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 New!
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
How to replace the
on a B&H 1500 - 2500 series projector
(almost) guide to Bell & Howell Projector Models New!
Operator's Manual for the Ampro Stylist (1MB)
Amplifier schematic for Ampro Stylist: amprosch.pdf (130KB)
Amplifier schematic for Ampro Premier 10:
Schematic for the Movie-Mite Model 63LM projector: moviemite_sch.pdf (19KB)
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, solid
and especially the tube amps. Pull your bad amp out and send it
to him. He'll make it sound like new. He now has the
specialized equipment needed for proper replacement of Bell and Howell
worm gears. Contact him at:
Click Here for more information about Ken's 16mm Projector Service
Film-Tech now has several different manuals for 16mm projectors
available for download in additon to 35mm equipment. http://www.film-tech.com/warehouse/index.php?category=2
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