Jump to content


Photo

Revere16 Sound Projector Exciter Lamp Issue


  • Please log in to reply
5 replies to this topic

#1 David Cunningham

David Cunningham
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1054 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 07 November 2016 - 10:11 AM

HI All,

 

Anyone know any tips or tricks for this projector's exciter lamp?  Despite a fresh known-good exciter lamp, no light from said lamp.  I'm 99.9% sure I'm operating this machine correctly.  So, I'm looking for anyone who might know any known issues with these units before I go tearing mine apart.

 

Thanks!

 

Dave


  • 0

#2 Tyler Purcell

Tyler Purcell
  • Sustaining Members
  • 4135 posts
  • Other
  • Los Angeles

Posted 07 November 2016 - 02:52 PM

Have you measured the socket with a multimeter? On some projectors, the exciter lamp is turned on when the volume knob is turned up. Bell and Howell is infamous for that issue.
  • 0

#3 David Cunningham

David Cunningham
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1054 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 13 November 2016 - 08:35 AM

Yeah. Sadly no apparent voltage even when the volume is turned up. :(
  • 0

#4 Tyler Purcell

Tyler Purcell
  • Sustaining Members
  • 4135 posts
  • Other
  • Los Angeles

Posted 16 November 2016 - 01:49 PM

Is it solid state or does it have tubes? I have an old B&H projector that's tubes and I had to jiggle them to get the lamp to come on, it took a while as well.
  • 0

#5 David Cunningham

David Cunningham
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1054 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 16 November 2016 - 08:43 PM

I'm assuming it must have a tube of some kind being from the 30s. I'll crack it open and take a look.
  • 0

#6 Alessandro Malfatti

Alessandro Malfatti
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 149 posts
  • Other
  • Barcelona, Spain

Posted 30 November 2016 - 01:50 AM

Careful with asbestos in those old projectors.


  • 0


Broadcast Solutions Inc

Metropolis Post

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Paralinx LLC

Glidecam

rebotnix Technologies

Willys Widgets

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Tai Audio

FJS International, LLC

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

Ritter Battery

Rig Wheels Passport

CineLab

CineTape

Visual Products

Wooden Camera

Technodolly

Abel Cine

Aerial Filmworks

The Slider

Metropolis Post

Abel Cine

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

rebotnix Technologies

Aerial Filmworks

Wooden Camera

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Tai Audio

Willys Widgets

Rig Wheels Passport

The Slider

Ritter Battery

Paralinx LLC

Technodolly

FJS International, LLC

CineTape

Visual Products

Glidecam

CineLab