Kodak M6 Instamatic Super 8 Movie Camera

Made:
1965-1966 in Rochester
maker:
Kodak
Kodak Instamatic Movie M6  Super 8 camera, 1965

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Kodak Instamatic Movie M6 Super 8 camera, 1965
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Kodak M6 instamatic movie camera, 1965-1966, in rigid foam lined carrying case. Electric cine camera for Super 8 film in 50' Kodapak Movie cartridges. Kodak Zoom lens f/1.8; helical focusing. Through lens automatic exposure control; +1 stop backlight setting. Direct vision optical finder with lowlight warning; focusing eyepiece. Linear footage scale. Film speed sensors. Integral folding handle. Powered by three 1.5v AAA cells. Provision for accessory battery boost pack. Manual zoom control. Slot for movie light or key to remove daylight filter. The film transport, common to all in the range, is mounted on a die-cast inner frame and the camera is made of glass-reinforced plastic in two-tone grey. This is an example of the top of the range of the Kodak Instamatic Super 8 cameras introduced in May 1965. In rigid foam-lined carrying case.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/4500
Materials:
glass, glass reinforced plastic (grp), plastic (unidentified) and white metal (unknown)
type:
8mm cine camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford