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#1 Nate Downes

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Posted 23 November 2006 - 01:23 AM

I've been trying to figure out how to work within a budget I've been given on a project and ran into an issue. I can't find weight numbers for some of the cameras I've been looking at, so I can price out supports for them. Does anyone know the unloaded weights of:

Mitchell S35R
Arri BL2
Kinor 35H
Moviecam

?

Any help would be appreciated.
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#2 Allen Achterberg

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Posted 23 November 2006 - 03:02 AM

I've been trying to figure out how to work within a budget I've been given on a project and ran into an issue. I can't find weight numbers for some of the cameras I've been looking at, so I can price out supports for them. Does anyone know the unloaded weights of:

Mitchell S35R
Arri BL2
Kinor 35H
Moviecam

?

Any help would be appreciated.



My BL2 weights about 30lbs with an empty mag, and the prime lens blimp/no lens.

All the Best!
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#3 Delorme Jean-Marie

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Posted 23 November 2006 - 04:28 AM

arri bl2
moviecam compact and superamerica
more or less 40 lbs depend on the accessories, mateboxe...
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#4 Jon Kukla

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Posted 26 November 2006 - 12:39 PM

You should be able to find these all in the American Cinematographers Manual. I'd tell you now if mine weren't sitting in a bag on a camera truck. (Hint: try searching within the text on Amazon.)
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#5 Hal Smith

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Posted 26 November 2006 - 03:12 PM

I can't find weight numbers for some of the cameras I've been looking at, so I can price out supports for them. Does anyone know the unloaded weights of:

Mitchell S35R
Arri BL2
Kinor 35H
Moviecam

Any help would be appreciated.

From my 1981 Edition of Verne and Sylvia Carlson's "Professional Cameraman's Handbook".

Mitchell S35R

39# (400' load)
43# (1000' load)

Blimp
93# (less camera)

Arri 35BL2

25# (400' load)
28# (1000' load)

From my 1980 ASC Manual

Moviecam

27# (500' load and 50mm lens)

PM Olex Kalynychenko (a forum member) for the Kinor data - he'll know.

An afterthought: The Carlson's book is a treasure trove of information for older cameras. For instance: The 1980 ASC Manual has 3 pages of info on my Arri 2, The Carlson's book has 19 pages including accessories, 11-1/2 on the camera itself!
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#6 Olex Kalynychenko

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Posted 26 November 2006 - 03:27 PM

I've been trying to figure out how to work within a budget I've been given on a project and ran into an issue. I can't find weight numbers for some of the cameras I've been looking at, so I can price out supports for them. Does anyone know the unloaded weights of:

Mitchell S35R
Arri BL2
Kinor 35H
Moviecam

?

Any help would be appreciated.


From orignal user manual of Kinor-35 H ( 9 KSN ) camera ( user manual # MKBI.202124.003TO )
The size of camera with 75 mm prime lens, with 150 m film magazine, 555 x 300 x 370 mm
The weight of camera with 150 m film magaizine, with 150 m roll of film, prime lens of 75 mm, short viewfinder for "normal " film gate....... not more 13 kg.

AC power supply, size 310x190x132mm, weight 7.0 kg
300 m film magazine without film, weight near 7 kg.
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