Polaroid Polavision Land Player

marketed in 1978

polavision phototape cassette

lens: f: 1.8 \ F: 8.74 mm


  • 150 W, 21.5 V, DNF (model for Usa and Canada)

  • 100 W,12 V, EFP (model for Europe)

cartridge capacity: 11.8 m

viewing screen: 12 in (measured diagonally)

projection: forward, reverse

projection speed: slow motion (4, 6, 9 fps) normal (18 fps)

film loading: automatic threading

sound: no

motor: magnetic motor

power source:

  • 120 V AC, 60 Hz, 160 W (model for Usa and Canada)

  • 120-240 V AC, 50 Hz, 290 W (model for Europe)

weight: ?

dimensions: 11" (W) x 11" (H) x 16.5" (L)

construction: brown metal and acrylic body; durable plastic viewing screen

made in Austria by Eumig

  • Polavision phototape cassette requires Polaroid Polavision Player for development and viewing: you could watch your film 90 seconds after shooting. Development process automatically occurs when phototape cassette is inserted into Polaroid Polavision Player the first time. The phototape cassette contanins the developing agent.

  • all polavision phototape cassettes have the following characteristics in common: film width (8 mm), film length (38.5 feet), frame size (4.2 x 5.7 mm), frames per cassette (2800 frames) and  packaged in sealed cassette. Filming time: 2' 30" at 18 fps

  • see the polavision film section, here