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Re: Poloroid 600 wont turn on
This is a Polaroid 600, sometimes called the 'land camera' in an older guise, and this is the film and battery. http://www.epinions.com/review/Polaroid_600_Instant_Film_10_Photos_074100239660/content_353231081092 See, the battery in this camera comes in the film package. It is on the bottom of it, when you take out the cartridge when you have taken all 10 pictures (it only holds 10), you will see a paper and silver bag left at the bottom. There's your battery. So if it really is a polaroid 600, when you replace the film, you replace the battery. If the battery quits before you used all 10 prints, there's nothing you can do but replace both of them and waste the rest of the shots. I have worked with photos for years, and never seen a cartridge with more than 10 prints in it, for that camera. Not saying it's not possible, but I think you'll find there's only 10. Good luck!
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Either your camera is broken or those film packs you used have gone bad. I hope it's the later case which can be fixed by using a different film pack. Impossible Project makes new film packs for Polaroid 600 series so better use those than old expired Polaroid film packs.
Original Polaroid manufactured film is long out of production and now very expensive and unlikely to work due to flat batteries and stale chemistry. Chemistry may be fresh if the film has been cold stored, but cold kills batteries even faster so such films can only reliably be used in cameras modified to accept an external 4.5v dc power supply.
You can buy new photo packs from "The Impossible Project". Click on the link to see details and prices. Note that this film is not exactly the same as the original material, and if you wish to keep images permanently you must scan them as they will fade quickly.
You can find Polaroid 95 or 600 on Ebay. It is very expensive. A lot of 600 exposures will run $1500.00 or ther was 40 exposures for $200.00. Needless to say it isnt made anymore. The battery is actually in the film pack. No film, no working camera.
Those cameras run on integral film cassettes which contain the film and the battery. If you have a working cassette in your camera and it does not work then it is likely to be a battery problem. In which case you need a new cassette(long discontinued and are quite expensive). If your cassette is fine, then your camera is broken(less than 5% probability, these cameras don't brake on their own). In which case, there is nothing you can do but get a new one on eBay or Amazon. Like I said, these cameras don't just stop working, they are built to last for centuries(i still use Land cameras from 1950'). Do not throw your camera away, though, As it may still have a chance to be used again. The Impossible Project is attempting to make a new integral film cassette for 600 Model Polaroids which will be fresh and of similar quality to discontinued Polaroid 600 film. Should be any day now.
The battery for the Poloarid is in the film pack.
Each film pack has enough battery power to shoot the film in the pack.
The problem is that if the pack sits around for too long the battery will die making the film pack useless.
Polaroid stopped making instant film about 1 yr. ago. However, you can buy it off of ebay, or google it to find knock-off brands. I just reccoment getting a new digital camera. If you want the prints on the spot, polaroid makes a ZINK printer.