6th November 2002, 10:04 PM
Battery for Canonet camera
Just need some advice from some of you. i read that the Canonet camera need to operate on PX625 mercury battery cells. As I have also found out it is extremely difficult today to get mercury battery locally or abroad.
1. Where can I still get the above battery locally or abroad?
2. If not available what battery can I use as a substitute for the mercury batteries? Or is there some place here that can do a modification to the battery compartment to convert to use maybe alkaline battery? Saw in the internet that the battery compartment can be modified to accept alkaline batteries.
7th November 2002, 09:50 AM
7th November 2002, 09:31 PM
If u may not have known, Andy has left the service of Ruby Photos. He's now working at the Minolta customer service centre at Funan Centre.
But will go try it out at Photo guide or Ruby for the battery. Thanks for the tip!
7th November 2002, 10:44 PM
I got some for my Canonet from Sim Lim tower - there is a big battery shop in the basement. He stocks Varta mercury cells. I think the name of the shop is Kim Chew(?)
9th November 2002, 12:57 PM
Just bought a Varta 625 battery from the electronics shop opposite Konota. Paid $8. Expires Jan 2005.
9th November 2002, 03:20 PM
SLT basement. $5 or less.