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Loading Film into Your Contax and Swapping Out Inserts

THE SECRETS TO LOADING FILM AND SWAPPING INSERTS ARE ABOUT TO BE REVEALED.

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1. To open the back, check out its left side. On the left side, there is a little knob with a lip. Flip the lip up and turn clockwise. This pops open the back.

2. To remove the insert, squeeze the two tabs on either side of where it states “For 120/220” (on inserts that take both formats) or “For 220 only” (on inserts dedicated to 220). Pull the insert out while you’re squeezing.

3. If it is a “For 120/220” insert, flip it over and make sure the arrow is pointing to the ...

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