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Take up reel doesn't take up the film
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It's about four and a half minutes long, and shows how to clean the various components that need cleaning beforehand as well as how to thread the projector.
However, I wish you good bloody luck on finding a bulb, if you don't have one that still works. From the look of the unit, it uses a DAR bulb, which was delisted (read: went out of production) thirty years ago. You can sometimes find new old-stock (NOS) DAR bulbs on eBay, but expect to pay $30 to $35 apiece plus shipping for them.
Posted on Mar 17, 2009
SOURCE: I have a Bell &
most of the projectors handle 2 different versions of 8 mm films.. and ..
in accordance with this feature again most of the projectors have a switch that can run either of the version..So,your projector should have a switch to handle either of the standards.8 mm film is slower than super 8 ..You must have recorded super 8mm and now triying to play on 8 mm..If I knew your movie camera model I can tell the which one is.As far as I have checked your projector can only hande and not capable
Sorry about it.you must find another projector that can run your super 8 mm..just in case if you need a user manual pls visit the link below..
Hope this helps..if not pls ask me more..
Bell & Howell 253 & 253AR Movie Projector Manual
Vintage Bell & Howell 253 AX 8mm Movie Projector
Condition: Used & Operational
Size: See Description
Color: Brown-Gray Wrinkle Finish
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Bell & Howell
This great machine has a metal plate that says: 115 V. AC 60 Cycle Only 500 W Max, amps, Chicago 45, ILL, U.S.A. Projector Model 253 AX Bell & Howell. It has the Frame lever and a switch that has Lamp, Motor and Off. It works great. A metal take up movie reel comes with the projector. The unit is compact and has the metal lid with a pushbutton that opens the projector when depressed. There is a switch on the side that has the Rewind and Forward.
It measures approximately 12 inches tall by 8.5 inches wide and 8.5 inches deep. It is a heavy, well built projector and is the Iron Horse of the 8mm movie projectors of the 1950's. This projector works great and it has been serviced and ready for you to watch your old home movies.
Posted on Aug 05, 2011
SOURCE: Bell+Howell FILMO 8mm Projector
If the backside of the arm opposite the the pin holding the reel has a screw [possibly plastic] loosen it 1/2 turn at a time. First put a film reel on the pin to check each adjustment buy putting the empty reel with your finger.
Posted on Feb 23, 2013
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