[Tig] Dates?

peter stansfield peter.stansfield at wavecrest-systems.com
Tue Aug 11 14:37:57 BST 2009


Graham

I beg to differ, but I think there WAS a Mk IIIB

I seem to remember a Rank Cintel flyer with a photo of one. The Flyer  
was
around 1987

Anyone care to join in, Mr Swinson?

Regards

Peter Stansfield
ex-Technical Director of Rank Cintel



On 11 Aug 2009, at 12:41, Graham Collett wrote:

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> Rank Cintel
> Mk. I Polygonal Prism system
> I saw Brian Townsend working on the last couple in about 1976 ..dont
> know when they started, I think it might even be a tough question for
> the great Swinny brain.
>
> Mk. II Twin Lens
> Again I saw the last being made around 75/6 .and even got involved in
> recalibrating claw mechanism's ... Stability spec was 1/12th line ...
> Something some machines today would struggle with.
>
> Mk. III Hopping Patch (jump scan) - 1975
> Yes that was 76 ... I joined Cintel in 75, went to college and while I
> was away the big wardrobe's were changed for these funny shaped things
>
> Mk. IIIB
> No such thing .. The Mkiii above was jumpscan or digiscan1 or and  
> later
> digiscan2 with a variety of options, all custom built.
>
>  Mk. IIIC
> The options werecoming thick and fast, digi3 varispeed, zoom,  all
> became very complicated and very different so someone had the great  
> idea
> of making one standard machine where the options could be fitted as  
> and
> when ..it was the mkiiic and I think it was 1979.
>
>
>
> Graham Collett
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> Anyone care to tell me when these systems were released.
>
> Rank Cintel
> Mk. I Polygonal Prism system
> Mk. II Twin Lens
> Mk. III Hopping Patch (jump scan) - 1975?
> Mk. IIIB
>  Mk. IIIC
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