First off. Hello! This is my first post in any sort of cinematography forum. A few years ago I was given a Canon 312XL-S Super 8 sound camera. I recently found it packed in a box at my parent's house. I would love to run a few cartridges through it and see what I get. It appears to be in working shape and is very clean. The take-up spindle turns and the sprocket paw/shutter operates smoothly. Under-exposure warning works as well. I know that sound film is NLA and this camera isn't the bees knees for 8mm, but I'm ok with that. I have a decent amount of experience shooting, developing and printing 35mm B&W and I have a small darkroom setup.
Anyway.. my main question..
I want to shoot reversal film so I can project it. I currently have no plans to scan to digital. I bought a few Tri-X packs from Kodak, which I beleive is rated for ASA 200 in daylight, 160 Tungsten. The Canon manual, located here: (http://camera.manual...on/312_xls.html) says the following:
Artificial Light: ASA 40 160 250
Daylight: ASA 25 100 160
Will I be okay shooting this Tri-X outdoors? Should I use the pop-up 2-stop exposure compensator or a ND filter (pg. 23 in manual)? I understand that the ASA selection is done via a notch in the film pack, so I'm not really sure what to expect. I'm used to simply setting it on a still camera and leaving it. Any thoughts?