Hi Ekrem, Thanks so much for the info! I totally missed these have been scouring Ebay for some time now. This is the perfect (if not heavy) solution!
Cheers!!! jd From: Ekrem Serdar <ekremser...@gmail.com> Reply-To: Experimental Film Discussion List <email@example.com> Date: Sunday, January 12, 2014 1:23 PM To: Experimental Film Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: [Frameworks] 16mm projectors for use in Central Asia Also - as they use older lamps, I presume you'll need a pricier electric converter too that can handle the wattage. Again, probably not the best option, but if you're in a bind. On Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at 3:21 PM, Ekrem Serdar <ekremser...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi John, > > While this will definitely be a heavier option, one I know for sure are > these Telex models which you can get brand new with a zoom lens. I really like > them, they're nice and gentle and they have a frequency option (military > projector). > > http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-TELEX-16mm-Sound-Projector-Stock-NEW-/281229178674 > ?pt=US_Movie_Slide_Projectors&hash=item417a90b732 > > But as said, heavy as hell. I feel like there's appropriate Eiki models are > out there too (though I can't think of the model numbers), but if you can't > find any, it's an option. > > > On Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at 3:17 PM, John Davis <0johndav...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Hello, >> >> I am traveling as an instructor/visiting artist for a month to Dushanbe, >> Tajikistan end of March to assist in some found footage workshops for >> regional artists to work with a 16mm Soviet film archive there. I need to >> obtain two projectors that I can fly with me from California for use as >> transfer/viewing/exhibition machines. >> >> My question is if anyone knows any good projectors that can handle the >> transformation from 120v to 220v. Last time I did this I brought a generic >> B&H 16mm with me to Moldova and a transformer was rigged for it. Although it >> worked, the footage ran slower and the machine got hot - didn't fail, but >> always seemed on the edge. My understanding is the frequency of the motor >> can't tolerate the transforming of current, and you need to have a projector >> optimized for 120 - 220v range at 40 - 60hz. Most don't, but a few were made >> to. The ones I know can are the B&H 1698 A or B, B&H 1680, B&H 2580 AX, and >> the Telex 2251. I don't which Eikei's did, but I'm sure there are a few. >> >> If anyone has any experience with this, or has any advice (or equipment they >> want to sell me) I am all ears! >> >> Thanks! >> >> John Davis >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> FrameWorks mailing list >> FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com >> https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks >> > > > > -- > ekrem serdar > austin, tx -- ekrem serdar austin, tx _______________________________________________ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks
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