The Bolex H16 movie camera The H16 has been around since with models still being produced today in Switzerland by Bolex International SA, although these new cameras, lenses and accessories are expensive. Most H16 cameras, lenses and accessories that you are likely to come across will be second-hand. The difference in price will be justified by factors such as the age and condition of the camera, the type of lens or lenses fitted or features such as the lens mount and the possibility of using magazines, motors, crystal control etc. You should get what you think you are paying for. However, you may be offered a camera by a dealer or other seller that is either overpriced or unsuitable for your needs.

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Melkis The shut off eliminates battery drain. Interior pages are clean; covers have normal handling and light soiling; there are stress dents on the spine. So where does the Degrees shutter angle come from that Andrew quotes in his book Bolex Bible? A side release allows for locked, hands-free running or single frame exposures.

It is a virtual value to use to compensate light meter readings took off normal light meters; the real physical shutter is still Degrees I talk about this compensation in Step 2 Next. There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Item Location see all. The books and guides are all old and do not assume which was the case at the time that any amateur would have access to an advanced light meter where you could specify the shutter angle exactly as they were probably for high end studio work at the time and very expensive.

The Catalog is 54 pages in English. Guaranteed Delivery see all. You May Also Like. Twin dial counts frames individually and in total; Adds frames in forward motion and subtracts when film is wound backwards. The serial number on this model is inscribed on the flat base of the camera body; it can be used to determine the year in which your camera was manufactured.

For use under submarine conditions it is necessary to switch the 20 second shut off over to continuous a read out remains possible only as long as the camera drive is off. He also agrees with Addendum 2 found by Martin Stent that there was a change to alter the shutter angle prior to Reflex cameras as he says up to the introduction of the reflex cameras the shutter angle was The end of the film is simply placed in a channel leading to the feed sprocket.

Got one to sell? Metal parts are chrome-plated. A distinct click announces the passing of each 10 inches of film through the gate. The 3 degree difference making a small but we think negligible shift in correct exposure. From this point onwards everyone should be in agreement every Camera with a variable shutter has its shutter angle as Degrees. The Price List is a double-sided folder. The Price List is clean.

It appears that if you were a Bolex Rex Original or Rex 1 owner you have been misled by volex official Bolex booklets and advice in books such as those discussed above as anyone would assume that both cameras as being reflex would have a degree shutter but both have a Degree one. ATTN34 V. Automatic manua and loop forming. The camera comes equipped with an Octometer mmanual.

On all the 16mm models, operation of the camera with any of the factory set shutter openings is taken into account automatically adjusting the measuring accordingly, this cannot be accomplished on the 8mm models. Modified Item see all. The magazine was driven by small DC motor attached to the takeup on the outside of the magazine and connected to either the MST motor or a voltage regulator used in conjunction with the Unimotor Manul.

More point and shoot. This mechanism may be disengaged, if desired, by simply moving a lever. The meter also takes into account every variable shutter position as you set it and frees you up to be less burdened by the exposure side of things and work more quickly and more creatively and dare I say it? For Bolex Filter Applied. Many movie-makers find the spring- driven models a blessing under many operating conditions, but up to now they had to do manuall hand held exposure meters now they can have the optimal accuracy of TTL metering even for extreme macro and telephoto work or submarine cinematography.

They were still deciding as to how they were going to go forwards with the new Reflex idea just as how they dropped the DV marking on their Reflex lenses at this point and settled on RX. Related Articles


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