Re: syncing 2 16mm projectors

From: Dylan Armajani (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 06:30:09 PDT

Except that digitally you wouldn't have to do it off of 2 dvd players. All
you'd have to do is drive it from a laptop, and split the signal to 2
projectors. And if the 2 tracks are different, there is still software that
does this cheap and easily.

On 9/24/07 6:11 PM, "Pablo de Ocampo" <email suppressed> wrote:

> Running two 16mm loops the same length bye eyeballing it isn't going to give
> you any better sync than running two dvd's by eyebaling it. You still have
> two motors that are not exactly going to be running at the exact same speed.
> Front and back projection. Look around for museums or galleries that have
> shown Michael Snow's Two Sides to Every Story as that uses the same setup.
> The University of Toronto Hart House showed it this spring/summer. I think
> the National Gallery of Canada owns the piece. Try to contact an
> install/tech person or a curator at one of those institutions or another
> place that has shown that piece?
> Is there sound too? If there is not sound you might be able to find a way to
> print a SMPTE code onto the optical track, and use that to act as a master
> signal to run a slave projector... But how to get that other projector to
> sync to that SMPTE code....?
> But yes as Jeff says, it's gonna cost something.
> Pablo
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