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Posted 12 August 2013 - 09:34 PM

Hi everyone,  I am looking for a Mekel Super 8 vic sp-1 camera.  it is the mekel super 8 camera that has the viewfinder. 

 

heres a link to the exact camera I am looking for.

 

http://www.super8dat...vic/vic_sp1.htm

 

If anyone has or knows of someone that has one of these please let me know.

Thank you,

Erik Ippel

ippelfilms@gmail.com


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Posted 14 August 2013 - 03:38 PM

The camera shown in the link you've provided is mine.  It isn't for sale, but you could contact Visual Instrumentation Corporation - http://visinst.com/ - to see if they might have any leads on SP-1R cameras for sale (the SP-1 had no reflex viewfinder).  Only 110 of these cameras were ever made.


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Posted 15 August 2013 - 05:06 AM

Aloha Glenn,

I Just followed the link & it shows the mekel vic sp-1 Camera that Clearly shows the viewfinder, & if you read the 6th line down it says ' viewfinder: single-lens reflex with adjustable eyepiece".  I know they made 2 versions of this camera, one with a viewfinder & one without.   I have a few of the non viewfinder ones & am looking for one that has the viewfinder.  If anyone knows of one please let me know.

 

I will get in touch with VI, & see if they have any leads..  Glen can you post a picture of your camera?

mahalo,

Erik


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Posted 15 August 2013 - 08:42 AM

I've sent a message (with an image of my SP-1R outfit) to your e-mail address.


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Posted 15 August 2013 - 07:07 PM

Aloha Everyone,

Thanks to those who have joined in the topic.  So here's a couple photos of the Mekel Super 8 Cameras I have.  I have a few of these & could possibly be willing to trade one of these non reflexed ones for a reflexed model.  Again if anyone knows anyone who has one of these Mekel Super 8 with the Reflex viewfinder  please let me know!!MEKEL1.JPG


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Posted 16 August 2013 - 02:58 PM

Erik,

 

Glenn forwarded me your email and your incredible working collection of high speed motion picture cameras. I would like to initiate a conversation with you regarding your systems and also mine. I can be reached at nkovats@gmail.com.

 

Photo-Sonics and Mekel rock!

 

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