Kodak Ektasound 130 Cine Camera

Made:
1973 in Rochester
maker:
Kodak

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Kodak Ektasound 130 Super 8 cine camera, 1973
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Kodak Ektasound 130 cine camera. For Super 8 film in sound cartridges. Kodak Ektar lens F;9mm f/1.2. Automatic exposure; Direct Vision optical finder. Magnetic sound recording facility on striped film. No 009657. Uses Super 8 Mini film cartridge. Serial No 41183. The Kodak Ektasound 130 was the first camera designed to record sound simultaneously with picture on to magnetically-striped Super 8 Ektachrome film. Exposure is set automatically. A microphone plugs into the mini jack socket at the side of the camera below the lens. Six 1.5volt batteries are required to run the camera with one 9v battery to power the sound module. These are contained in the handgrip. The camera runs at 18 frames per second with a two second sound delay after start-up.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/8088
Materials:
glass, plastic (unidentified), white metal (unknown)
type:
cine camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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