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#1 Freya Black

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 12:50 PM

Return of the cat (it is) Return of the cat (come on) Return of the cat, you know that I'll be back:

 

http://www.redsharknews.com/business/item/817-aaton-bounces-back 


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#2 Chris Millar

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 07:25 PM

I've ever used their gear and I know many people don't care, or even take the time to ridicule someone who gives a damn and regardless of the legendary user comfort of it I do love just the aesthetics of Aaton equipment.

 

Not plastic (sony), not hummer-esque (red).

 

The Cantar, like a modern Nagra SNST - lovely things.

 

Other cameras of note: - Bolex, some Arri and Russian. Too many stills cam to mention

 

But other modern stuff...

 

pfff


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#3 George Ebersole

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 12:55 PM

Return of the cat (it is) Return of the cat (come on) Return of the cat, you know that I'll be back:

 

http://www.redsharknews.com/business/item/817-aaton-bounces-back …

Weren't they going to market something like a 6k or 8k camera back in 2009?


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#4 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 01:26 PM

I believe those were some of the original specs for the Penelope digital.


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#5 George Ebersole

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 01:30 PM

I believe those were some of the original specs for the Penelope digital.

That was it.  Does anybody outside of France shoot with it?

 

http://www.aaton.com.../film/penelope/


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#6 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 01:34 PM

Well I know the films ones are here in the US. The Fighter, I believe was 2-perf off of them. As for the digital version, Abel Cine in NY may have gotten one-- I'm not sure. It was previously discussed on the forums, I think. It had a very interesting shutter system.


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#7 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 01:39 PM

There's a link in the Aaton section, but here's a short film shot on the camera.

 

http://vimeopro.com/.../video/67811891

 

I believe there are only a few cameras around.


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#8 George Ebersole

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 03:09 PM

wow.


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