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10-02-2008, 08:42 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by Sluggo Quote
Well, there is a promising insight. Thanks.

Progress: an 18-frame roll worked okay; spacing was uneven, but there were no overlaps. Maybe more use is the key. Activity and friction should help that sensing device clean itself a little, if it is the problem. I just loaded a full 36 frame roll and have my fingers crossed.
Uneven w/o overlapping is pretty much normal for the MZ/ZX models. I used to have MZ-M, ZX-10 & MZ-3. They all had the same behaviour. I think it was due to their design. The Z-1p I had however, was very accurate (a really well designed and made camera if you got the chance to peep inside).

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Uneven w/o overlapping is pretty much normal for the MZ/ZX models. I used to have MZ-M, ZX-10 & MZ-3....
That's interesting, and yeah, it's no big deal, easy enough to adjust for when scanning a strip of negs.

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... a way to check if it's the motor or the little reader device. How does it sound while it's rewinding the film?...
I hadn't noticed anything during rewind -- will keep my ears open at the end of this roll. The sound of frame advance is a quick high pitched thweep, for what it's worth.
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