Kinor P2 for Sale on ebay, rarest one made!
Posted 15 January 2008 - 06:08 PM
Obviously, it's an Aaton 35 copy. This one has come up for sale before, namely back in late 2005. I wanted to buy it, but couldn't justify spending that much money for a camera that may or may not be B&H film convertible and is quite noisy. There are a few people in Russia who can work on the thing but it could be costly. Here's what I know about these cameras:
1. They're 52db at 24fps.
2. Fixed mirror shutter at 180 degrees.
3. Must have a separate controller to adjust the speeds, i.e. the belt pack in the pictures. If I'm not mistaken the batteries plug into that pack.
4. It uses 200ft and 400ft mags.
5. Orientable viewfinder with extensions.
6. OCT-19 mount.
7. It is rumored that only 13 of these prototypes were ever made.
Anyways, thought I'd just share that with you guys. I myself had a Kinor CX 16mm that Anatoly at Slow Motion Inc converted to Super 16 for me a while back, so I can appreciate these Russian tank cameras!
Posted 16 January 2008 - 03:21 AM
For all of you kinor fans, one of the rarest models of the kinor cameras, the PII or P2, is for sale on ebay:
If anybody will need technical support, service, electronic upgrade of this camera, can ask me.
Posted 16 January 2008 - 11:58 PM
Posted 17 January 2008 - 12:24 AM
I highly agree with your assesment, which is the exact reason I never decided to buy that model. I was only linking this model to show a rare example of a Kinor P2. I just find it fascinating is all. I know some on here are collectors and what not, and I thought I would reference them to one of the "neater" Kinor cameras. You're absolutely right that the Konvas cameras are a better buy, as you can find plenty of parts and modifications can be made relatively easily. Just think of it as a camera museum history lesson.
Posted 17 January 2008 - 12:38 AM
Edited by James Steven Beverly, 17 January 2008 - 12:39 AM.
Posted 17 January 2008 - 02:35 AM
Also this guy has another one:
It's pretty cheap compared to the first one.
I can build of crystal sync speed control unit for body of Kinor-35pII camera.
I think, the reliability of all russian cine cameras and Kinor-35PII high and if you can run of camera, and will service of camera routinely, the camera will work long.
Yes, Konvas more prevailing, well-known, more investigated.
But, Kinor-35PII have more modern technical engineering achievement.
Thta's why, I think, this is camera can draw attention.
Posted 19 February 2008 - 11:15 PM
The viewfinder is massive! Why is that?
I believe it's due to the fact that its one of the very few truly orientable viewfinders on a soviet camera. Or are you referring to the pic with the extender?!
Posted 20 February 2008 - 12:09 AM
I wonder how much of a problem running kodak stock through it would cause. Presumably such a large viewfinder means it would be relatively bright?
Posted 01 October 2008 - 12:40 AM
Edited by James Steven Beverly, 01 October 2008 - 12:44 AM.
Posted 24 January 2011 - 02:41 PM
I haven't checked back here in years, so you bought the Kinor PII?!!!! That's awesome, do you still have it and could you email me some pics? Wow, where have I been, I should check in here more often.
Posted 27 February 2011 - 10:48 PM