Classic Max8mm

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Classic Max8mm (alias "Classic Max" and "Classic Pro Max 8")

  • Years: 2007 - (still in production)
  • Lens: C mount
  • Internal exposure indicator needle
  • Automatic circuitry drive for power zoom/exposure lenses
  • Filming speeds from 2 to 70 fps
  • Internal Exposure ASA 10 to 400
  • Electronic remote control
  • Mechanical frame counter
  • Mirrored guillotine shutter with fade out shutter control
  • Reflex viewfinder with retractable ground glass focusing; 20 times image magnification.
  • Adjustable diopter for human vision correction
  • 7.2/3.6 volt input socket through 3-pin din connector
  • Tripod mount 1/4"
  • Dimensions: 4.5" H x 2.75" W x 6" L
  • Weight: 1.5 lbs
  • Finish: Hammered Silver powder coat
  • Optional Crystal Sync Module: 24 fps or 25 fps sync speed control
  • Differs from the Classic Pro8mm by having a "MAX 8 Frame: 1.58 aspect ratio. Expanded film frame." and a "MAX 8 Viewfinder: 16 x 9 framing lines".

This camera is a remanufactured and modified Beaulieu 4008 ZM 2.

Prices for a new camera:

  • Pro8mm, USA, March 2008: US$3495.00 (“CLASSIC PRO MAX 8” CAMERA PACKAGE: Pro8mm Classic Pro camera, 8-64mm manual zoom lens, “Max 8” widescreen gate modification

with 16:9 viewfinder, 24 or 25 FPS Crystal Sync module (internally housed), power pouch c-cell battery pack with charger and custom pelican case, 90 days warranty)

  • Wittner, Germany, March 2008: 2756.20 EUR (“CLASSIC PRO MAX 8” CAMERA PACKAGE without sync-module, 12 months warranty), 3208.40 EUR (“CLASSIC PRO MAX 8 SYNC” CAMERA PACKAGE including internal sync-module, 12 months warranty)





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