[Konvas] Kodak Super-8

Nicholas Kovats nkovats at gmail.com
Fri Jun 23 15:22:11 EDT 2017

Hi Scott,

I have two pin registered C-Mount Super 8 cameras, i.e.

1. Logmar,
footage example --> https://vimeo.com/groups/super8/videos/87243287

2, Visual Instrumentation Company (VIC) SP-1, i.e.



On Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 8:15 PM, Scott via Cinema <cinema at konvas.org> wrote:
> Brandon,
> The Kodak camera has a c-mount on it, so lots of lens options. Not sure of
> the max speed on it but I do think they're all crystal.
> I thought you owned a Beaulieu 6008 or 7008? No? I think those are capable
> of 58fps or thereabouts.
> Pin registration? No, I don't think that was ever incorporated into a S8
> camera, but am not positive. I'm unsure about your rotating shutter question
> too. I think most S8 cameras use a split beam finder. I'd be wary of any
> Super 8 camera that uses electronics to open/close the aperture or where the
> aperture is a part of the light meter; if the electronics go, so will the
> ability to change f-stops. This is why Beaulieu is popular among advanced S8
> users - manual lenses just like in 16 and 35mm. The Kodak camera will
> feature an all manual lens of that type - any C-mount lens, in fact.
> You can certainly get S8 tape, rewinds, viewers, cleaning supplies, etc.
> Urbanski Film has the largest amount of such supplies that I'm aware of.
> Hope that helps.
> Cheers!
> Scott
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