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#1 Kieron Lomax

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Posted 15 November 2015 - 08:33 AM

Hello,

 

I am new to this forum and this is my first post. I will be reading amongst the other posts to understand better the format and its possibilities, but for beginning I am wondering if a Super8 Camera exists that has a video out, for instantaneous screening of the observed?

 

I would also like such a camera to posses auto and manual focus modes and film speed adjustment. The Bolex 5120 has a 'Mon.' input jack, is this for the output of a video signal to a monitor?

 

Kieron.


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#2 Nicholas Kovats

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Posted 15 November 2015 - 10:08 AM

That is a audio monitoring connector on your Bolex. No video out on any stock Super 8 cam prior to the last year of manufacture in 1982. New Danish Logmar Super 8 camera has SD video ouput built in and hinged LCD screen. Pin registeted. http://www.logmar.dk

After market video retro fits avaible for Nizo and Beaulieu Super 8 cameras by Jean-Louis Seguin. Please do your research on Super 8 fundamentals.
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Posted 15 November 2015 - 11:28 AM

Very few Super-8 cameras ever had autofocus and they were awkward to focus manually. The technology simply hadn't developed. IIRC it used ultrasound and wasn't very effective, a far cry from today's blink of an eye.

However if you're determined here's one.

http://www.ebay.co.u...XAAAOSw5VFWQ2HY


Edited by Mark Dunn, 15 November 2015 - 11:30 AM.

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