Jump to content
Ryan Fleet

Canon Scoopic 16 where to measure for focus?

Recommended Posts

Does anyone know how I would measure for focus using an original Model Canon Scoopic 16?

 

I don't see a "phi" mark on the camera body and I don't see a green ring around the lens barrel to signify TV/Broadcast lens.

 

Do I just guess the film plane and go from there or would I measure from the front of the lens?

 

 

Thanks,

 

-Ryan

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The manual should indicate the film position mark, just behind the model name plate on the door.

 

At any rate it's easy enough to estimate where the film plane is, just by opening the door and seeing where the gate is. Most of the time you'd be focussing by eye anyway.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Page 4 of the manual, no. 38 on the list, seems to show a small diamond on the nameplate.
Edited by Mark Dunn

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My apologies Mark I completely miss read your response. Not page 38 but page 4. Here is page 4 for the original canon scoopic 16 manual.

post-61078-0-81399600-1528294102_thumb.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have seen two versions of the gray Scoopic, one is very old and it doesn't have a focusing mark, but the newer version has it on the film compartment door. The trigger of the old version cannot be locked and it has only 3 screws on the tripod plate screw vs four on the other model. Both of them are gray Scoopics, but there are difference between them.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.



  • Gamma Ray Digital Inc



    Abel Cine



    Paralinx LLC



    Broadcast Solutions Inc



    CineLab



    Rig Wheels Passport



    Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS



    Serious Gear



    Metropolis Post



    Wooden Camera



    Ritter Battery



    Glidecam



    Tai Audio



    Visual Products



    New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment


×
×
  • Create New...