Rewinders capacity

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Rewinders capacity

Post by 7OSE9 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:29 am

Does anyone know the maximum reels size that can be used with these Zeiss rewinders? Usually present with the Moviscop viewer
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Re: Rewinders capacity

Post by sciolist » Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:14 pm

The spindle is 5½ inches above the base, so an 800-foot reel will fit.

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Re: Rewinders capacity

Post by 7OSE9 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:59 pm

Thank you!

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Re: Rewinders capacity

Post by 7OSE9 » Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:50 pm

Do you know diameter of 800 foot reel?

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Re: Rewinders capacity

Post by sciolist » Sun Dec 03, 2017 12:04 am

Neumade 16mm 800-foot metal reels I've got are 10½ inches in diameter.

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Re: Rewinders capacity

Post by Wade » Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:15 am

I use those little Zeiss rewinds on their original mounting board in my makeshift darkroom, and decided against getting 800 foot rewinds to use with it. The bottom of the shaft is tapered, and I was concerned the edge of the reel might rub against it. It might work, but I wasn't sure, so I use the smallest 400 foot split reel ( 7 inch diameter) and it works great. I don't have the 800 foot one, so I can't say for sure.
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Re: Rewinders capacity

Post by sciolist » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:08 am

Wade wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:15 am
The bottom of the shaft is tapered, and I was concerned the edge of the reel might rub against it.
A Neumade 800-foot 16mm metal reel clears the base of the rewinder, but only by a millimeter or two. I wouldn't want to have to wind 800-feet of 16mm film with the tiny crank, however. A 400-foot reel is probably a practical maximum.

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Re: Rewinders capacity

Post by 7OSE9 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:11 am

I still do not have the two rewinders in my hand, but I know that if I wanted to use 800 feet and I would have to buy an empty reel, I would have to be careful with the diameter. I could just look for a Neumade 800ft reels.

I have a Muray De Luxe editor + Muray M rewinders for more larger sizes (not giant sizes, I don't edit very large 16mm).

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