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#1 Steven Wyatt

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Posted 18 August 2006 - 12:03 PM

Hi,

Simple question, i'm new to super 8mm film making, having just bought a camera. How long is 50ft stock?

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Steven
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#2 Jason Debus

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Posted 18 August 2006 - 12:07 PM

Kodak has a handy film calculator:

http://www.kodak.com...Calculator.html

The running time will depend on if you are running 18 or 24 fps.
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#3 Matthew Buick

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Posted 18 August 2006 - 01:41 PM

18fps: 3min 30secs

24fps: 2min 50secs

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#4 Steven Wyatt

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Posted 18 August 2006 - 05:03 PM

Thank you!
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#5 Matthew W. Phillips

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Posted 19 August 2006 - 07:00 AM

18fps: 3min 30secs

24fps: 2min 50secs

:D


No, actually a 50' spool is 3600 total frames so:

18 fps= 3 minutes 20 secs.

24 fps= 2 minutes 30 secs.
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#6 Scot McPhie

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Posted 19 August 2006 - 05:52 PM

I've written a free calculator that does alot more than the Kodak one - it's on this pageif you want it - it's called Filmulator

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