Fujica Single 8 P1 camera

Made:
1965-1977 in Japan
maker:
Fuji Photo Optical Co. Ltd

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Fujica Single 8 P1 Camera
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

8mm cine camera, Fujica Single-8 P1 camera. Uses Fuji proprietary Super 8 film cassettes. Fujinon 1.8 / 11.5mm lens. Made by Fuji Photo Optical Co. Ltd., between 1965 and 1977. Cine camera for Single 8 film cartridges; Fujinon F:11.5mm f/1.8 lens. Direct vision optical finder with exposure indication; auto exposure electric motor drive; pistol grip. No 435857.

Fujica Single 8 P1 camera, made by Fuji in Japan, 1965.

The P1 was one of the first Single 8 cameras, and compared to other Single 8s it was relatively cheap and simple to use. It was intended for amateur use, and cost around £34 in 1967.

Single 8 is a motion picture film format introduced by Fujifilm in 1965 as an alternative to the Kodak Super 8 format.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/7251
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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