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Zechariah Sporre
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 - posted November 08, 2011 06:39 PM      Profile for Zechariah Sporre   Email Zechariah Sporre   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I'm sure this is a very ignorant question but what does 2-Track mean on a Eumig projector? What is the second track for? Thanks.

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Paul Adsett
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 - posted November 08, 2011 06:54 PM      Profile for Paul Adsett     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
The second track serves several purposes:
1. It maintains flatness of the film in the projector gate, so as to ensure uniform focus across the width of the projected picture.

2. It ensures flat wind up of the film on the film spools

3. It enables music and dialogue to be assembled, mixed, and played back on the separate tracks. This is very important in creative film work.

4. It enables stereophonic sound to be recorded and played back on the projector.

5. It enables optional dual language sound tracks and optional special features commentary to be recorded on the film and played back.

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