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RE: Eclair Cameras: English Mags

Since you are familiar with the magazine maybe you could describe to me how
one would go about adjusting the take-up roller arm tension from the feed
side of the magazine, thanks.

-----Original Message-----
From: Steven Gladstone [mailto:veenotph@earthlink.net]
Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2003 10:03 AM
To: EclairACL@topica.com
Subject: Eclair Cameras: English Mags

From: "august loessberg" <jerdog@ou.edu>
To: <EclairACL@topica.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2003 9:46 AM
Subject: RE: Eclair Cameras: English 400' mags and 48fps...

The english mag was not designed for speeds faster than 48.  but it sounds
like your problem is easily reparable.  If your capstan and take up are

I disagree. I ran my English mags at 75 FPS. Perhaps they weren't
designed for it, but I have done it. It has been a long time since I had
an ACL though. The roller arm for Film take up is under a lot of
tension. This is accessible through the feed side for adjustment. If I
remember correctly.

Steven Gladstone
Cinematographer - Gladstone Films
Cinematography Mailing List - East Coast List Administrator
Better off Broadcast (B.O.B.)
New York, U.S.A.

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