Although the majority of cameras in this section are made by Minox, many
are not. And although 90% of the cameras in this section use the Minox cassette,
some do not -- even though they use Minox film. The film was originally designed
from splitting unperforated 35mm film into four strips. 35mm film is
not really 35mm wide. It is 1 3/8" wide. Splitting this four
ways produces 0.34375" wide film or 8.73mm. This is what the original
Minox used. This was increased years later to around 9.2mm -- barely
noticeable. The film width has never been 9.5mm as commonly seen. In
fact, 9.5mm film will jam Minox-sized cassettes and cameras.
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