Just got a Bolex P1 standard 8mm w/Pan-Cinor zoom. Looks to be in good shape . However, I’m lacking a manual and wondering how you turn. We provide free online pdf manuals for camcorders, action cams, dashcams and Bolex Paillard Stereo Movies Series Zoom Reflex P1 – Instruction Manual. SETUP The Bolex P1 is easy to use. First, load the film. See the Bolex manual for the exact procedure. It’s pretty simple – you can do it in.

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This listing has ended. Select a valid country. Ask yourself if you can do the following: Rule is to ‘go slow’. There are no written guides or step-by-step instructions to follow for repair. A small amount of dust a few particles will typically not show when filming.

First, load the film. Item specifics Seller notes: If the film has come off the supply reel top reel during the first half to second half change, thread the film leader back into the take-up reel. It’s also a little tricky to get it aligned correctly when reinstalling the shutter assembly. The D8LA is an upgraded D8L and has a backwind key for dissolves and a modified lightmeter assembly, as well as some other minor differences.


This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. Do you have repair parts? What goes where, etc. Sellers set the item’s declared value and must comply with customs declaration laws.

Typically, the film is transferred to a 3″ plastic projection reel.

Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. The film reels have solid sides so the film will not be exposed. We may receive commission if your application for credit is successful. Ask if they have spare or replacement parts in stock. Back to home page.

If you can’t frame the way you want, physically move your body closer or farther away from subject. Can I just use the 8mm Service Manual Bolex manual to show me how to do the work?

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Know what you are getting. Recheck the diopter as necessary.

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Back to home page. Before that, the speed could be adjusted and ran at a constant speed. Failure to this properly may allow the film end to slip out of the take-up reel and you’ll shoot what you think is another 25 feet of film only to find when you open the door that the film has not been loaded properly.


The little round counter on the back of the camera is the counting footage from reset zero. Look for front lens coating to be damaged. So you do it over again: Refer to eBay Return policy for more details.

I know, Bolex says “it is impossible to overwind”. This adds value and some cost, but the cost is less than if you buy the accessories “a la cart”.

You should always fully wind after each shot.

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They are easy to operate and are very dependable. They were in popular use until the advent of the camcorder, and then were relegated to the closet to await their fate. The motor is overwound. What if they need parts and they don’t have them?