Kodak Ektasound 130 Super 8 cine camera. For Super 8 film in sound cartridges. Kodak Ektar lens F;9mm f/1.2. Automatic exposure; DV optical finder. Magnetic sound recording facility on striped film. No 015347. In original carton with Kodak directional microphone and wriststrap (carton not seen 2011). bought in a camera shop in 1976 for £64.07. The Kodak Ektasound 130 was the first camera designed to record sound simultaneously with picture onto magnetically-striped Super 8 Ektachrome film.
Kodak Ektasound 130 Super 8 camera with microphone made by the Eastman Kodak Company in the United States, 1973.
The Kodak Super 8 Ektasound 130 was the first camera designed to simultaneously record sound with pictures using magnetically-striped Super 8 Ektachrome film. The introduction of the Super 8 format offering lip-synchronised dialogue opened up the world of sound for the home movie-maker. The only disadvantage was that the microphone often picked up the sound of the camera mechanism. The camera runs at 18 frames per second with a two second sound delay after start-up.
- Object Number:
- cine camera
- The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
- Permanent collection
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.