Bell & Howell DCT

#1 by John Guthrie , Thu Oct 29, 2015 1:23 pm

There is a B&H DCT being offered for sale local to me, the seller's advert says:

"This Super 8 Film Projector appears to be in good working condition but requires a new 150w 15v light bulb. It also has no spools or films to try it out. It comes with two leads". The asking price is AU $28 or about £14.00

Is this projector any good and is it good value?

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RE: Bell & Howell DCT

#2 by Barry Attwood , Thu Oct 29, 2015 4:40 pm

John, run and grab it as fast as you can, this is the top of the range super 8 Bell & Howell, it has an 800' capacity, and has 2 line outs which with a suitable amplifier turn the machine into Stereo. The Bell and Howell's have one of the best pathways as well, and will cope with any type of film stock, and they hardly ever go wrong. I actually use one to check all my films I sell.


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RE: Bell & Howell DCT

#3 by Deleted User , Thu Oct 29, 2015 4:59 pm

John.
I've got one as well.
It's a great machine.

can transfer track to track,
Play Stereo tracks and has high and low settings for the lamp.

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RE: Bell & Howell DCT

#4 by David Hardy ( deleted ) , Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:09 pm

Yes very good machine for a Sankyo. However all that "plastic" ...YUK !!!! hahahahaha !!!


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RE: Bell & Howell DCT

#5 by David Hardy ( deleted ) , Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:54 pm

BUY IT !!! If its in good working order. A bargain at that price.


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#6 by Robert Crewdson ( deleted ) , Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:48 am

Like David said 'IF', that being the important word.



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#7 by Hugh Thompson Scott ( deleted ) , Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:18 pm

Even for to use it as spares, £14.00 is no money, just take it and run John.



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RE: Bell & Howell DCT

#8 by Deleted User , Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:51 pm

A1/231 15 volt 150 watt lamp in the U.K.
Usually about £7.99p

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RE: Bell & Howell DCT

#9 by Andrew Woodcock , Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:17 pm

A1 232 Tony, A1 231 is a 12v 100w, lamp just for clarification.



 
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RE: Bell & Howell DCT

#10 by Deleted User , Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:22 pm

Thanks Andrew,
Thought that was the lamp no.
Was going to check it later on

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RE: Bell & Howell DCT

#11 by David Hardy ( deleted ) , Sat Oct 31, 2015 12:31 pm

Tony ... Your sacked !!! hahahaha !


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RE: Bell & Howell DCT

#12 by John Guthrie , Sat Oct 31, 2015 12:36 pm

Well I got the projector today for $25 (£11.55) seems to be in nice condition, later on I'll stick a bulb in it and see how it goes.

Unfortunately no manual. Does anyone have a pdf copy?

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#13 by David Hardy ( deleted ) , Sat Oct 31, 2015 1:29 pm

YES ! Good luck there John I hope it works out fine at that SUPER BARGAIN price.


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#14 by Andrew Woodcock , Sat Oct 31, 2015 1:35 pm

It's a good machine, it is still worth the money even if it needs a little work.
It's worth this price to have even just for a spares machine IMHO.



 
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