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#1 Carl Nenzen Loven

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Posted 15 May 2016 - 02:25 AM

I have been trying to figure this out for myself, but it seems a bit complicated.

Which filters fit for the ACL 1 filter slot? I have been considering adding the standard .3 to .9 NDs to my kit but I can't find the right size.

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#2 rob spence

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Posted 15 May 2016 - 10:11 AM

The ACL has a special metal filter slide which fits into the top of the camera so that the filter is between the lens and the shutter. They take gelatin filters ie the flexible , usually kodak filters, which can be cut to size for the filter slide. Be VERY VERY careful when using the filter slide as it has been known to hit the pendulum mirror and damage it. if it is inserted badly.

You will have to google for a supplier of gelatin filters.


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#3 rob spence

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Posted 15 May 2016 - 10:12 AM

This may help.

 

http://cameramarket....lair_acl_02.pdf


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#4 rob spence

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Posted 15 May 2016 - 10:17 AM

Also this.

 

http://www.knightopt...ensity-filters/


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Posted 15 May 2016 - 10:20 AM

One last thing always put some gaffa tape or camera tape over the top of the filter slide plastic grip to stop light leaking into the camera...whether you have a filter in it or not...it's a notorious light leak problem.


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#6 Mark Dunn

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Posted 15 May 2016 - 10:50 AM

THere seems to be quite a few  Wratten new old stock gel filters on Ebay but it's getting pricey.


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