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Bolex H16 EBM Electric S16mm Prism Light Loss

Anthony J DeRose

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Does the Bolex H16 EBM Electric (converted to super 16) still have a light loss from the prism requiring you to open the lensĀ 1/3 of a stop for compensation. I know the shutter is 170 as compared to older models and wondering if the viewing system changed in this model.

Playing around with it over the weekend, filter package I have is ND2, 4, 8 if I recall open up 1 stop for ND2, 2 stops for ND4, 3 stops for ND8.


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