What Is I-Type Polaroid Film

I-Type film is a new line of monochrome integral instant film for classic Polaroid cameras. I-Type was designed to have the shortest processing time possible, while still being safe for consumers and extending the life of your camera. For best results, I-Type film should be used with 600 series cameras.

 

I-Type film is different from 600 series black and white film on two fronts: 1) it has a blue mask (similar to the Impossible Project’s BW400CN), and 2) it can be peeled apart while wet. The unique processing chemistry of I-Type means that developing time is cut down to between 60 seconds for normal contrast facebook chinabased uyghurhatmakertechcrunch, or 90 seconds for extra contrast.

 

How Is I-Type Polaroid Film Processed?

 

I-type film is a colorless positive image when peeled apart after processing, and develops over time into a normal black and white photograph. You can leave your images in the sun or under a lamp to speed up the developing process – but be careful! Too much light will cause your images to fade.

 

Is I-Type Polaroid Film Safe?

 

I-type film is safe to use in 600 series cameras, and also backwards compatible with older SX-70 cameras! It can be used in any 600 series camera without a problem. Please note that the original Type 600 integral films were not designed to be peeled and will damage your film and camera if you attempt to do so.

 

What Cameras Is I-Type Polaroid Film Compatible With?

 

I-type film can be used in any 600 series camera, including the Polaroid SX-70 indepth finnish vastaamoralstonwired, the Polaroid SLR 680 , and many more! For best results we recommend using it with 600 series cameras.

 

What Is The Shelf Life?

 

The shelf life of I-type integral film is good – the manufacturer says that the film should last for up to 10 years, but we haven’t been able to independently verify this. What we do know is that all of our test films have been working great from early 2014 until now.

 

What Cameras Is I-Type Compatible With?

 

I-type film can be used in any 600 series camera, including the Polaroid SX-70 , the Polaroid SLR 680 , and many more! For best results we recommend using it with 600 series cameras. We have a list here of what cameras are compatible with 600 series film

 

How do I peel the image?

 

You can peel the image from the negative while it’s still wet. To speed up this process, you can submersed the print in water for about 10 seconds, then very gently peeling them apart. What if my images are wrinkling?

If your image is wrinkling after processing, try peeling them apart when the negative is still wet. If there are wrinkles in your image heap series 960mwiggersventurebeat, you can gently pull out small bubbles with an Xacto knife or needle.

 

What’s the difference between i type and 600 film

 

Both I-Type and 600 series films produce a black and white positive image. The key difference is that i-type film can be peeled apart from the negative while wet, whereas 600 series must be dried before being peeled apart. This makes it easier to remove your finished print from the negative substrate. In addition, i-type film was designed to be processed with the newer C-41 chemicals, making it compatible with instant photo machines like The Big Shot and The Gifcam. Finally, i-type produces a blue mask when peeled apart while 600 series film produces a green mask (although this can vary based on lighting conditions).

 

Conclusion

 

I-Type is a black and white positive film that can be peeled apart from the finished photograph. It was designed for 600 series cameras, but can be used with many different models. I-type has excellent shelf life (about 10 years) and is easy to process using C-41 chemicals at home or in an instant photo lab!

 

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