FILM IMAGE to DIGITAL IMAGE with K108 Optical Printer
K108 printer is designed for the pin registered film
image transfer to digital format. Supplied with a S16 film
gate that works with
Standard 16mm and S16 frame. The frame size and alignment is controlled by camera
viewfinder system. This printer works similar to K107 setup for digital
transfer operation, having programmable total exposure
time and data loading time control and total frame number control. This system
by frame pin registered pull down projector, long lasting
LED light source and DSLR camera up to 2K size
image sensor is ideal machine for
film to digital copy work.
The drive system of this custom made 35mm printer is made
for 35mm 4 perforation pull down full- screen aperture animation
movement and for optional interchangeable 16mm animation movement.
Designed exclusively for film image transfer to digital media.
Light source: LED 35watt, Lens: Micro-Nikkor 55mm
f/2.8, Nikkor bellows system. Dimensions: Height 45", Wide 32", Deep
10.5". deep, Weight 65lb.
Cost: US$ 9,750.00 +
Custom supplied camera options: Canon DSLR's, Nikon DSLR's, 4/3
Lumix DMC-GH2 or GH3,
and Shutter-less digital camera like Pulnix RMC-4200GE.
Optical Printer offers a low cost system with high quality results.
The image quality of an original
film and the frame size are the only limiting factors. Whether it is a
small 8mm., Super8, 16mm., Super16 or 4 perforation pull down 35mm, will
have effect on final results when viewed on HDTV screen. Super 16 frame format
and the size (for a low budget film maker) is a most suitable format yielding
the closest aspect ratio to HDTV frame. Usable film area for HDTV transfer
is 31.4% large vs. 16mm. HDTV frame area.
See Super16 Super 16 HDTV frame area can
be digitized to 2K size file which is industry standard and close to highest
quality of HDTV image.
The maximum DSLR
camera mounting from base to lens center axis is 2.125". Camera and
projector frame size and focus distance is accomplished by
bellows, extension tubes and distance adjustment in between
projector gate, lens and camera.
JK film gates are interchangeable: 8mm, S8, 16mm, S16, and 35mm.
Long life light source is 20w LED lamp with condenser system, covers up
to S16mm. frame size. Film reel capacity up to 11 inch diameter (800
ft.) Programmable exposure and data storage time control.
Programmable 4 digit frame number for total frames. Supplied lens
is EL-Nikkor 50mm F/2.8 Buyer supplies DSLR camera. Bellows
to Canon DSLR camera adapter and appropriate remote trigger cord is
supplied per customer specification. All other DSLR camera makes,
the camera body cap and mechanical remote switch. The remote
trigger switch function must be mechanical. (not infrared).
package price: $6.850.00 plus shipping expenses.
JK Optical Printers (K107, K106r and K105)
to digital transfer operation.
integrated with DSLR camera - is
a setup to
transfer scene of film images into digital format for editing and HDTV
viewing. Automatic run controls of K107 printer simplifies the high
quality digital transfer process. The speed of printing cycle is related to
time required for image resolution data storage. Using 5 GB flash drive
takes lot of images and operation is faster vs. RemoteCapture software.
Canon metal body cameras are
recommended for this operation, reported shutter activation over 200'000
frames. DSLR camera for DTA operation must have option for mechanical remote trigger
switch. Other than Canon cameras we require a remote switch and body cap
to send for installation.
This K107 printer is
controlled by dedicated computer system and require
following changes and add on item
|Camera mounting hardware,
bellows to camera adapter, Lumix DMC- GH-2, GH-3,
Lumix DML-GH5 EOS are commonly used. Canon
metal body models work also.The existing camera motor is replaced with the cam operated
camera trigger and synchronizing adapter (DTA). The
exposure time and time for digital data storage is
programmable with the printer controls. The digital data can
be stored directly to computer hard drive using EOS
RemoteCapture software, or saved to camera storage
media using camera settings.
DTA Kit package for K107, K106 and
K105 dedicated computer controlled printers:
$ 785.00 The
price doesn't include the EOS DSLR camera.