8mm cinemax type film players (almost OT)

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Sat Jul 29 07:21:07 CDT 2017

Most projectors of the era of super/regular 8 fulm have an adapter to hold
either to the reel in place.  Otherwise they're used the same way.

Bill Degnan
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On Jul 29, 2017 3:12 AM, "ANDY HOLT via cctalk" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>

> >>>>
> My tape obsession was already slightly out of control, but when I found a
> create of 8mm reel of family footage and other movies in my 90 something
> year old grandfather's storage, I need a recommendation on how to play
> these, we're they standardised?
> What is the difference between 8mm and super 8, is it backwards compatible?
> Or is this all to analogue to care?
> <<<<
> There are companies around who will transcribe 8mm (either form) to DVD
> for quite reasonable prices
> (they'll almost certainly also do 16mm and may be able to do 9.5mm as well
> - I think "single 8" only differs from "standard 8" at the camera)
> (remembering the days when I coveted a Bolex H8)
> Andy

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