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Earlier today I purchased a Kodak Instamatic M6 Super movie camera. It is missing the battery and the cover for the meter, and I am unsure of what battery it runs. I put 3 batteries into the pack on the bottom, and put a cartridge of film on it, and as dumb as it sounds, I have no idea how to turn it on. I tried pressing the trigger, but nothing happens. Is it because I do not have a battery in the meter? And if so, what is the battery I need for it?
Hello Recently purchased a Kodak Instamatic M22 off ebay for £10 with some new film, the listing stated it was not tested but i took a chance anyway. So it came and didn't work, turns out the batteries had corroded so i cleaned it out and popped in some new AA's, pressed the exposure and sure enough the motor buzzed away like a bee. However having opened up the catridge slot i could see that even though the motor was working the film cartridge turner thingy wasn't moving, after a browse online i found out these things have weak gears that break so i got out the screwdriver and took it apa
I just purchased a Kodak Instamatic M6 from ebay. It arrived in excellent condition, but was not working (the seller did not say it WOULD work) anyway I checked to make sure all the contacts were clean on the battery compartment, and the cartridge compartment looked decent...all in all it looked like it was in great shape. I opened up the auto exposure control battery part and there was only one battery in it and the battery was corroded a bit, so i removed it cleaned out the compartment and left the battery out. (I am going to buy the necessary two replacement batteries for the auto exposure