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Conforming the Neg
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- Subject: Conforming the Neg
- From: verploeg at eznet.net
- Date: Mon, 7 Jul 1997 09:35:57 -0400
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Dominic Case is precisely correct in his 7 July explanation of 35mm & 16mm
edgeprinting -- position and reason for half-foot repetition. Correct also is
Daniel Fort in his 5 July post -- the zero frame reference dot can never occur
on the frame line.
>I would suggest contacting Kodak or Fuji and getting their key number spec
>sheet for further information.
Kodak edgeprint guides for 16mm, 35mm & 65mm films are available free from
your Kodak Rep. The guides also list the letter designators for all current
Dominic went on to say:
>However, the adjustment of any offset between a Keykode reader head and
>the point of reference (i.e. gate) on any logging system (bench,
>telecine etc) is very sensitive. Because the dot can appear on perf
>1,2,3 or 4 of a frame, any error of half a perf (and often much less)
>can cause mislogging of up to 25% of negative. With nightmarish results.
Please contact me if you'd like the user's guide explaining how the Kodak
Keykode verification film addresses this problem and determines the accuracy
of an entire reader system. Snail mail or fax.
Don Ver Ploeg
thanks to Gary Shaw of Pacific Video Canada for support of the TIG in 1997
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