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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There’s a diopter focus adjustment just like on the right lens of a pair of decent binoculars. Starting aboutwith the L8 early model8mm Bolex cameras became popular with photographers and travelers to document their home lifestyles and while traveling.

Ask how the camera winds.

Original Paillard Bolex P1 Vintage Cine Movie Camera Manual Instruction Book

Dec 05, Back to home page. If you move or pan too fast, people will get ‘seasick’ when watching: Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list.

Clean or replace the pad, calibrate the speed. Visit eBay’s page on international selling. Do you have repair parts?

Learn more – opens in a new window or tab Manuzl The listing you’re looking for has ended. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking. Back to home page. The cameras were not cheap, but film was relatively inexpensive as was processing. Before that, the speed could be adjusted and ran at a constant speed. They are easy to operate and are very dependable.


Minimum monthly payments are required. Add to Watch list. This all-purpose ” weasel clause ” coupled with some fancy text and gorgeous pictures may convince you that this camera is “ready to go”. You have flipped reel once and are on second and last half of film reel. Buyers may be subject to additional charges for customs clearance.

If the camera was stored with the motor fully wound, the motor’s spring inside the motor casing may have taken on a permanent “bend” which means that it oblex lost some or all manuxl its “springy-ness”.

You probably bent the shutter control index pin when installing the shutter assembly into the main case. Running the motor without film passing the gate will not cause the camera or film any harm, but you will not capture the moment: Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc.


P11 eBay’s page on international selling. Unfortunately, the P3 batteries tended to be left in the camera stored too long and the zoom motor and it’s maanual were subsequently damaged by leaking mercury cells. A small amount of dust a few particles will typically not show when filming. This is a private listing and your identity will not be disclosed to anyone except the seller. Most important you need to know how to disassemble and reassemble the parts within the camera’s main case, top plate, and front shutter assembly.


The text just says, “it winds and runs”.

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Aim camera at subject, need to zoom in or out? This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking.

bolrx For spare parts, you can buy another camera to act as a donor. Can I just use the 8mm Service Manual Bolex manual to show me how to do the work? The motor runs now at one continuous speed or varies wildly. We may receive commission if your application for credit is successful.

Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods and will depend on when your payment clears – opens in a new window or tab. Add to watch list. Does your camera really need an overhaul? A shot of WD40 in the outside winding assembly to ‘loosen up” the winding assembly? The P-1 series has a French made “Som Berthoit mm” 5X power manual zoom lens, a battery powered light meter with the light meter in the direct path Reflex of the lens at all times.