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by Stan Disbrow
Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Vintage Kodak DSLRs
Topic: Diffraction on Pro14n?
Replies: 8
Views: 1220

Re: Diffraction on Pro14n?

Hi, Well, the 1D issue wasn't too bad. It tended to show up when shooting existing light indoors with a lamp in the shot. Otherwise it was pretty decent. I got one because I had picked up a used 1Ds from a friend and so bought a couple Canon lenses to go with. Even though I mostly used Nikon manual ...
by Stan Disbrow
Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Vintage Kodak DSLRs
Topic: Diffraction on Pro14n?
Replies: 8
Views: 1220

Re: Diffraction on Pro14n?

Hi, It was the Canon 1D, 4 MP APS-H, that had a bleed issue. Worst of the bunch. Since it was a CCD, it bled in a streak rather than a blob. And, they were different since they read even lines to the right and odd lines to the left to increase reading speed. Well, it was a sports camera. Anyway, a b...
by Stan Disbrow
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Vintage Kodak DSLRs
Topic: Diffraction on Pro14n?
Replies: 8
Views: 1220

Re: Diffraction on Pro14n?

Hi, They made a lot of the 1.3 MP units over several models, in both Nikon and Canon. That basic design allowed Kodak to simply buy a film body and stick their digital back on. I only had one like that, a 460, which was the first APS-H 6 MP. Had that alongside a Nikon E2. This was when everyone was ...
by Stan Disbrow
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Vintage Kodak DSLRs
Topic: Diffraction on Pro14n?
Replies: 8
Views: 1220

Re: Diffraction on Pro14n?

Hi, Looks like pixel bleeding to me. That is when high level light causes electrical charge to migrate thru the silicon to neighboring pixels which have a lower electrical charge because they have received less light. I know Kodak had real issues with the non-Kodak sensor (Fill Factory made IIRC) in...
by Stan Disbrow
Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Vintage Nikon DSLRs
Topic: Nikon E-series serial numbers
Replies: 86
Views: 111257

Re: Nikon E-series serial numbers

Hi,

Here's another seen on eBay: E2N 7300051

Stan
by Stan Disbrow
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Vintage Nikon DSLRs
Topic: Power Supply FUJIX Nikon E2s
Replies: 1
Views: 2165

Re: Power Supply FUJIX Nikon E2s

Hi, I open packs using a flat blade Xacto knife in the big fat handle. I use it like a chisel with a small ball peen hammer. This, along the seam between the two clamshell halves. A small vise to hold the pack comes in handy as well. You will have to use NiCd cells as the E2 charger with the round p...
by Stan Disbrow
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Vintage Kodak DSLRs
Topic: Kodak DCS 420 Wonderhealing?!
Replies: 1
Views: 1645

Re: Kodak DCS 420 Wonderhealing?!

Hi, Welcome to the world of old/bad batteries! ;) Yeah. Doesn't work properly when the voltage is low. Pretty much par for the course. And, just using a voltmeter on a pack won't tell the whole story. You need to measure under maximum load. Batteries drop voltage as the load increases. Bad batteries...
by Stan Disbrow
Tue May 14, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Vintage Kodak DSLRs
Topic: My last catch – a Kodak DCS Pro14n(x)
Replies: 1
Views: 3149

Re: My last catch – a Kodak DCS Pro14n(x)

Hi, The x also means they installed the new, improved, sensor for the SLR/n. The whole thing was quite a mess at the time. Kodak might have been better off to stick with their own APS-H sensor, which was up to 10MP by then. IIRC, only Leica used it. I wonder just what goes on in the sensor over time...
by Stan Disbrow
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Vintage Nikon DSLRs
Topic: Nikon E-series serial numbers
Replies: 86
Views: 111257

Re: Nikon E-series serial numbers

Hi,

I just saw a Nikon E2N on eBay, serial 7200064. BiN 500 USD with Fujix 15 MB card and a battery (no charger, and untested due to no charger).

Stan
by Stan Disbrow
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Vintage Nikon DSLRs
Topic: What determines collectability?
Replies: 8
Views: 9123

Re: What determines collectability?

Hi, OK. Found the FE and FA. FE still works, FA doesn't as it crinkled the shutter long ago. A quick trip to eBay and the FA has a defunct MD-15 motor drive and MF-12 data back. So, it is back to looking like what I carried all the time to document fire / rescue calls. I put the AI 50mm f1.8 lens on...
by Stan Disbrow
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Vintage Nikon DSLRs
Topic: Nikon Df
Replies: 14
Views: 11943

Re: Nikon Df

Hi, Well, we took our trip. Went to Sanibel Island in Florida. That is on the Gulf Coast. We took one day and walked thru half of the Ding Darling preserve. I had the Df with the 150-600 on a monopole and the 760c with the 28-105 on my shoulder. Shot mostly with the Df and the shots are quite good. ...
by Stan Disbrow
Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Vintage Kodak DSLRs
Topic: DCS 760M on the Bay
Replies: 7
Views: 7833

Re: DCS 760M on the Bay

Hi, Here is a new one, $1000 opening with no bids yet and six days to go: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Kodak-Professional-DCS-760M/143055449231?hash=item214ec4ec8f:g:L5MAAOSwmfhcF8qh And this one down to $1875 now: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Kodak-DCS-760m-Digital-Camera-Monochrome/183478804464?hash=item2...
by Stan Disbrow
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Vintage Nikon DSLRs
Topic: What determines collectability?
Replies: 8
Views: 9123

Re: What determines collectability?

Hi, Ok. I have joined you all as a Junior member. A Cub Collector, as it were. I have a bookcase in the living room with glass paneled doors. In it right now are my old F4, a D1H and the Nikon F5/Kodak 760c. Now I need another old E2, and a couple other old units to go with (FE, FA, D2H). Maybe some...
by Stan Disbrow
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Vintage Kodak DSLRs
Topic: DCS 760M on the Bay
Replies: 7
Views: 7833

Re: DCS 760M on the Bay

Hi,

That one from Virginia is still available, and now there is one in Australia as well.

Stan
by Stan Disbrow
Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Vintage Nikon DSLRs
Topic: Nikon Df
Replies: 14
Views: 11943

Re: Nikon Df

Here is an update. So far, I have used it with every lens I have, and it works just fine. My issue now is: more lenses. There is the new AFS 20/1.8 and that is now on my list. As may be the AFS 28/1.8 to boot. I really didn't want the Df Lens Kit with the AFS 50/1.8 but now that I have it, I rather ...