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Andries Molenaar

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  1. Very dynamic with a most recent post from 2020. The super8.nl 20th anniversary 🙂
  2. It seems a/the super-8 group on facebook has a large membership. Andreas posted there a number of times. So he must have an account. It is not his group.
  3. They are a manufacturer and this a new product. It is not an old recut stock from elsewhere. Having a lower ISO like 100 or 200 should really be an enrichment of their portfolio. And our EU film industry.
  4. Don't open it. It is just too much intrusion. Just give it a power-supply through the DIN plug at the rear where the grip connects.
  5. Well, that looks beautiful. Well done, a lot of detailed labor which pays off!
  6. Likely it has a trimmer to set the speed properly. The question is if the 24 fps is in reach of the trimmer. Otherwise things get more difficult. When opening this camera isn't enough difficulty 🙂 . Other cameras have been modified from 18 to 24 fps simply by adjusting the speed-regulator. No need to swap the motor or to soup up the power of the batteries 🙂
  7. This happens rather often with these Silvery Nizo. Some components detoriate in the trigger/run circuit, likely a electrolyte capacitor. A trick is to set to single frame and have on a intervalometer (or manual) and have it triggered for several hunderd frames. Somehow this will revive the component.
  8. I am using my cartridges from stock. Mostly. How real are these troubles with today Kodak cartridges? Haven't they found the problem yet and resolved it? The cause of super-8 jitter is either the cartridge is feeding to difficult or the pick-up drive of the camera has its friction too tight. Or are there other causes?
  9. I rented out an Nikon R10 for that once. Incredible footage from that machine when using proper film and skilled people in a studio. No need to find another camera.
  10. If the Beaulieu cost like 200 film equivalents. The new camera could be considered cheap as it costs 100 film equivalent. Or possibly film is just as affordable.
  11. Here and there they may be a professional filmer with plenty budget but this is going nowhere. Likely they are not going to sell more than from the earlier Logmar which only sold out the beta-serie and only after a long time. BTW NATO is into setting standards for grip equipment?
  12. Never experienced that. The only thing is to use the Foma bleach as single shot. I tested it using a second time immediately after 1st use but it bleached incomplete/poorly. Very artistic but not good.
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