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Konvas Super 35MM and 3 Perf???


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#1 Rob McCray

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 05:03 PM

Is it possible to convert a 2M to 3-perf Super 35mm?


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Posted 28 November 2013 - 06:29 PM

My understanding is that while it is possible, it is VERY expensive to convert the Konvas to 2 perf or 3 perf. 

The kinor 35mm cameras on the other hand are a very good candidate for conversion, and also have the advantage of being self blimped too, so ready for sound shooting. They are also able to use the OCT-19 lenses from the Konvas so it's better and cheaper to get hold of a kinor body and have that converted instead.

 

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#3 Gregg MacPherson

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 08:03 PM

It would be a good idea to talk to the few people who do conversions and ask what different cameras cost.  The only people I know off hand are Aranda Group in Australia  (Bruce). 


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#4 Rob McCray

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Posted 02 December 2013 - 08:16 PM

Sorry for my late reply and thanks for taking the time to respond. Yes, according to Aranda the Konvas CANNOT be converted to 3 perf.  :(


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#5 victor huey

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Posted 23 January 2015 - 06:12 AM

Konva can be converted to two perf, but it is very expensive. I own one and it is extremely rare.

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