[Tig] TIG Researching numbers of telecines and scanners from the beginning of the Rank Cintel era

Skip Elsheimer avgeeks at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 23:53:47 GMT 2015

So given these numbers, how Blackmagic will be able to cover their
costs for their new film scanner that is just under $30K?

Skip Elsheimer
A/V Geeks

On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 6:49 PM, Rich Torpey via Tig <tig at colorist.org> wrote:
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>  This thread reminds me of a certain VTR manufacturer that decided they could make a killing in the telecine field. Somehow their research told them that the market was huge and had a limitless future. Their business model was predicated on selling 200 per year to start.
> I think their final sales number was somewhere near "7" ;-)
> Rich Torpey
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> Sohonet www.sohonet.co.uk sponsors the TIG.RushTera www.RushTera.com supports the TIG.=====Mkiii's continued s/n throughout variations, they got to early 900's --- 908 I think, before they jumped to 1000 for the first of John Millward's hd mkiii's. Graham Collett Sent from my iPhone> On 21 Jan 2015, at 18:06,  wrote:> > > Ted,> > > > Rank Cintel Telecine numbers> > > Pure “Educated Guess”> > > Around 1000 MKIIIs of all versions from original MKIII Jumpscan to MKIIIC EnhancedDigiscan 4:2:2 > > (35 MKIII Jumpscans in 1 year went to Nigeria!)> > Of course several MKIIIs in the USAwere converted to Turbo Telecines.> > Around 40 ADS -1 and 2 Cintel Line Array CCD scanner, thefirst to use an IR channel to detect and conceal scratches !> > MKIII ED, 2 were built for UK Sky TV> > MKIIIHD, around 8 were built, all went to the USA> > Around 360 Ursas all versions Ursa,Gold, Diamond etc> > About 5 Klone 2K Line array CCD. Pin registered scanners> > Around 70 C Reality HD / Data telecines> > Around 20 DSX Scanners, 4K units based on C Reality.> > About 35 Ditto CCD Area Array Data scanners.> > I have no idea how many MKII or Photoconductive telecinesCintel were made.> > There were as well a few Rascal and Casllisto telecinesbased on HD modified MKIIIs. > > Cheers> > Peter> > > _______________________________________________http://colorist.orgTo change subscription options, see http://tig.colorist.org/mailman/listinfo/tig
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