Kodak Kodascope Model B 16mm projector

1928 in Rochester

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Kodak Kodascope Model B 16mm Projector
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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Kodascope Model B projector. For 16mm silent film, self threading. Fitted with an anastigmat projection lens F: 2 inches. Helical focusing in sliding mount. Single continuous sprocket, claw intermittent. Mirror and condenser lens system lights gate at right angle to lamp. 50v 250w A1 prefocus lamp. Framing control on lens mount. Rheostat controls for lamp and motor fitted ammeter 1-5A. Threading light. Power rewind. Screw elevation. Automatic threading onto take up reel through adjustable film guides. On-off and forward-reverse switches. No. K 11025. Eastman Kodak. 1928

This is a self-threading cine projector for silent 16mm film. It appeared five years after the first 16mm projector, the Kodascope (later, Kodascope A) and was just as different as the Cine-Kodak B camera had been from the first Cine-Kodak. The position of the spools was changed to the top and back, rather than top and bottom. Also this was Kodak's first self-threading projector.

The projector takes up to 400 feet of 16mm film, it can run films backwards, and has a still-picture device.


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The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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