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Bolex EBM vs. EL : Which is preferred??

Adam Garner

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Looking to buy a bolex ebm or el. Anyone have any thoughts on the better camera? The light meter is what's got me hung up, since I'd prefer to have a more "point and shoot" 16mm, though they are both pretty cumbersom


Would love any input from current owners.


Also, too loud to record sound sync? Are barney's easy to find?





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Without a blimp, neither Bolex is going to be great for sound sync. They are really noisy. I used to have an EBM with a Bolex factory barney, one for the camera and one for the mag. And it still was very noisy. Plan on doing quite a bit of ADR.




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