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#1 Brendan Schmidt

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 01:28 PM

I was wondering if somebody could run a serial number for me to see how old, and which version i have, serial is 13641, i believe it to be a gs model, but it doesn't have a bayonet mount.


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#2 Bill DiPietra

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 01:32 PM

Your best bet is to contact ARRI directly.  They are very accommodating.


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#3 Tim Carroll

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 02:33 PM

My bad, serious mind fart.  I was confusing the G/S model with the model that came out with the APEC door.  

 

The G/S has the sound sync module on the back.  It's a square shaped box on the back side of the camera.  If you could post a pic of the back side of the camera, that would help.

 

Also, you can read more about the camera, in particular the G/S part, in the camera manual posted here:

 

http://artsites.ucsc...200C/Arri_S.pdf

 

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#4 Brendan Schmidt

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 02:38 PM

here's one for now, it's all I have right now as I'm at work. I'll post more tonight
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#5 Tim Carroll

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 02:42 PM

Sorry Brendan, screw up on my part.  This is the camera with the Apec door.  Not necessarily a G/S.  As pictured below:

 

FApec.jpg

 

See my modified post above for more info on the G/S.

 

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#6 Brendan Schmidt

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 02:45 PM

ohh okay mine is not like that. mine has an arri 60hz pilot tone generator sticking on the side, has a spot on the bottom by the tri pod mount for a lamp, and had a clear plastic dome on the top by the hand grip. Must have misread the description on another post. and my pic didnt post for some reason


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#7 Tim Carroll

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 02:49 PM

You're right Brendan, I was wrong.  I confused the G/S with the APEC door version.  Sorry.

 

If your camera is as you described, it sounds like it is a G/S model.  The user manual I linked to above has info about the G/S model and how it is used.

 

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