Beaulieu 5008 S

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Beaulieu 5008 S

Year of Production: 1974-77

Lens: any C-mount, usually sold with a Angenieux f1.2/6-80mm (T1.4-2.1) or a Schneider f1.4/6-70mm

Zoom: auto/manual (motor zoom with adjustable speed)

Frame rates: 18,24 (single frame with optional adapter)

Exposure: auto/manual (with fully manual aperture)

Film EI setting: manual, 25-400 ASA

Shutter degree: 1/60th sec (guillotine type shutter )

Viewfinder: Diopter correction / Full ground glass / exposure needle / battery check

Sound: yes, auto/manual recording level control

Extras: C-mount removable lens / remote socket / flash contact

Batteries: rechargeable custom Beaulieu battery / 7.2V (with 3.6V split)

Weight: 2550 g

Instruction manual: registration required

Price(s) on eBay:

  • eBay Germany:
    • EUR 132,00 (+ EUR 8,00 shipping) in 04/2006 ("Gold version" with Schneider Optivaron 1,4/6-70 Makro)
    • EUR 103,00 (+ EUR 10,00 shipping) in 02/2007
    • EUR 103,00 (+ EUR 8,00 shipping) in 03/2007 (sold as "probably not working")
    • EUR 92,41 (+ EUR 6,90 shipping) in 04/2007 (sold as "probably not working", battery needs to be replaced)
    • EUR 96,00 (+ EUR 8,50 shipping) in 09/2007 (sold with bag and Schneider Optivaron 1,4/6-70mm Makro, but needed new batteries)
  • eBay USA:
    • US$305 in 07/1999
    • US$400 in 08/1999
    • US$430 in 08/1999



The first Beaulieu with sound. Easily repairable. Good availability.

There has been a special production run of this modell with a golden Beaulieu-logo.


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