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Charles Pickel

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  1. Selling a nicely maintained set of Zeiss T2.1/PL standard primes for 35mm/S35 format. Set includes: 16mm T2.1/PL modified for close focus, 24mm T2.1/PL Close Focus, 40mm T2.1/PL, 50mm T2.1/PL, 85mm T2.1/PL & 135mm T2.1/PL. Lenses are all MK-II style EXCEPT the 40mm which has no iris drive gear, just a knurled ring (M K-I style). Glass is clean: No scratches beyond micro cleaning marks here & there, no fungus. No major barrel dings. All focus rings secure. Contained in fitted shipping case. Lenses will be service checked prior to delivery for proper lubrication & back-focus collimation. Asking US$ 26,500.00 or best offer. PM me for more photos.
  2. Hi Joel, we have good used units in stock: Arri Bayonet/Std to Aaton (set-screw type) lens mount adapter: $ 185.00 + shipping >>> These also accept old-style Arri standard mount lenses Aaton rear cap: $ 20.00 Nikon F to Aaton adapter: $ 195.00 Arri Bayonet to Aaton (quick-release type, bayonet only): $ 195.00 PM me or email: cp@seriousgear.com
  3. Offering for sale a good clean used Optimo short zoom: 28-76mm T2.6 in PL mount. Nice shape but not a new lens. Some tiny paint separation dots around front element are visible reflected in glass from the front, but do not affect photographic image. Tracks straight, holds focus all clean internally. Tested on projector & collimator. Price includes fitted case as shown. Price: US$ 16,500.00 obo
  4. I think I can help. Also have Oppenheimer handles undergoing rebuild. Email: cp@seriousgear.com
  5. The 40mm Cooke lens has sold. Thanks to everyone who voiced interest.
  6. Offering for sale an amazingly clean Cooke Speed Panchro Series II 40mm lens in original Arri Standard mount. Ready for your re-barrel. Lens is pristine, almost as new, minimal wear on focu tabs and rear of barrel around rear element. Glass is clean with a few tiny coating scuffs barely visible to the naked eye. No scratches. Color is warm but not excessively yellow. Hard to find focal length. Price: $ 2950.00 Next Item is a first gen. Zeiss Arri 9.5mm super `16 T1.3 super speed in original Arri Bayonet mount. Condition is Excellent + with no discernable barrel wear. A few tiny scuffs on coatings. No scratches. Crystal clear images. Included is an Arri B to Aaton adatper (set-screw type), and a rare Arri Aspheron (made by Kern, Swiss) that converts the lens to an astonishingly sharp and low-distortion 5.5mm with no light loss. Lens has accessory 80mm front for Arri system compatibility. Price: $ 2250.00 for the kit PL mount adapter or Quick--release style Aaton adapter available at additional cost.PM me or email: cp@seriousgear.com Thanks for looking
  7. For sale is a clean fiber-optic viewing screen (non-glow) for the XTR-Prod. It offers the best all-around format combination: -Camera aperture (1:1.66) -HDTV (1:1.78) Camera aperture (scanned) and safe transmitted borders. -U.S. Theatrical wide-screen (1:1.85) corners only Price: US$ 995.00 email : cp@seriousgearcom
  8. Offering a nice Optex convterted S16 12-120mm T2.4 zoom lens in Arri B mount. Based on the Zeiss /Arriflex 10-100mm T2 zoom. It is on ebay now: https://www.ebay.com/itm/303977291153 Responders from this forum can take it for US$ 3200.00 if dealing directly with me, which includes ONE adapter: either Aaton or Arri PL. More photos on request. Thanks ! -Charles cp@seriousgear.com
  9. Yes, I am in Seattle, I would be happy to take a look. Will PM you. Thanks !
  10. On early cameras, the mirror shaft gear is retained by a 1.5mm pin. On later caemras it is held by a screw. Only full disassembly will reveal the problem. Mirror could be unstable on other end of shaft which is more difficult to address.
  11. Now undergoing overhaul service in my Seattle shop. Regarding video assist: The camera is offered with Aaton "Option-R" video beam-spllitter optics installed, but no video tap unit. It is therefore ready to receive either a factory Aaton unit (one of which I have in stock) or an aftermarket solution from any number of 3rd parties. USED (serviced) Aaton XTR Plus camera, Super-16, factory PL lens mount, Option-R video optics installed. NO VIDEO ASSIST UNIT INSTALLED. 1.66:1/TV viewing screen. Included in package: 2-400' DX magazines -Aaton wooden hand grip w/extension bracket -Pair, 15mm thread-in support rods -Cine Tech follow focus -Chrosziel 4x4" matte box -Media Logic digital speed control (.001fps increments; 6-40fps) -Custom NP-1 Battery adapter w/aux power output (LEMO-6) 3X NP-1 13.2v batteries (new old stock, good working order) 1x Aaton 16v battery (new Ni-Cad cells 2019) -PAG AR301 autoranging charger/analyzer 12-30vdc -Power cable (4-pin XLR) -Zeiss/Optex 12-120mm T2.4/PL S16 zoom lens in Arri bayonet mount w/Arri PL adatper Package Price: USD$ 12,750.00 OPTIONAL ITEMS: -Aaton VR-42 black & white SD (NTSC) video assist system. Installed: $ 650.00 >>> Not compatible with existing NP-1 adapter, but I can substitute another type -Aaton 200mm viewfinder extension: $400.00 -Rain Cover for XTR : $ 85.00 -Additional 400'DX magazine: US $ 1250.00 -Preston Micro Force zoom control w/Heden servo motor, 15mm swing-arm, Aaton compatible cable. Price: 1750.00 SUPER-16 OPTICS: -Set high speed Illumina S16 primes: 9.5mm, 12mm, 16mm, 25mm, 50mm T1.3/PL. Fitted Case Designed for S16 format. Factory focus/iris gears, 80mm fronts, factory PL mounts. Price: $ 9500.00 -Set high speed Zeiss MK-I S16 primes: 9.5mm, 12mm, 16mm, 25mm T1.3/PL. Fitted Case Upgraded with hard PL mounts (not adapters), 80mm fronts, focus gears, custom lens caps. Price: US$ 8000.00 -Canon 11.5-138mm T2.5/PL zoom lens. Canon 4x4 filter holder/sunshsade. support bracket.Fitted Case Price: $ 3600.00 I am open to limited discount packaging of optics & accessories. Let's discuss.Looking forward to hearing from you and working out a package that meets your needs . More photos available on request. -- Charles Pickel SeriousGear.com Tel (206) 285-4776
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