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Trevor Adams
Jedi Master Film Handler

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From: Auckland,New Zealand
Registered: Jun 2003


 - posted August 26, 2017 06:45 PM      Profile for Trevor Adams   Author's Homepage   Email Trevor Adams   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Then take a look at this amazing site!!
http://optical-toys.com/index.php/de/

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Paul Adsett
Film God

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 - posted August 26, 2017 08:15 PM      Profile for Paul Adsett     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Amazing web site Trev - a museum of information. Thanks so much for posting this, I had no idea that it existed.
I just downloaded the 1941 Pathescope film catalogue!

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Brian Fretwell
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 - posted August 27, 2017 03:01 PM      Profile for Brian Fretwell   Email Brian Fretwell   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I had/still have a Linemar Electric Projector - Modell J-2640 shown on that side here http://optical-toys.com/index.php/de/detailansicht/EPI-LINE-001-1.html. An episcope (reflective object, not transparent) projector. It too a mains lamp and when it got hot the inside of the lens steamed up, from that description because I used too powerful a lamp. If I can find it I'll have to try it with a mains LED and see how it does.
And it would seem I had a 16mm (battery powered, still) projector in the 1950's I know my cousin had one and we often had the same toys or shared.

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