Instax Mini 70 modification

It is a new adaption of my modification of Instax mini camera. It uses a prime lens 75mm F3.5 that I extracted from a Ross London 1620 camera. The excellent optics and 75mm view made it an ideal lens for this camera. This vintage is perfectly fit to the classy outlook of the Instax Mini 70 camera. I particularly like the metallic tone of the camera which resembles our mental image of the faded era.





This legendary lens is a manual lens. It means that you would don’t need to fire the flash light during low light environment. There are a wide range of aperture from F3.5 to F22 available for use and shutter speed from B to 1/300s.

How many times we are worrying about the overexposure of the (white) face with a very dark background? It happens frequently in the native Instax Mini. And how could you get the narrow depth of field? This camera is an answer.

The ejection system is well preserved in this modified Instax camera. It is not a half-modified camera that you may encounter in the market, where the ejection system is ill-constructed. Those system usually features an ejection that you will press until the film ejected out, and manually stop the film ejection by releasing the shutter button. It can result in inaccurate film ejection, eg, half or 1/3 of an unused film has been ejected accidentally. These issues won’t be happened in this camera as it is already in a mature state.

Feel free to leave me a message if you are interested to order one !

Sample pictures

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4 Responses to Instax Mini 70 modification

  1. Cataldo Brugnano says:

    Amazing! Can this be modified to work on an Instax 300 Wide? How much would it cost to build one?


  2. keith aka 1255 says:

    i am interested. what is the cost? thank you


  3. Daniel Weizel says:

    hi, i am highly interested in an instax mini with one of those vintage lenses!
    can you please contact me, thank you! πŸ™‚


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