and tested for functionality. The camera was tested using an empty film pack with a working battery loaded with a few previously exposed photos. The camera loaded the film pack and ejected the cover slide. The shutter released upon pushing the shutter release button, fired a shot, emitted a flash, ejected the photo, and advanced for the next shot without issue. Mechanically, the camera appears to be impeccable.

Given the high cost of virgin Polaroid 600 and compatible film, I have not taken any actual photos with this camera. The optics appear to be in good, clean condition upon inspection.


- Polaroid Sun 600 LMS Camera with attached neck strap (Please note that this is the later model with a much improved flash system)
- One starter pack of Impossible Project PX 600 Silver Shade Black and White Instant Film Produced late 2010 (Contains 8 Photos)

ABOUT THE FILM: Polaroid stopped producing film for these cameras in 2008. A group called The Impossible Project (TIP) bought their factory and equipment in The Netherlands, and began producing new instant film in 2010. While TIP procured Polaroid's old equipment, they had to completely re-engineer the film itself from scratch. The film is a constant work in progress. Improvements are made with each batch of production. The film included here was manufactured in late 2010.

The film will produce results that can vary greatly from pack to pack and shot to shot. I
can not guarantee your results with the included film pack.

There are two common issues with this film that buyers should be aware of. Both are a result of the developer paste in the film not being evenly or fully spread across the photo's surface.

1. Undeveloped spots and patches on the finished photo are common, and can vary from very small spots to nearly 3/4 of the photo. These undeveloped patches will show up as copper/brown areas.

2. Vertical lines in the photo with varying degrees of development in different areas are also common.

Based on my testing with this film, I can offer a few tips for best results:

1. Keep film refrigerated prior to use. Allow the film to come to room temperature for one hour prior to use.

2. Set the camera's exposure dial to the middle setting.

3. Keep the film warm during shooting and developing. Cool environments will inhibit proper development.

4. Shoot the film in plenty of light. Either shoot photos outdoors or be sure to use the built-in flash when indoors.

5. Make sure that the ejected photo is immediately and completely covered from all light for roughly 5 minutes after shooting. The first half second is critical. Early light exposure can result in washed out photos.

I highly recommend viewing sample photos and doing some additional research on how to achieve the best results on The Impossible Project website or elsewhere online prior to use.

Please remember that this is analog, photochemical-based photography, and your results from shot to shot can vary greatly even under the most ideal conditions. The flaws and subtle differences add to the uniqueness of each photo. Digital photography will always produce clearer, more predictable results, but it's no where near as fun! Every picture you take will be a true one of a kind.

ITEM PHOTOS: The camera shown here is a sample photos of what I have available. All cameras available here are in similar cosmetic condition. There will be variations from camera to camera.

I personally inspect, clean, and test each one of these cameras. I have sold well over a hundred of these (plus many other Polaroid cameras) with wonderful feedback from my buyers. If you experience any mechanical problems with your camera, please contact me immediately via eBay's mail system for assistance. I am here to help.

Buy with confidence and receive SUPER FAST FREE US SHIPPING from a trusted US Seller!

If you are interested in this item, you may be interested in my other listings as well. I encourage you to please visit my store here. I am always happy to combine shipping whenever possible. Please contact me for combined shipping quotes if you are interested in multiple items.


Thanks again for viewing my listing, and best of luck to you. Happy bidding!





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