16MM RANK ALDIS CINE FILM MOVIE PROJECTOR 1971 MINT
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Sold Date: 06/17/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Source: eBay UK
16mm RANK ORGANISATION ALDIS OPTICAL & MAGNETIC SOUND/SILENT CINE MOVIE FILM PROJECTOR 1971 NEWPLEASE NOTE THIS CARRYS A 6 MONTHS GUARANTEE FROM DATE OF PURCHASE You are invited to bid on this very rare and nice example from the famous iconic Rank Organisation who were well known for British cinema all over the world. This 1971 Aldis 16mm projector which is very retro and stylish in looks. Finished off in cream and sky blue the finish speaks for it self in quality . Some say it is the Rolls Royce of projectors. This is old shop stock which comes boxed in original Rank packaging and is the only one of it‘s kind. It is in new condition and has had a full service and fully cleaned and tested with 16mm optical and magnetic sound film and is ready to run. It also includes all accessories, full comprehensive original Rank instructions manual with unused instruction stickers to be attached to the inside cover for reference. Brand new spare lamps and original power lead, large cleaning brush with felt strip and special film channel cleaner. This machine stands out alone from all the other famous makers of 16mm projectors like Bell & Howell, Eiki/Elfs, Elmos, and Siemens. The main reason for this is a number of factors that you will not find on any other projector. This projector was mainly used for highly professional specialised studio usage. Thou it also could be used for home use easily. Some of the advantages of this projector are:- High quality sound one of the best sounding projectors ever produced very high frequency detailed sound compared to any other portable projector. With additional switching for magnetic or optical sound playback. The 3 claw mechanism is ideal for running films that are warped with either worn or torn sprocket holes. As well as keeping the film lodged in the film gate for smooth running. End of film power cut-off The projector stops automatically the moment the end of the film has passed the film gate. Useful when watching a film unattended . Film Break Switch The projector will stop automatically if the film should break during a showing (due to a bad splice). This arrangement will prevent any further damage to the film. Fast speed rewind by just sliding a lever forward just above the threading pilot light. One of the fastest rewinding projectors around. Lens gate completely opens for easy cleaning of the gate after showing a film. Or when a film needs to be manually unthreaded. This projector can run films at 18 frames per second for silent home movies or 24 frames per second for commercial available film. This function is also handy when transferring film to HD or DVD. Specifications REEL CAPICITY = 650m (2,200 feet). THREADING = Fully automatic or manual thread. RUNNING SPEED = 18/24 Frames per second. POWER INPUT = 130/150/220/240V 40 to 60 Hz. SHUTTER SPEED = 2 or 3 Blades. LAMP ADJUSTMENT = Possible by turning the lamp adjustment control knobs to get a maximum light output. PROJECTOR LAMP = 24v 250w halogen lamp. EXCITER LAMP = BRK, 4V-0.75A. SOUND = Can play back 16mm films with either magnetic or Optical sound track. PIILOT LAMP = To be used in low light conditions to help threading or checking film movement whilst being projected. LENS = High quality ISCO - Gottingen P6 Kiptaron 1.3/50mm (made in Germany) AMPLIFIER = 25watts RMS output, with separate Bass and Treble controls good quality sound. ELEVATION = Fast acting tilt control knob. AUTOMATIC INCHING = For checking free transportation., correct loops and free movement of both reels and correct threading before use. REWIND = High speed rewind if required by pressing the lever above the pilot light. LUBRICATION = As the projector is self lubricating it is unnecessary to oil any part of it. SPEAKER = Built in speaker 6watt with...
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