Panaflex Panastar High Speed

Movement: Dual pilot pin registration ensures process-plate image steadiness. Pilot pins register in the same perforation holes (immediately below the bottom frame line) as optical printers. Four pull-down claws. Entire movement may be removed for servicing.

Threading Diagram: See below.

Aperture Plate: Same as Platinum Panaflex.

Aperture Mattes: Same as Platinum Panaflex.

Shutter: Focal plane shutter with infinitely variable opening and adjustable in-shot. Maximum-opening: 180°, minimum: 40° with adjustable maximum and minimum opening stops. A digital display allows adjustments in Vw°

increments. Micrometer adjustment allow critical synchronization with computers, TV monitors and HMI lighting at unusual frame rates. Manual and electronic remote control units available.

Reflex System: Same as Platinum Panaflex.

Optical Viewfinder System: Same as Platinum Panaflex.

Ground Glasses: Same as Platinum Panaflex.

Lens Mounting System: Same as Platinum Panaflex.

Lenses: Same as Platinum Panaflex.

Lens Control: Same as Platinum Panaflex.

Matte Boxes: Same as Platinum Panaflex.

Camera Motor: A 24-volt motor is used to run the camera at any speed from 4-120 fps and is crystal-controlled at all speeds and may be adjusted in 1 fps increments. Special sync boxes are available to synchronize the camera with a main power supply, with computers, with video signals and with process projectors in shutter phase synchronization. Panastar cameras have internal heaters and may be used at sub-zero temperatures.

Magazines: 1000' and 500' magazines are available. Either can be used on the top of the camera for minimum camera length or at the rear for minimum camera height

Panaflex Diagram

Fanastar reverse running type magazine threading and for good balance when hand-holding; 1000' reverse running magazines available on request.

Hand-holdability: Handles and a shoulder-rest are provided for hand-holding the camera. In this configuration the camera is best used with a 500' magazine fitted at the rear. The weight of the camera in hand-held mode, with a 500' magazine and film, is approximately 26 lbs.

Image Contrast Control: Same as Platinum Panaflex. Optical Accessories: Same as Platinum Panaflex. Batteries: Same as Platinum Panaflex. Camera Support Equipment: Same as Platinum Panaflex.

Video Assist Systems: Same as Platinum Panaflex. Environmental Protection Equipment: Same as Platinum Panaflex.

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