Posted on December 18 2013
Pro8mm’s Pro814 Super 8 Film Camera just got an upgrade! We have replaced the existing internal meter system that always ran on 2 PX13 mercury batteries to a new system that will eliminate the need for separate meter batteries. The modification includes a regulator circuit so that the auto meter system will now function on the 4 AA camera power source.
This is a great advancement in this camera as its often difficult to find these outdated light batteries and they don’t offer the same quality control that was once available. Initially most super 8 cameras powered there exposure meters from these M&M size separate batteries because this was the best technology at the time. Although inconvenient it provided a reasonable way to get an auto setting. Over time newer and better systems were invented to power exposure meters which is why other super 8 models don’t necessarily use them.
The Pro814 Meter Mod will become a standard feature in all Pro814 super 8 film cameras . We are also offering a-la-carte upgrades for customers who already own a Pro814 camera or a Canon 814 AZ camera. Visit American Restoration Canon 814 for more details!Pro8mm | 2805 West Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91505 | Ph: 818-848-5522 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | www.pro8mm.com
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