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!
From: Ekrem Serdar <ekremser...@gmail.com>
Reply-To: Experimental Film Discussion List
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
> 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:
>> 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!
>> John Davis
>> FrameWorks mailing list
> ekrem serdar
> austin, tx
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