Look carefully at the links below, I have put together several pages of useful information about 16mm projectors.
Table of picture sizes for various projection distances (including use of Filmovara zoom attachment)
Table of picture sizes in pdf (Acrobat) format, better for printing. (26KB)
For personal use only, not for redistribution.
Paul's Basic Guide to 16mm Projectors
The schematics below for the Bell and Howell model 1552 are typical of all of the 1500 and 2500 series.
Amplifier schematic for Bell and Howell 1552: bhampsch.pdf (63KB)
Projector schematic for Bell and Howell 1552: bhprosch.pdf (51 KB)
The Operators manual for the B&H 25xx models is also
representative of the 15xx models as well.
Bell and Howell operators manual for the 2585, 2590 & 2592 Series
Bell and Howell operators manual for the 273 Silent Projector
on a B&H 1500 - 2500 series projector
guide to Bell & Howell Projector Models
Operator's Manual for the Ampro Stylist (1MB)
Amplifier schematic for Ampro Stylist: amprosch.pdf (130KB)
Amplifier schematic for Ampro Premier
Schematic for the Movie-Mite Model 63LM projector: moviemite_sch.pdf (19KB)
Operators manual for the Movie-Mite 63LM projector: moviemite.pdf (730KB)
Projector Repair Resources
Projector repair service?
I'm going to give a plug here for Ken Layton, who is an expert in
movie projector repair, and specializes in repairing amplifiers,
and especially the tube amps. Unfortunately, he is often too
busy to take on more work. He has the
specialized equipment needed for proper replacement of Bell and
worm gears. Contact him at:
Click Here for more information about Ken's 16mm Projector Service
Richard C Patchett in Michigan
Repair and parts for Elmo Eiki, B&H and most other 16mm projectors.
Also has parts for the RCA TP 66.
Replaces B&H worm gears.
RC's Classic Collections
Parts and Service
Parts for Eiki, Elmo and B&H.
Repairs on most makes.
Go to Paul's list of bargain films for sale
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