Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Ernie Zahn

DeVry Box Camera Shutter Speed?

Recommended Posts

I found an old (perhaps 1930's) DeVry box camera at my parents house. Very simple design: a viewer finder on top, footage counter, c-mount lens thread, with a 100 ft capacity. 

I was thinking of taking it for a spin just for the fun of it. 

I was wondering if anyone has an idea or a best guess on what the shutter is on it? Close to 180? I wanted to get a sense when metering. I know it's a basic camera I just don't want to be so far off with my exposure that I get washed out footage or something too murky. 

Thanks!

 

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.

Sign in to follow this  


  • G-Force Grips



    Ritter Battery



    CineLab



    FJS International



    Broadcast Solutions Inc



    Paralinx LLC



    Metropolis Post



    Just Cinema Gear



    Visual Products



    Abel Cine



    Serious Gear



    Rig Wheels Passport



    Gamma Ray Digital Inc



    Wooden Camera



    Tai Audio



    The Original Slider



    Glidecam



    Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS



    New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment


    Cinematography Books and Gear
×
×
  • Create New...