Projector for 120 slides.

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  1. vegard_norway

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    Hi all.

    As my first medium format camera is on its way to me, I am looking for a projector that will take these slides.
    The projector I got only takes 135 slides.
    I will shoot must slides, so I will need a projector to show them. Any tip on what projector to go for?
    Oh yes, I will like a old one, but auto focus is great to have.
     
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    for example Rollei P66 or Rollei P66E - you have to monitor ebay. I recommend those mounts Gepe 6x6 Anti-Newton Glass Mounts , Gepe 6x4.5cm (3mm Thick) Medium Format Single-Sided Anti-Newton Glass Mounts
     
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    Hasselblad PCP80 is another one
     
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    Which medium format camera? If you're shooting 6x7, none of the above 6x6 slide projectors will work for you and you'll need something that takes 85mm mounts.
     
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    Hello.

    Sorry, I forgot the information on what camera I am using.
    It is a Rolleicord.
    But, I will also need slides mount and a projector for 6x7.
     
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    I have a Mamiya Pro-Cabin 67. You don't see them around much. They are built like a tank
     
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    Thanks for the information and link.
     
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    Make sure that bulbs are still available as well as trays or in case of manual "slide holder/frame". It is hard to find those later. Also check lens , some may require quite long distance between projector and the screen. Not a problem if you have a large room.
     
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    When you find one, as was mentioned, research the bulb. Some of the older bulbs may no longer be available, or at very high prices. I remember seeing discussions about converting an old Rollie projector to use a different bulb, because of that reason, the bulb could not be found.

    Lots easier to find a 6x6 projector, but manual 6x7 projectors are out there. Be patient is the key, watch eBay or the local internet classifieds (similar to Craig's List). It took me over a year to get my 6x6 projector.
     
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    Hello and thanks for the good information.
    Oh yes, bulbs have to be around. If I find a projector, maybe a idea to stock up some bulbs, just to be on the safe side....Or, as some say, go for a new projector.