Miranda Sensorex II

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    Have you been read your Mirandas?


     
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    You don't have to answer that Derrel
     
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    A question for youse guys..….if I use an LR44 battery (1.5v) instead of the 1.34v battery, would it make sense to adjust the ISO to compensate for the overactive meter? That is, when using ISO 100 film, set the camera for ISO 50? In my little pea brain, it seems to make sense.
     
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    Yes, but you don't really know how much to compensate or in which direction without testing.

    I suggest testing with a #675 zinc air battery (1.3v) and then your LR44 to see what the difference is.

    Or, you can just use the #675 batteries but they don't seem to last very long. They are the same size as the LR44.
     
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    I have the Wein Cell batteries, but they irritate me because they start losing life the minute you activate them, and even it the camera is off, they still are discharging.
     
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    It's the same with the #675 batteries.
     
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    I wonder if removing the Wein Cells and putting the sticker back on would stop the reaction? Or is it that once its started, it can't be stopped, and they react until they exhaust the fuel?
     
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    Either live with the cost and bother of zinc-airs or get an incident meter. Not much choice for merc cell-powered oldies.
     
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    Removing the battery is OK but putting the tab back on won't extend the life of the battery.

    I suggest only using a zinc air battery to test it against an alkaline cell so you can use the alkaline cell along with appropriate meter compensation.
     
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    I just joined but saw this and thought I would comment (even though this thread is a few months old). I have the predecessor to this camera and it is a big favourite, definitely my preferred film SLR.
    The glass is excellent in my opinion and everything just works so well. I know many of these had reliability problems but if you find a good one now they are great cameras.
    Hope you are getting good use out of your Sensorex II, have you got images out there to see?
     
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