Re: why we shoot film (projectors)

From: 40 Frames (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Mar 05 2006 - 18:18:12 PST

Pip wrote:

> [...] Within a week I purchased 4 Bell & Howells, a Bauer and two Eikis.
> All were under $175 and in fine working order. Found two xenons too.
> Friends in London tell me they readily find Elfs for 50-100 pounds.

I've wondered what a film projected on a Bauer P8 (with the 400W globe)
would look like in our small space? I've heard the P8 and the earlier P6
are nice projectors...a friend in CT swears by them and has a stockpile of
parts to keep his machines running.

Sometimes I think the projector options in Europe are a little more
interesting. The UK version of the manual loading (500 and 1500 series)
Bell & Howell projector has an inching knob...those stateside do not. Then
there's the few companies still manufacturing 16mm portable xenons.


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