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 having frame
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.

  


  K108 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.
 

   K108 specifications:
   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, customer supplies
   the camera body cap and mechanical remote switch. The remote trigger switch function  must be
   mechanical. (not infrared).
  

                                
 

 This  K108 package price: $6.850.00 plus shipping expenses.


Updating existing JK Optical Printers  (K107, K106r and K105)  to digital transfer operation.

K107 printer 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 items: 

Camera mounting hardware, bellows to camera adapter, 12vdc 30watt adapter for  existing 300watt quartz light (ELH) light housing. 
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.
 
Put your old K103 and K104 printer back to good use.
With DTA  camera trigger controls these 35 year old printers can be used to digitize new and old film footage.
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 send for installation.

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, customer supplies the camera body cap and mechanical remote switch. The remote trigger switch function  must be mechanical. (not infrared).
 
   
  DTA - DIGITAL TRANSFER ADAPTER
  
For JK Optical Printers K103 and K104
   Instructions: Inspect the 4 pin socket in the projector console,
   shorting the pins 1 and 2 must trigger the projector. Insert the 4 pin
   plug into projector socket. Plug the projector and adapter power
   cords into 110 Vac. line. Insert the camera plug into external trigger
   socket. Set camera controls M, exposure, resolution and light
   values. Use color correction and ND filters. Camera ON, Projector
   ON DELAY TIME - Set delay time to minimum time required for
   data storage into camera memory media. Use high capacity memory
   2 to 4gb. Turn adapter power On / OFF to control length of printing cycle.

DTA Kit includes following items:
Camera mounting hardware, Bellows to camera adapter. DTA controls, Remote trigger cord for Canon DSLR's. 
12Volt  30Watt DC adapter kit for existing  110 vac  300 watt light housing.
You will need supply a DSLR camera,  Canon EOS 30D is commonly used, other Canon
metal body models work also. If you wish to use other than Cannon DSLR camera we need to modify  camera body
cap for bellows intallation and appropriate  mechanical remote trigger. 
DTA Kit  US$ 675.00 + shipping cost


LED light for K103, K104 and K105 Optical Printers
 

    This 20watt LED light source will replace the original
300watt 110vac light and 300watt halogen light source.
Cool running, long life and stable color balance light
is ideal for long and slow process of film to digital transfer process. Works for film to film printing also.
    A simple installation to existing printer assembly. Remove 2pc. 2" filter   holder brackets and use the same screw holes to install LED light. Fits in between 400' film reels.
Install 1 inch filter holder and condenser assembly to close to the film gate position.
Obtain a 120Vac. power strip, having on/off switch and AC spark arrestor.  Plug all system power cords to this power strip.

 
   

JK103LED light fits to K104 and K105  reel holder assembly as is, no alteration required. Most of K103 printers have 75 watt lamp holder tap that needs to be cut off to make room for heat sink block.
JK10345LED unit cost: $285.00 + shipping and state tax if applies.

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