Help finding 35mm film insert for Minolta 5400
Old 07-06-2012   #1
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Help finding 35mm film insert for Minolta 5400

Hi -

I just purchased a Minolta 5400 on eBay and the seller failed to inform me that the film holders were missing (so lot of good it is doing as a film scanner...)

Does anyone have an extra 35mm film holder or know where I might procure one?

It is model FH-M10. This is the Konica Minolta Elite 5400 (version 1)

I'm happy to pay...
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Old 07-29-2013   #2
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There is a seller on eBay that seems to have access to FH-M10/SH-M10 holders. Do a search...

He's from Russia (yeah, I know!), but I ordered the holders a month ago anyway. I wanted an extra set as I want to make a glass holder, but didn't want to risk ruining my original holders. To be honest, I was expecting this to be a scam, but I actually got the item as described. Shipping took 3 weeks, seller provided the tracking number a day after my payment. I left positive feedback (my eBay username is 'boarchi'). I saw today that he's got another set for sale.

Slide film holder is identical to my original SM-M10 holder, FH-M10 is a bit different. The cross bars between frames are like those on FH-M20 holders (for Minolta 5400 v2). But both holders work OK in my scanner. New negative holder even allows for scanning of a bit larger area of a frame.

I have no connection to the seller and this was the first time I've dealt with him. I'm not responsible if your transaction doesn't go as smoothly as mine...
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Do you still need it? I have a spare.
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Old 12-11-2014   #4
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Hello! I have the same problem? Is there anyone who want to sell FH-M10 film holder?
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Old 12-11-2014   #5
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I'm actually willing to sell my 5400 + film holder for spare parts as lately it hasn't been working very well.
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Does anyone else have a holder they would sell?
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Old 11-01-2016   #7
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Hi All,

Me too looking for a spare FH-M10 film holder. Please PM me if you have one to sell. TIA

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me too as well - third in line!

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Old 11-18-2016   #9
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There is a seller on eBay that seems to have access to FH-M10/SH-M10 holders. Do a search...
I did a search, but I can't find the guy. Do you have a link?
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Old 01-09-2017   #10
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There was someone, I think from Finland selling the 5400 film holder but the cost was something like $150 last time I looked.
I bought my 5400 from an Amazon merchant a few years back for under $300 and I remember that at the time he left out one of the holders, or sent 2 of one and none of the other, anyway at the time they could still be bought online but I think at the moment Ebay is the only solution. Too bad someone can't make replacements for these parts, it's a really fine scanner and takes up so little space.
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