WTB: 6x6 slide projector

Discussion in '[Classifieds] Want to Buy' started by kmallick, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. kmallick

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    I am enjoying my new foray into medium format film photography and I am absolutely in love with Velvia chromes in 6x6 and 6x7. I am getting very sad when I look at the scanned files and I don't think scanning does justice to the nice chromes. I am looking for a reasonably priced 6x6 slide projector that works nicely and one that is not too huge. I would most definitely prefer one that uses a tray, rather than me hand feeding the slides one at a time.

    Let me know if you have one that you are not using and hence want to get rid of.
     
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    There's a link to one in Denver in our medium format forum too.

    The one on rff was listed in March, I think the guy keeps reposting it because no one has come close to what he wants for it. Almost six months now.
     
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    I have a Rollei P11, it does both 35mm slides and 6x6 with remote, has lens for the 6x6 format, recent maintenance performed works great I am in Southern California
     
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    Welcome to another aspect of MF that many would say, is-not, reasonably priced; MF Slide Projectors.

    Rollei, 6 X 6 and Mamiya Cabin, 6 X 7 projectors appear on the big auction site about 1/2 dozen times a year.
    Always expensive, (to me anyway). There is a Rollei there now for $450.USD, IIRC.
    I've never seen a Mamiya Cabin, go for less then about $475.USD, or a Rollei for less then $350.USD, or thereabouts.

    I'm a bit of a tinkerer and I've often wondered if I could make a MF slide projector from some old IMAX, bits n pieces.
    Naturally, this is pure fantasy (or delusional), as I doubt I'll ever find affordable, bits n pieces, of anything IMAX related.
     
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    This is simply not true. Last month I sold my Liesegang Fantax 600A for 75 pounds on Ebay. That was a little on the low side, but I'd have been very surprised if it went for more than 120 pounds (say 200 dollars). In recent years I've also sold a Rollei 66s for 180 pounds, and a Rolllei p11 for 85 pounds.

    The Fantax is fully automatic and more than equals most projectors - image and build quality is better than a Rollei 66s, for example. The Fantax 600p is the manual version - and sells for less. Why did I sell it? Because I had bought a Rollevision 66 for a mere 75 pounds, also on Ebay! That one was an absolute bargain (it made up for the low price I got for the Fantax) - they usually make 200 to 220 pounds (that's around $320-$350).
     
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    I would avoid this model. It used an old-fashioned bulb that is expensive and difficult to find. It also uses a rubber flywheel - after 40 years the rubber will be on its last legs. You can replace them with several rubber washers glued together, but it is a hastle to get to the mechanism.