Canon 1014 XL-S Super 8mm sound camera, f/1.4 zoom lens 10x, with macro

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  • Sold Date: May 28, 2013
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Canon1014 XL-S Super 8mm sound camera

With Canon6.5mm-65mm f/1.4 10x zoom lens w/ macro.

Power Zoom control.

9, 18, 24, 40 fps, single frame.

Auto & manual exposure with 1 stop compensation.

Built-in interval meter.

In-camera fades & lap dissolves.

In camera sound.

Flash sync output.

Adjustable shutter angles.

Runs on 6 AA Batteries (not included).

67mm filter thread.

Included is a 67mm UV-filter to protect the lens.

Comes with the Canon BM 70 removable microphone (with pouch).

Camera runs with batteries in it but I’m not an expert to check all the features in this camera.

Clean lens, no fungus, no scratches, no haze.

Small user marks visible on the camera (see photos).

Many consider the Canon 1014 XL-S to be among the best Super 8 cameras ever made. Introduced in 1979, this was the final top-end camera marketed by Canon before the market shifted to video in the early 1980s.

This camera can record sound, although Kodak discontinued Super 8 sound cartridges in 1998.

It uses a digital timing circuit that ensures that it runs quite close to the indicated filming speed. This is quite a departure from traditional designs that offered not-so-perfect electro-mechanical
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