Movie Cameras

CINE PROJECTOR S-400area_a area_e CINESTAR S- 400area_j

8mm Movie Projector

Marketed September 1969
Original Price 34,000 yen (w/17-28mm f/1.3)

This model was based on the P-8 CINESTAR S, launched in 1965, with improvements made to accommodate a 400-foot reel. Switching between Regular 8 and Super 8/Single 8 was as simple as a single touch of a lever. The S-400 had an automatic loading and rewinding system like its predecessor. It also featured a 17-28mm f/1.3 zoom lens and a push-button slow-motion function.

Acceptable Film Regular 8 type 8mm film
Super 8 type 8mm film
Single 8 type 8mm film
Aperture Size 3.3 x 4.4 mm, 4 x 5.4 mm
Film Type Switching Switching by a lever
Projection Lens PS 17-28mm f/1.3
Projection Lamp 8 V 50 W
Pilot Lamp Available
Film Loading Film tip insertion type automatic loading
Standard Projection Speed 18 fps
Projection Speed Adjustable Range 10 - 20 fps
Still Projection Not possible
Slow Motion Projection Possible. 8 - 10 fps (During the button is pressed)
Reverse Projection Not possible
Take-up Reel Capacity Approx. 120 m (400 ft). Automatic take-up reel.
Rewinding Automatic rewinding (Fully automatic/Push button)
Rewinding Time Approx. 120 sec.
Others Built-in film cutter/end mark puncher. The reel shaft adapter for Super 8/Single 8 attached.
Power Source AC 100 - 240 V 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption 100 W
Dimensions (W x H x D) 155 x 210 x 333 mm
Weight 5000 g