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#1 Aki Ikeno

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Posted 17 August 2005 - 12:20 PM

Hi, I just bought Super 8 camera "Eumig881PMA" from antique shop. It was cheap so I bought it and I've got super wide lens as well.

I planed to make trailer for my feature script using this camera but do you think this is too old to shoot any better one? I realized that this one comes from 1980 or something.
this trailer might be shot by Black and White and transfer to miniDV.

If anybody knows this camera, please let me know if I can shoot some nice stuff with this camera or not (I mean tecnically).
Also, I haven't got eyecap for this camera so if you know where I can get eyecap, please let me know.

I've never used super8mm so I just simply want to know what's bad things or good things for this camera.

Thak you all

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Posted 18 August 2005 - 03:00 AM

Its a good camera - made in Austria. I made some pretty films with it years ago. Did you also get the aspeheric wideangle lens to be monuted on the normal lens?
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#3 Alessandro Machi

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Posted 19 August 2005 - 12:49 AM

Hi, I just bought Super 8 camera "Eumig881PMA"  from antique shop. It was cheap so I bought it and I've got super wide lens as well.

I planed to make trailer for my feature script using this camera but do you think this is too old to shoot any better one? I realized that this one comes from 1980 or something.
this trailer might be shot by Black and White and transfer to miniDV.

If anybody knows this camera, please let me know if I can shoot some nice stuff with this camera or not (I mean tecnically).
Also, I haven't got eyecap for this camera so if you know where I can get eyecap, please let me know.

I've never used super8mm so I just simply want to know what's bad things or good things for this camera.

Thak you all

aki

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It's a small world, I think I heard someone mention your project to me today. Is it a three day shoot this September?

It's a terrific camera but it probably needs lubricating. I can check it out for you if you are in the LA area.
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#4 Aki Ikeno

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Posted 19 August 2005 - 10:22 PM

It's a small world, I think I heard someone mention your project to me today.  Is it a three day shoot this September?

It's a terrific camera but it probably needs lubricating.  I can check it out for you if you are in the LA area.

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It is small world, isn't it? It is three days shoot this september and we're looking for DP as well. It's awsome if you could help me about this camera. I did some research and I'm loving this camera now.

Thanks a lot
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Posted 19 August 2005 - 10:50 PM

Does this camera have the special slow shutter for capturing non moving objects in really low light.
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Posted 19 August 2005 - 11:19 PM

Does this camera have the special slow shutter for capturing non moving objects in really low light.

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#7 Machado

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Posted 20 August 2005 - 02:57 AM

well, i knew the 880 had it, but was'nt sure if the 881 did although I figured it might.


Anyhoo, it does! why you don't want it :blink:

eumig

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#8 Alessandro Machi

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Posted 20 August 2005 - 03:13 AM

well, i knew the 880 had it, but was'nt sure if the 881 did although I figured it might.
Anyhoo, it does! why you don't want it :blink:

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It's just my favorite camera.

Bolex Switzerland actually services the camera, it probably needs to be lubed.
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