Old equipment

Discussion in 'Photography Equipment & Products' started by Tolyk, Oct 21, 2007.

  1. Tolyk

    Tolyk TPF Noob!

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    Over the past year I've been given various equipment by friends, none of which I've used at all, it just sits collecting dust. Last week, I was given a new addition, a solidor 75-250mm lens. I don't even know what kind of mount it has, but I know it doesn't fit any of my cameras (even the old ones)

    Here's a photo of the collection I've amassed:
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    I'll take a close up of the mount type later.

    Anyway, not sure why I'm starting the thread.. just wanted to discuss some of the older equipment I suppose :)
     
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    AUZambo TPF Noob!

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    Is that box thing on the far left a movie camera or a still-shot camera? it looks kinda neat.
     
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    The mount on the Soligor is called T4. It's similar to Tamron's Adapt-All mount. As such, if there's not already an adapter on it, you'd need one in order to fit it to a particular body. If there is an adapter on it, it would probably say what kind it is.
     
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    Mike_E No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Looks like a Nikon AI.
     
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    I agree with Mike, it does look like a Nikon AI, with pre-AI ears. The box is a Standard 8 (aka Regular 8, Double 8) movie camera. You can still get film for them. It is 16 mm wide, and goes through the camera twice - one side at at time. It comes loaded on daylight spools, in nominal 25 ft lengths (there is more on the spool to act as the leader).

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    Yeah, I found out that it is indeed a Nikon AI mount. I ordered a nikon to canon adapter and going to test it out.

    AUZambo, yeah the movie camera does look neat :) It's a Kodak Brownie and exactly what the poster above me said (Not that I knew all that about the film mind you :p )

    I don't exactly have anywhere to display the old equipment right now, but I intend to get a little curio cabinet for all of it, I just like the look of the older equipment.
     

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