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New Camera's Added

Check out the new section for the Bolex H 16 EBM Electric camera, manual has been added.

Bolex H 16 EBM

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Camera Spotlight - Eclair ACL

Low profile and portability not only gives the ECLAIR ACL camera an elegant appearance, but it is a practical feature which enables the cameraman to take pictures while in a very confined space. The ACL rests low on the
shoulder; in fact wherever there is headroom there is space for him to operate his camera.

This self-blimped quiet running camera permits candid shots and unselfconscious action.

my16mm Eclair ACL page