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Polaroid Polasonic Autofocus 5000
France Version française
Photos by Sylvain Halgand text by Sylvain Halgand. From the collection of Sylvain Halgand. Last update 2020-03-31 par Eric Borel.

Manufactured or assembled in Japan from (Before) 1980 to (After) 1981.
Index of rarity in France: Very usual (among non-specialized garage sales)
Inventory number: 167

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Chronology of cameras Polaroid 

Traduction de Sylvain Halgand

The 5000 was first “general public” Polaroid adopted the new process of focusing ordered by a sonar. The process had initially been launched on the SX-70 Sonar which was a collapsible reflex camera; but this camera was worth nearly 1500 francs. Polaroid thus launched this 5000 by primarily basing its advertizing countryside on its price: less than 600 francs.
The camera could be bought alone or in Combi-pack which gathered the camera and a dedicated flash: Polatronic 5.

Polaroid Polasonic Autofocus 5000



Polaroid Polasonic Autofocus 5000