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Paillard Bolex B8SL 8mm Movie Cine Film Camera w/ YVAR 36mm / 13mm Lens S8-2858
Tested and fully working, this is in lovely condition! Comes with:
– YVAR 13mm f/1.9 Lens & Cap
– YVAR 36mm f/2.8 Lens & Cap
– Grip and strap
Tested and fully working, in great working condition
Lens – clean, free of mould, dust, haze or damage
Focus – smooth, works well
Motor – runs well at all film speeds
Exposure – working well
Body – in good condition, some light scratching
Other features – all tested and working well.
Additional accessories included: None
We fully inspect all our cameras to ensure they’re fully working and offer a 60 day warranty giving you plenty of time to have a play with your purchase and make sure you’re totally satisfied.
OVERALL DIMENSIONS: 5″ x 3 1/2″ x 2″
WEIGHT: Approximately 28 oz.
OUTER CASE: Highly polished duraluminium body, covered in genuine Morocco leather. Metal parts are chrome-plated.
FILM CAPACITY: 25ft daylight loading spools of double run 8mm film. When a roll runs through the camera, only half the width of film is exposed. The spool is then reversed and run through again, exposing the other half. When processed, film is split and spliced together giving 50′ for projection. Projection time at 16 fps for 25′ roll is 4 minutes.
THREADING: manual, with no loop forming; with the pressure pad opened the film is simply placed over a guide roller, threaded behind the gate, over the bottom guide roller and onto the takeup spool.
MOTOR: Constant speed, spring motor mechanism; governor controlled. Generous winding key, attached to the camera, folds back against its side when not in use. Spring cannot be over-wound.
TURRET: Accommodates two standard D mount lenses.
VIEWFINDER: optical type; adjustable dial shows the scene as viewed by focal lengths of 12.5mm, 25mm and 36mm. Accessory prism attachments allow for filming with 5.5mm lenses, and for parallax correction while filming at close distances.
VARIABLE SPEED: 12, 16, 18, 24, 32, 48 and 64 frames per second.
RELEASE BUTTON: continuous exposures can be made by a sliding release lever or cable release. The lever can be locked to prevent accidental exposures, or set for continuous hands-free filming.
VARIABLE SHUTTER: Adjustable dial changes the shutter opening from 0-165 degrees to allow for shortened exposure times and fades. Shutter gives an exposure time of 1/35th second at 16fps when fully open (165 degrees).
FOOTAGE COUNTER: Precise reading of exposed film footage. Audible end-of-film signal. Resets to zero upon reloading.
SINGLE FRAME: A cable release socket allows the user to expose single frames for filming animation, titles, etc.
EXPOSURE METER: A photoelectric cell measures light through the lens. Two needle indicators in the viewfinder are then aligned by adjusting the diaphragm on your lens, resulting in proper exposure.
TRIPOD SOCKET: 1/4″ thread
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