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The nec plus ultra of professional Polaroid cameras is undoubtedly the 600SE. It is based on a well-known and popular photographer's model, the Mamiya Universal/Press.

The Mamiya Press was - as the name suggests - a
very popular press photographer's camera for the 6x7 and 6x9 format, with a large, coupled and reliable view/rangefinder. There were lenses from a 50mm super wide-angle (equivalent to 25mm with 24x36mm film) to the large and heavy 250mm telephoto lens (123mm equivalent). Since the Press camera had built-in bellows for compensation of converging lines, there wee also a ground glass and sheet film magazines available. The Universal was a Press model without the bellows and with a different, larger fixation for the backs, including a Polaroid Back. Because of the larger size the Polaroid films new lenses were necessary. The 100mm standard was replaced by the 127mm, both lenses have an excellent reputation. The 65mm wide-angle got a 75mm sister. The 150mm was usable without changes for the larger format. FYI: the 50mm and the 65mm lenses show some vignetting in Pola format, as the 100mm 1: 2.8, whereas the 100mm 1: 3.5 can be o.k. (I own 3 of them), but there are also reports of a slight vignetting. All lenses are fully synchronized up to 1/500 sec.

The Polaroid 600SE was subsidized by the Polaroid company, as already some other model before. They hoped for ample film sales to professionals. In the early 80s the 600SE and it's accessories were about half the Mamiya prices
in Germany. In order not to ruin the Mamiya-market and not to subsidize non-Polaroid photographers, the two systems were made ​​incompatible. Neither the lens fixation nor the back connection fit to one another. And no, a simple exchange of the "claws" for the backs does not work (see Do-It-Yourself pages). Not even the handle is the same, the one of the 600SE it is firmly attached. After all, later there was an adapter for the Mamiya roll film backs, not subsidized of course, extra-expensive and very rare.

There was also a model 600 (a very unfortunate name, as there are the 600 series cameras for integral film) with fixed-mounted 127mm lens. This was significantly cheaper.

Here's the Polaroid 600SE system:

The complete system, body, Pola-back, the 3 lenses with the viewfinder for the 75mm, the rare adapter and a Mamiya roll film back. On the picture not visible is the viewfinder mask for the roll film.

Body, front.

Body, back side.

Back for Polaroid 100 pack film.

Pola back with dark-slide and the "Pola claws", with a slit.

127mm standard lens.

127mm, back side.

Complete system with standard lens.

Back view.

Right side.

Seen from above.

Left side with grip/trigger.

Down side.

The 75mm and its viewfinder. Focussing is done with the normal coupled rangefinder, the viewfinder is used to determine the exact framing.

75mm and viewer, back side.

The system with the 75mm and it's finder.

The 150mm lens.

The adapter for using a Mamiya roll film back, a Mamiya roll film back in 6x9 format, famous for the fact that it holds the film absolutely flat, and the adapter for cropping the 6x7 and 6x9 format in the viewfinder window.

Whether one buys the Polaroid system or the Mamiya system is most likely a question of price. The Mamiya system is more versatile. Some lenses are very expensive. If you want to work with roll film, the Mamiya system
is preferable, unless you get the adapter at a low price. It can easily reach the price of a whole camera. In any case, the purchase of a complete system is often cheaper.