Jump to content


Photo

Where to get a Cameflex?


  • Please log in to reply
5 replies to this topic

#1 Antonio Bunt

Antonio Bunt
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 134 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 07 September 2014 - 10:15 PM

Is it still possible to get a good shaped Cameflex in the market? I see some kit on ebay popping every now and then but they are seldom seen.
Also, is it possible to convert them to 2-perf?
  • 0

#2 Thibaut de Chemellier

Thibaut de Chemellier
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 108 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Paris

Posted 08 September 2014 - 06:39 AM

Hi Antonio,

I want to sell my 3-perf modified Cameflex with 2  400ft mags and a Tobin Cinema System  motor (modern motor, very reliable 12V  4-50 fps)

Maybe you might be interested even if it's not a 2-perf model.

It comes with  2 Cameflex mount and a Nikon mount that must be reinstalled by a technician.

I may put it on ebay pretty soon, but I may prefer to set the Nikon mount before the sell...


  • 0

#3 Freya Black

Freya Black
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 4166 posts
  • Other
  • Went over the edge... Central Europe

Posted 08 September 2014 - 06:42 AM

The CM3 used to be the easiest to convert to 2perf but I'm not sure there are many if any people doing 2perf conversions right now. :(

 

Freya


  • 0

#4 Jean-Louis Seguin

Jean-Louis Seguin
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 761 posts
  • Other
  • Montreal, Canada

Posted 08 September 2014 - 08:37 AM

Aranda Films had a three-perf modded Cameflex on eBay only a few days ago. It doesn't look like it sold.

the auction number was 141387993600

 
 
 

 

Cheers,

Jean-Louis


  • 0

#5 Antonio Bunt

Antonio Bunt
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 134 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 08 September 2014 - 05:10 PM

The good thing is that The lack of resources in the Third World have made camera technicians to be very creative over here so I guess I won't find trouble converting a camera relatively easy. The main problem Thibaut is that I'm based precily in Mexico City. The shipment may the really expensive.
Thanks a lot for the tips.
  • 0

#6 Davo McConville

Davo McConville
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 24 posts
  • Director
  • London, UK

Posted 02 July 2015 - 01:30 PM

Hi Thibaut, did you sell your Éclair Cameflex yet? 

Thank you!

  • 0


Metropolis Post

CineLab

Glidecam

Wooden Camera

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Aerial Filmworks

Technodolly

Paralinx LLC

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

The Slider

FJS International, LLC

Abel Cine

rebotnix Technologies

Tai Audio

CineTape

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Willys Widgets

Ritter Battery

Visual Products

Rig Wheels Passport

Visual Products

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Metropolis Post

rebotnix Technologies

CineTape

Aerial Filmworks

The Slider

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Wooden Camera

Ritter Battery

CineLab

Tai Audio

Willys Widgets

Technodolly

Paralinx LLC

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Rig Wheels Passport

Abel Cine

FJS International, LLC

Glidecam

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment