Re: a projector question

From: Ed Inman (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Sep 25 2008 - 14:28:47 PDT

First, I wouldn't pay a large sum for it unserviced and untested. These projectors are a dime a dozen on ebay--but the flip side of that coin is you might have to buy a dozen to get a really good one. Some beat up old projectors will run as good as new and some new-looking projectors will run terrible.

So, on the most simple level I would say the proof is in the projection. Run some film. Observe: 1. Is the picture perfectly steady and well focused with even light illumination?; 2. Does the mechanism start up without hesitation and run smoothly without excessive noise?; 3. Is the sound sharp and clear? etc.

just my .02...


On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 1:42 PM, Masha Godovannaya <email suppressed> wrote:
Hi Frameworkers,

Have a question:
I'm planning to buy a 16mm projector - Bell&Howell, 1693 made
in 1980 but ...

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