posted October 28, 2010 03:37 PM
Hello all, I am actually a super8 User but plan to "upgrade" my hobby to 16mm now. I am watching several 16mm Projectors on ebay but i am confused about the optical sound / magnetic sound. What is more common if i buy a Film? I believe Magnetic? Is that correct?
Registered: Mar 2008
posted October 30, 2010 10:08 PM
Optical is the older technology,being used since the forst 16mm sound machines.Magnetic 16mm film was used mainly for news shows as it was a quicker and cheaper process.Some features would have a split opt/mag track,with one in a different language.
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