A Super 8 Projection Cartridge System for Automatic Loading and Operation

Author(s): R. C. Gearhart ; M. E. Brown
Publisher: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Publication Date: 1 October 1969
Conference Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Conference Date: 2 October 1969
Page(s): 52 - 60
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-61482-902-7
DOI: 10.5594/M00926



Super 8 films, cameras, projectors and auxilliary equipment may properly be described as comprising a system in which the common super 8 film format is intended to serve the widest possible variety of photographic display applications. Subsystem needs include a projection cartridge offering film loading, cleaning and editing simplicity in addition to operating reliability and handling convenience. A super 8 projector design utilizing a new film cartridge system is described. A number of unique features involved in the cartridge and projection system are covered in some detail. These features include the cartridge mounting, automatic film take-up assembly and automatic rewind and review.