[Tig] manual framing

Rob Lingelbach rob
Fri Mar 21 14:44:49 GMT 2003

On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 12:05:50AM -0800, Marc Wielage wrote:

> I've found that the Spirit sometimes suffers from lack of repeatability in
> terms of vertical framing.  At least under DaVinci 2K control, sometimes the
> framing will appear to be correct, but when you re-zero the vertical framing
> button, you get a slightly different position.  

the explanation of this I've been given by Thomson is that it is
due to a slight slop in fit of the entrance sprocket tooth to
the perf, that it is designed-in, and that if the fit were
tighter there would be danger of deforming or tearing the film.

Rob Lingelbach   
rob at colorist.org

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