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#1 Tim Carroll

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 05:37 PM

I try to keep track of what "Arriflex" equipment is selling on eBay and when I checked this afternoon I found this auction and got a laugh:

Arriflex 16s Video Camera

I can guarantee that anyone who shoots with this Video Camera will definitely get an authentic "film look".

It's an old model, one of the first made after the flat door model, looks in pretty good shape, but way overpriced in my opinion.


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#2 Martin Yernazian

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 07:13 PM

.... hey you can make a movie like El Mariachi with this nice video cam

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#3 Nick Mulder

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 07:41 PM

If it had a tap then yes you could call it a video cam with a backup film storage facility ...

But it doesn't - so yeh, silly

Must be an estate sale ?
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#4 AdamBray

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Posted 31 July 2007 - 02:13 AM

It's an old model, one of the first made after the flat door model, looks in pretty good shape, but way overpriced in my opinion.
-Tim


A video camera that has the elusive film look. How can you put a price on that?
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#5 Tim Carroll

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Posted 31 July 2007 - 08:44 AM

A video camera that has the elusive film look. How can you put a price on that?


Good point, how did I miss that. ;)

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#6 Sean M Murphy

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Posted 31 July 2007 - 11:20 PM

Good point, how did I miss that. ;)

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It is a little overpriced... the three mags help but the thing that throws me is it's a straight up auction. If you bid on it and someone wants to bidbattle it could get pricey quick. Not that there are too many Ebay junkies looking to throw down on an arri but the threat yet looms.
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#7 Patrick Cooper

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 05:30 AM

This misidentifying cine equipment as video cameras on ebay is very common with super 8 cameras but this is one of the few times that I have seen the mistake applied to 16mm cameras. I will never forget one guy who was selling a Canon super 8 camera on ebay. He described it as a 'Canon super 8 video camera' if that makes any sense. He then went on to say that the camera accepts 'super 8 video cartridges.' ????
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#8 Michael Nash

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Posted 02 August 2007 - 06:02 PM

C'mon, everyone knows that you "film" movies with a video camera. And 16mm video must be twice as good as that old 8mm tape, right?

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#9 Charles MacDonald

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Posted 02 August 2007 - 08:45 PM

Speaking of things that are on ebay that make you laugh or perhaps say "tilt" Did you know there are some "kodak Filmo Cameras"?

http://cgi.ebay.ca/w...=ADME:B:SS:CA:1

Item number: 180145494021 if the URL breaks.
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