As pictured, a Bell & Howell FilmSonic Macro 8 camera, model # 1238. Includes everything pictured:
- Main camera
- Handheld microphone with stand and wind guard
- Lens cap
- Manual, warrant card, and cutout from original box
- Earpiece headphone
- Zoom ring screw
*** Although it appears in good shape, we are unable to test this item. Please review the warranty and returns policy ***
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Details from http://www.filmkorn.org/super8data/database/cameras_list/cameras_bell/bell_1238.htm:
marketed in 1977
sound and silent super 8 cartridge
lens: B&H Zoom f: 1.8 F: 7.5-60 mm
zooming ratio: 8x
focusing: manual, dichroic
macro focusing: yes
zooming: auto with 2 speeds and manual
filter size: ?
viewfinder: single-lens reflex with adjustable eyepiece
viewfinder onformation: ?
exposure: auto and manual exposure control; TTL Electric Eye, CdS cell
exposure compensation: +/- correction for auto
film speed: auto for 25/40 and 100/160 ASA (daylight/tungsten)
CCA filter: built-in 85A filter, with filter control switch
filming speed: 18, 24, 36 fps, single frame
shutter opening angle: 200 degrees
fading: auto fade-in/fade-out
sound: single-system, magnetic recording on super 8 film
recording level control: auto
sound level selector: Low, Normal
sound sockets: Microphone, Monitor
cue light: yes
remote control socket: yes
cable release socket: yes
movie light mounting slot: yes
handle: fixed, chamber for penlight batteries
battery check button: yes
film drive motor: DC micromotor
power source: 6 x AA batteries only
external power jack: 9 V DC
weight: 1430 g
dimensions: 60 x 30 x 250 mm
tripod socket: 1/4"
made in Japan by Bell & Howell