Maker and Role
Eastman Kodak Company, Manufacturer
An 8mm movie projector, on the side is a red maker's plate with a Motor Switch and a Lamp Switch. In the centre is a black speed adjusting knob. The empty take-up spindle (2) is placed on the lower take-up spindle. The film reel is placed on the upper spindle and then threaded through the slot between the lens and the lamp onto the lower reel. There is an elevation knob on the front of the projector to adjust or lower the height for viewing. The lens has a pin which enables the operator to focus the projector. The 500-watt lamp has its own cover and is housed in a special metal cover with fins for heat dissipation. 100-125 volts, 600 watts, for use with slow burning film only. 500 watt lamp maximum. Serial number 83384. A long grey-coloured power cord emerges from the back of the projector and terminates in a 2-pin plug. -2 Take-up spool made of aluminium, slotted with alternating round and pear-shaped holes. A small hole in the centre with three slots has been designed to fit the spool
Signature/Marks and Type
Made in United States of America by
Eastman Kodak Co.
Rochester, N.Y. Maker's Plate
Eastman Kodak Company. Projector [Kodascope Eight-33], 2006.404.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).