Jump to content


Photo

Looking for XTR manual


  • Please log in to reply
5 replies to this topic

#1 Alain LeTourneau

Alain LeTourneau
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 355 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Portland, Oregon USA

Posted 24 October 2005 - 05:24 PM

Does anyone have the original manual (Aaton or Abel Cine variety) for the XTR which you no longer need and would considering selling? I'm talking pre-XTRplus.

If you have an original and are willing to make high quality copies I'm willing to compensate
you and pay postage.


Alain LeTourneau
Portland, Oregon
  • 0

#2 Alain LeTourneau

Alain LeTourneau
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 355 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Portland, Oregon USA

Posted 25 October 2005 - 11:16 AM

All I've found on-line is the Sept 1996 and Sept 2002 printings for the XTRprod.

Abel Cine sells the XTRplus manual, however I'm in need of the original XTR manual. Would have been printed between 1986 and the early 1990s.


Anyone have this???


Alain LeTourneau
  • 0

#3 lluis

lluis
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 63 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 27 October 2005 - 09:42 AM

All I've found on-line is the Sept 1996 and Sept 2002 printings for the XTRprod.

Abel Cine sells the XTRplus manual, however I'm in need of the original XTR manual. Would have been printed between 1986 and the early 1990s.
Anyone have this???
Alain LeTourneau



I have 2 XTR manuals: Febrary 84/85, in english and french. They are very similar to the LTR manual from the Aaton web http://www.aaton.com...ilm/xtr/ltr.php
  • 0

#4 Alain LeTourneau

Alain LeTourneau
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 355 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Portland, Oregon USA

Posted 27 October 2005 - 10:02 PM

I have 2 XTR manuals: Febrary 84/85, in english and french. They are very similar to the LTR manual from the Aaton web http://www.aaton.com...ilm/xtr/ltr.php




Thanks, but I have the LTR manuals. They're widely available on the net.

What I'm looking for is something from 1984 (the year the XTR was released) to just before January of
1995 when Abel Cine published their XTRplus manual. Basically something published 1984 and early 1990s.

There has to be something that's specific to the XTR (pre-XTRplus) since Aaton publishes a manual every
5-8 years which would put one in the timeframe I've specified above.


Alain LeTourneau




BTW, I should note that I have the following manuals:


LTR September 1979 (photocopy, received from technician)

LTR April 1984 (photocopy; available on-line)

XTRplus January 1995 (Able Cine original publication)

XTRprod September 1996 (available on-line)

XTRprod September 2002 (currently available on Aaton's site)


--Alain LeTourneau
  • 0

#5 lluis

lluis
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 63 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 27 October 2005 - 10:37 PM

Thanks, but I have the LTR manuals. They're widely available on the net.

What I'm looking for is something from 1984 (the year the XTR was released) to just before January of
1995 when Abel Cine published their XTRplus manual. Basically something published 1984 and early 1990s.

There has to be something that's specific to the XTR (pre-XTRplus) since Aaton publishes a manual every
5-8 years which would put one in the timeframe I've specified above.
Alain LeTourneau
BTW, I should note that I have the following manuals:
LTR September 1979 (photocopy, received from technician)

LTR April 1984 (photocopy; available on-line)

XTRplus January 1995 (Able Cine original publication)

XTRprod September 1996 (available on-line)

XTRprod September 2002 (currently available on Aaton's site)
--Alain LeTourneau



Alain: write to Aaton, in Grenoble. Sure they can provide one for you.
If not, write to me directly, I can copy the english XTR manual (febrary 85)
LluĂ­s


  • 0

#6 Alain LeTourneau

Alain LeTourneau
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 355 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Portland, Oregon USA

Posted 05 September 2006 - 07:42 PM

Aaton has a February 1985 version of the XTR manual on their website, but the final pages 29-36, which includeds exploded views of the camera, is not part of the PDF download.

Does anyone have this '85 version of the manual (as original) that they would sell or make high quality scans or photocopies in exchange for a small fee and covering postage (if not a scan)???


Appreciate any assistance,
Alain
  • 0


Wooden Camera

Technodolly

The Slider

CineTape

Glidecam

Metropolis Post

rebotnix Technologies

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Aerial Filmworks

Ritter Battery

Paralinx LLC

FJS International, LLC

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Rig Wheels Passport

Tai Audio

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

Willys Widgets

Abel Cine

Visual Products

CineLab

Wooden Camera

Metropolis Post

Technodolly

Ritter Battery

CineTape

FJS International, LLC

CineLab

Glidecam

Tai Audio

Visual Products

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Paralinx LLC

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

The Slider

Aerial Filmworks

Willys Widgets

rebotnix Technologies

Abel Cine

Rig Wheels Passport

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS