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Posted by Jason Moffatt (Member # 4416) on August 23, 2017, 04:14 AM:
I was wondering just out of interest what are the widest angle lenses avalable for 8mm projectors.I know some zoom lenses go down to 11mm.I found an isco-gottingen 10mm fixed which fits my eumig & noris projectors perfect and produces a huge picture.This is the widest i have heard of, are there any even wider ?.
Posted by Mark Todd (Member # 96) on August 23, 2017, 04:31 AM:
10mm is the widest I have actually seen, but I think maybe one of the cassete mobile type in a case projectors maybe had one a little larger even ?

Best Mark.
Posted by Brian Fretwell (Member # 4302) on August 23, 2017, 04:55 AM:
There was also an adapter lens the "Spacial sideral attachment for 8mm cine". This was a large lens (50mm)lens of a great negative dioptre value in a mount that was designed to screw into the front of the projector lens.

I haven't got any lens it will fit like that but it does provide a rather larger picture if you can adjust the projector lens enough to get the picture in focus.
Posted by David Roberts (Member # 197) on August 23, 2017, 03:39 PM:
I have the 10mm isco lens Jason,very good it is too.I have always liked the idea of fixed focal length projection lenses on quality grounds.
Bauer did a sound projector with in built screen,that had a 7mm lens I think,now that would go big!
Posted by Matthieu van der Sluis (Member # 6040) on August 24, 2017, 01:52 AM:
Thank you, for now I have something new to hunt for hahaha.
Posted by Edwin van Eck (Member # 4690) on August 24, 2017, 09:03 AM:
Anyone using this lens (or similar) to put in front of you filmprojector lens to get a larger image size:

Schneider Ultra Wide Lens Aspheric III-C, M62/M67


I got a request to make an adaptor so that you can easily place this lens in front of your projector. E.g. the Elmo GS-1200.

I want to get an idea if the market for this is large enough to invest in the design of this adapter.

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