Bell & Howell TQIII Specialist Model 2585 16mm. Sound Projector

Bell & Howell 2585 16mm Sound Projector

Bell & Howell Model 2585 16mm. Sound Projector 20 Watt amplifier output with 24v. 250 Watt quartz lamp. Portable autoloading.

This Japanese made modern Bell & Howell has an autothread facility, Bell & Howell 2" inch (51 mm.) f/1.2 fast lens. Optical sound from 20 watt amplifier and 8 ohm 15 watt speaker. Can be used with external speaker via jack socket or with its own 8 Ohm internal speaker. The 2585 has two brightness settings in forward, a powerful 250 watt dichroic quartz lamp; microphone input, volume, bass and treble controls.

Bell & Howell 2585 16mm Sound Projector

The film path has a 3 claw pull down which readily negotiates joins and splices in older prints, and a loop-restoring facilty. Accomodates 50 ~ or 60 ~ cycles 120/220/240 volts AC operation. The lamp is the easily obtainable 24 v 250 w (ELC) quartz with dichroic reflector providing a brilliant picture. The projector mechanism has a metalic mat black finish. The case and cover is in toughened plastic. The spool arms extend to accommodate reels of up to 2000' ft. capacity. Incorporates a large balanced flywheel behind the sound drum for best sound quality. The film path has a loop-restoring facilty. Silent (18 fps) speed change is facilitated by a lever. The film path is accessible for manual threading or unthreading if required.

The projector case and body parts are of tough plastic making the projector lighter in weight than most Bell & Howells at only 15 kg. (33lbs.) which is a welcome bonus when carrying.

Bell & Howell 2585 16mm Sound Projector


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