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#1 JB Earl

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Posted 07 November 2014 - 11:59 AM

I have an original matte box for my Arriflex 16SB.  I'm wondering what others use in terms of filters for theirs.  I can't seam to locate the 60mm x 75mm filters it was designed for.  2x2 for use with filter frames are also very rare.  58mm filters screw in it, they're cheap and available but would definitely need some black wrap.  Advice? thanks!


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#2 Bill DiPietra

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Posted 07 November 2014 - 01:28 PM

I have an Arriflex 16 S/B and I only use 2x2 glass filters.  Have you tried obtaining 2x2 filter trays from someplace like Visual Products?


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Posted 07 November 2014 - 02:27 PM

I think I can get the trays.  I can't find any used 2x2 filters, and new ones are hard to justify as this is not my work camera (it's just for personal use).  


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#4 Gregg MacPherson

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Posted 07 November 2014 - 02:54 PM

I think I can get the trays.  I can't find any used 2x2 filters, and new ones are hard to justify as this is not my work camera (it's just for personal use).  

 

I have some used 2x2 Tiffen 85 and 85NDs.  May have other 2x2's also.  If you are keen I'll see if there's a full set.  Think I have some 3x3 also.  Can you take 3x3?

 

You may get lucky and eventually find someone with a lot of various 2x2s.  Otherwise you will need to rig another mattebox to take advantage of all the used 4x4's that are around.


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Posted 07 November 2014 - 03:22 PM

I opened Pandora's box and there is quite a lot of interesting stuff there.  Came with some other stuff I bought ex NZ National film unit,  been in storage ,  most of the plastic pouches have some tape residue on the outside. 

 

I saw some used 2x2 Tiffen 85, 85N3,  85N6,  didn't see a .9 combo yet.

Lots of 3x3 conversion,  some boxed,  new.

 

Found some Arri 75x60,  they have a little plastic finger grip in one edge.  Used,  boxed,  labeled as...

- Orange

- Orange

- Yellow

- Polarising F (like a holder with a 54mm round in the center,  filter looks delaminated)

-25% ND (like a holder with a 54mm round in the center,  filter good)


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Posted 07 November 2014 - 11:27 PM

I think I can get the trays.  I can't find any used 2x2 filters, and new ones are hard to justify as this is not my work camera (it's just for personal use).  

 

I picked up a nice 2x2 85B on ebay.  I would start doing some searches there. 

 

I've purchased all of my other Tiffen filters new (about 10 or 12.)  If you're going to be using them, they're worth the investment.


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Posted 09 November 2014 - 07:17 PM

 

I picked up a nice 2x2 85B on ebay.  I would start doing some searches there. 

 

I've purchased all of my other Tiffen filters new (about 10 or 12.)  If you're going to be using them, they're worth the investment.

 

 

I can put mine on eBay if that helps. (big LOL)


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Posted 12 November 2014 - 10:35 AM

I got 2x2 85 and 85n3 on ebay.  Now the problem is I'm thinking about a zoom, which probably won't work with this matte box.

Gregg, is that nd marked 25% transmission? or ? 


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Posted 12 November 2014 - 04:04 PM

60x75 orange and ND.JPG

It's marked Grau 25%   LW-2.  I measured 2 stops.  Here is a photo of that filter and an orange.

The ND measures 60x79.5mm,  the Orange measures 60x75mm.


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