Monday, August 14, 2017

Anglo camera flash unit

A neat Japanese-made "Anglo" flashbulb unit.  (The name is no accident--the Japanese producers understood their market very well.)  The reflector segments collapse into a more compact form for storage, and also presumably to protect them.

Interesting that it used both a removable battery and a removable capacitor.  That would certainly make replacing the capacitor easier, since those devices did fail after so many uses, as anyone who has experience with old automotive points-type ignitions will appreciate.

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