Super 8 Camera: Classic Pro with Max 8 and Crystal Sync


The Classic Professional Super 8 Camera is Pro8mm’s completely rebuilt and updated adaptation of the legendary Beaulieu 4008. Artfully re-crafted internal-structure ensures that you are getting the very best camera with characteristics that surpass the original specifications.

Owner Notes:

The Classic Pro Camera includes the following features:

Optical viewfinder that uses retractable ground glass for precision focusing
Rebuilt body with custom matte black finish
New lithium power hand grip with Smart charger
Removed internal 85 filter system for higher quality images
Continuous filming speeds from 2-70 fps
Internal light meter
ASA 10-400 setting
Compatible with stand tripod use with ¼ inch thread
Optional Max 8 gate expansion
Optional Crystal Sync sound module for audio syncronization
Updated user guide describing features and functions

Lens Features:

Angenieux 8-64mm zoom
f1.9 – f22 manually controlled aperture
C-mount lens support
Optional macro feature for close focusing

Max 8 and Crystal Sync:

The Classic Professional Camera can be converted to Max 8: a widescreen Super 8 film format with increased resolution idea for shooting in a widescreen HD. This process involves widening the film gate to allow maximum use of the film’s negative space, collimation of the lens and optics to center the image, and the addition of 16x9 frame lines in the eyepiece to aid in framing for the HD aspect ratio. Max 8 footage must be transferred on a Max 8 equipped scanner for the full quality.

A crystal-controlled circuit can also be built in to keep the film running at exactly 24 fps for sync sound with a separate recorder. This is great for situations where sound and picture must remain in perfect sync, such as music videos or scenes with dialog.

Product Weight: 5 pounds

Includes:

  • Lens Cloth
  • Metal Lens Cap
  • Metal C Cap
  • Gate Brush
  • Lithium Power Hand Grip & Charger
  • Rubber Fitted Eye Cup

Condition: New
Replacement value: $1,995.00
Filters: Video, C-Mount

$275.00

per day


The Classic Pro Camera includes the following features:

Optical viewfinder that uses retractable ground glass for precision focusing
Rebuilt body with custom matte black finish
New lithium power hand grip with Smart charger
Removed internal 85 filter system for higher quality images
Continuous filming speeds from 2-70 fps
Internal light meter
ASA 10-400 setting
Compatible with stand tripod use with ¼ inch thread
Optional Max 8 gate expansion
Optional Crystal Sync sound module for audio syncronization
Updated user guide describing features and functions

Lens Features:

Angenieux 8-64mm zoom
f1.9 – f22 manually controlled aperture
C-mount lens support
Optional macro feature for close focusing

Max 8 and Crystal Sync:

The Classic Professional Camera can be converted to Max 8: a widescreen Super 8 film format with increased resolution idea for shooting in a widescreen HD. This process involves widening the film gate to allow maximum use of the film’s negative space, collimation of the lens and optics to center the image, and the addition of 16x9 frame lines in the eyepiece to aid in framing for the HD aspect ratio. Max 8 footage must be transferred on a Max 8 equipped scanner for the full quality.

A crystal-controlled circuit can also be built in to keep the film running at exactly 24 fps for sync sound with a separate recorder. This is great for situations where sound and picture must remain in perfect sync, such as music videos or scenes with dialog.

Product Weight: 5 pounds

Includes:

  • Lens Cloth
  • Metal Lens Cap
  • Metal C Cap
  • Gate Brush
  • Lithium Power Hand Grip & Charger
  • Rubber Fitted Eye Cup

Condition: New
Replacement value: $1,995.00
Filters: Video, C-Mount

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I am the owner of Pro8mm in Burbank, CA and have been working with super 8 film since 1980. I am completely passionate about the use of real film for both production and archiving. I am grateful for the clients, both in and out of the entertainment industry that I have worked with to help bring their film projects to fruition. I am a speaker, podcaster , educator, and author of "GET REEL ABOUT YOUR HOME MOVIE LEGACY BEFORE IT's TOO LATE" focusing on super 8 production and archiving. I love to travel and document my adventures on Super 8 film. It's very fulfilling to run a family owned business, and have our kids working to continue the legacy of the professional use of Super 8 filmmaking, and continuing to provide the game changing products and services Pro8mm( formerly Super8 Sound) has contributed to the sustainability of the format. Read more »
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