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Holga Unveils a Hand-Cranked Instax Printer That Doesn't Need a Battery

Posted On: Oct 10, 2018   |   Posted By: Peta Pixel

Holga Unveils a Hand-Cranked Instax Printer That Doesn't Need a Battery

The legendary toy camera brand Holga has announced a new product called the Holga Printer. It's an Instax printer that's 100% mechanical - there's no electronics or battery inside the device.
Holga launched the Holga Digital back in 2015, turning a plastic, mechanical toy camera into a digital device. With the Holga Printer, it's going the other direction, taking a normally digital device and turning it into a plastic, mechanical one.
The Holga Printer is reminiscent of the Impossible Instant Lab of 2012 - both printers turn smartphone photos into instant photos without fancy electronics. But the Instant Lab has electronic components and a battery while the Holga Printer eschews both.
The Impossible Instant Lab.
“We designed the printer as the Holga 120 of 2018,” Holga writes. “All the while utilizing the most common electronic device today - smartphone. Together with our exclusive app, users can now produce Holga-styled photos and have them...

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