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#1 studioone

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Posted 03 November 2011 - 05:42 PM

So I had just acquired a Photosonics ActionMaster 500 and found out it has some unique history to it. It was actually owned by George Lucas. This was all verified by a few former employees of his, so I know the information and sources are reliable. I've read that he used this on at least a few big films too. Anyways, I'm not much of a film guy so I'm not quite sure what to do with it now. What would something like this go for? It's a very cool S16mm camera and even comes with a Angenieux 12-120mm lens too which is nice. Any information would be very helpful, thank you

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 04:13 PM

http://www.ebay.com/...#ht_4945wt_1620 It sells on eBay in about 5 hours, figured some of you might be interested.
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Posted 13 December 2011 - 11:46 AM

Hello,

the Actionmaster 500 e is a fantastic camera... It's 16 mm not a super 16.
There is a s16 version but It's only a recent version come after the 1997.
Your look like a 16 mm .
I have one of this cameras. You can shoot slow-motion footage till 500 fps .

This camera use double perforated film stock ( you have to be carefull when you buy the film because now is all mono perforated for the s16)
But you can still find it...

The camera is quite simple to use it .. Only the magazine film load is a bit triky... But if you have the manual you can do it..
If not I can help you ...

I don't see in your picture the battery ... camera run with 30 volt battery...

if you need more info ,

let me know,

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