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#1 Jimmy Ren

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 04:24 PM

Hey guys! I'm a little confused by the term Super 16mm. I know the difference between Super 16 and Standard 16mm cameras. But is there a difference in the film too? For example, is there Super 16mm film and Standard 16mm film? Does Super 16mm film cost more to purchase, develop, and telecine? Thanks! :)
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#2 Tim Carroll

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 05:02 PM

Hey guys! I'm a little confused by the term Super 16mm. I know the difference between Super 16 and Standard 16mm cameras. But is there a difference in the film too? For example, is there Super 16mm film and Standard 16mm film? Does Super 16mm film cost more to purchase, develop, and telecine? Thanks! :)


There is no such thing as Super 16 film, there is single perf and double perf film. You can use single perf film in a regular 16 camera(that has only one set of sprocket teeth) and in all Super 16 cameras. You can use double perf in all regular 16 cameras (whether they have one set or two sets of sprocket teeth) but not on Super 16 cameras because the Super 16 image falls where the second row of perfs lie.

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 05:24 PM

There is no such thing as Super 16 film, there is single perf and double perf film. You can use single perf film in a regular 16 camera(that has only one set of sprocket teeth) and in all Super 16 cameras. You can use double perf in all regular 16 cameras (whether they have one set or two sets of sprocket teeth) but not on Super 16 cameras because the Super 16 image falls where the second row of perfs lie.

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thanks! cleared things right up. is the telecine process and costs any different between single perf shot standard and single perf shot super 16? or once again, is it exactly the same price? thanks!
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#4 Tim Carroll

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 05:30 PM

thanks! cleared things right up. is the telecine process and costs any different between single perf shot standard and single perf shot super 16? or once again, is it exactly the same price? thanks!


Should be the same price.

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#5 John Pytlak RIP

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 11:28 AM

Lots of good info on the Kodak site:

http://www.kodak.com/go/16mm

http://www.kodak.com...per16_intro.pdf

http://www.kodak.com...m...1.4.9&lc=en

http://www.kodak.com...y....3.10&lc=en
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Posted 07 August 2006 - 11:55 AM

Just the questions on my lips, thanks. :D :D :D :D :D
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