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Chip Gelmini
Phenomenal Film Handler

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From: Brooksville, FL
Registered: Jun 2003


 - posted March 03, 2019 09:00 AM      Profile for Chip Gelmini   Email Chip Gelmini   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I am very interested in getting started in this format I would love to have shorts features and a decent projector that I can depend on if anyone can help me reach this goal it would be much appreciated thanks

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Janice Glesser
Film Goddess

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From: Sunnyvale, CA USA
Registered: Sep 2011


 - posted March 03, 2019 10:53 AM      Profile for Janice Glesser   Email Janice Glesser   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Hi Chip...I have both a Eumig 810D and a Eumig Somatic 824. I use them only for Standard 8mm sound projection. The 824 is the higher grade model, but I find the 810D to be equally reliable.

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Tom Photiou
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From: Plymouth U.K
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 - posted March 03, 2019 11:03 AM      Profile for Tom Photiou   Email Tom Photiou   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
We also use the Eumigs. Brother has the basic 802 but also the 810DLUX and the 822 sonomatic. The sound from the standards 8s is very good. Because the image is smaller on screen on standard 8 we use the Eumig F1.2 suprogen lens which makes a huge difference, not just in a larger image but also the brightness/ contrast.

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Paul Adsett
Film God

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From: USA
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The standard 8mm magnetic stripe is wider than the super 8mm main stripe, so sound quality should be better on standard 8mm. Also the 56 frames separation on standard 8, versus the 18 frames separation on super 8, means that the film is running much smoother over the standard 8 sound head and the sound 'flutter' which can sometimes be heard on some super 8 machines, is virtually non-existant on standard 8.

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Stuart Finkelstein
Film Handler

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From: Boston, MA, USA
Registered: Dec 2010


 - posted March 03, 2019 02:16 PM      Profile for Stuart Finkelstein   Email Stuart Finkelstein   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I have just posted 8mm sound films in the "For Sale" section. Why not take a look?

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