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#1 Sanji Robinson

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Posted 13 March 2016 - 01:41 AM

Hi,

 

I have a problem with the Arri cam.

 

The camera is stuck on "wind" when I load a mag. Sometimes it doesn't, but the mag jams after running the film for a few seconds. I hear a scratching sound in the mag.

 

When I load the film, I make sure to roll the take-in core several times to make sure its tight. Then I close the mag and pull out some film from the feed side to make a bigger loop.

 

When the camera jams, I open the mag in the changing bag and the film in the take-in side is either loose or "spaghetti". 

 

What is going on?

 

HELP!


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#2 Dom Jaeger

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Posted 13 March 2016 - 02:22 AM

How familiar are you with loading Arricam mags?

Have you read the manual to make sure you're loading correctly?

Check out
http://www.arrirenta..._quickguide.pdf
for an overview of the loading procedure, particularly the "3 clicks" bit.
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#3 Tyler Purcell

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Posted 13 March 2016 - 02:14 PM

Yea, if the core isn't tight on the spindle, it will just spin and spin and spin, the film will eventually turn into spaghetti. I like that idea. :)
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