Beaulieu 7008 Pro Synchro Quartz System
marketed in 1986
sound and silent super 8 cartridge (1)
supermatic super 8 cassete of 60 m (200 ft) (2)
lens: interchangeable lenses C-mount type (3)
- Angenieux f: 1.4 \ F: 6-90 mm
- zooming ratio: 15x
- focusing: manual
- macro focusing: yes
- zooming: auto with variable speed and manual
rangefinder: ground glass
viewfinder: single-lens reflex with adjustable eyepiece
exposure: manual and automatic exposure control; TTL Electric Eye, photocell (4)
memory lock: EE lock for backlights
film speed: manual selection for 12, 20, 40, 80, 160, 400 ASA
filming: forward, reverse
filming speed: 4, 9, 18, 24, 36, 80 fps, single frame
film counters: digital counters by LCD (number of frames exposed, number of centimeters exposed) (5)
interval timer: 1, 10, 30 second intervals
shutter sectors: Closed, Normal and Low Light
shutter speed (Normal, Low Light)
- 4 fps = 1/18 - 1/10 sec
- 9 fps = 1/36 - 1/20 sec
- 18 fps = 1/72 - 1/40 sec
- 24 fps = 1/96 - 1/60 sec
- 36 fps = 1/140 - 1/80 sec
- 80 fps = 1/300 - 1/ 200 sec
fading: manual fade-in/fade-out
sound: double-system recording, 24 or 25 quartz crystal sync (6)
cable release socket: no
remote control socket: yes
movie light socket: no
accessory shoe: yes
flash synchronization socket: yes
battery checker: LED in the viewfinder
film drive motor: DC micromotor
power source: 6 x AA batteries only
external suply: 9 V with DC transformer
weight: 2420 g (body + lens)
dimensions: 90 x 157 x 312
tripod socket: 1/4"
made in France by Beaulieu
Designed dy Jacques Beaulieu. It is same as Beaulieu 7008 S, but without sound recording on super 8 film.
(1) It accepts sound cartridges but had no recording facility.
(2) It accepts 60 meter cassette.
(3) This model also was sold with Beaulieau Macro f: 1.4 \ F: 6-70 mm.
(4) Auto exposure can be used if the cine-camera is equipped with a Reglomatic-type lens.
(5) LCD footage and frame counter.
(6) Synchro quartz features: a switch with two positions (24-25 fps) to set the quartz-controlled speed; a five-pin DIN plug delivering a synchro pilot signal and fitted with three contacts issued from a relay, to start-stop any type of tape-recorder from the camera.