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#1 Stephen Baldassarre

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Posted 23 April 2017 - 07:09 PM

Does anybody recognize this lamp?  I'd like to get this ancient little inky working for a future project.  It runs directly off of 110VAC.

 

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#2 JD Hartman

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Posted 23 April 2017 - 08:55 PM

Is that a Times Square fixture?  What diameter lens?  You'll have to check out the lamp specs, LCL, etc., but I'd think an ESP globe should work.  Maybe it's just the image, but one of the contacts in the socket look like toast from arcing.


Edited by JD Hartman, 23 April 2017 - 08:57 PM.

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#3 Stephen Baldassarre

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Posted 23 April 2017 - 09:59 PM

It's a 3" lens, but I can't say much else about it as I found it in a rubbish heap and there's no discernible markings.  It's really old, dark brown, has a cotton jacketed power cable and is made of cast aluminum.  Any way, I thought it would be perfect as an on-cam practical light for an upcoming shoot.  ESP certainly LOOKs right, but I'll have to take some measurements.  Thanks for the tip!


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Posted 24 April 2017 - 03:16 PM

Something like this, can't be much more powerful or it would incinerate itself.

http://www.bulbs.com/product/ESP

The dimensions and cap type are on that page.


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#5 Jean-Louis Seguin

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 06:07 PM

Bulb is FEV
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#6 Stephen Baldassarre

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 06:12 AM

Well the LCL is about 4CM and it DEFINITELY looks like a BA15D base, so it looks like there's a variety of options including a 100-Watt ESR, which I think I'm going to try.

 

Thank you everybody.


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#7 Michael DeStefano

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 06:09 PM

ESR - 100w pepper


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