[SlideCube] Repair of Sears/Bell & Howell Slide Projectors
tvigue at adelphia.net
Sat Nov 25 05:36:47 PST 2006
Thanks Hans, great info.
One of these days I will restore mine if I don't digitize the slides first.
I'm still waiting for the prices to come down on the slide scanners.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hans Schwethelm" <harry55551 at yahoo.com>
To: <slidecube at armory.com>
Sent: Friday, November 24, 2006 10:08 PM
Subject: [SlideCube] Repair of Sears/Bell & Howell Slide Projectors
> The question comes up about Information how to repair a Projector. There
> is on ebay, under Projectors a Gent that sells the Gear part that usually
> breaks.He will include a description on how to do it. He is the most
> reasonable ( moneywise) I have about 10 projectors that I picked up for
> peanuts and repaired.Besides the gear there is a problem with the BLADE
> that fails to close when changing slides allowing the full beam of light
> to be projected onto the screen.The problem is solved by cutting 3 coils
> off the spring that pulls the blades shut.I took one projector apart and
> experimented.Compared to Kodak, this is a simple design. One more thing.
> When taking out the 4 screws that show after lifting the lid, be gentle
> and don`t force anything. Tere is a small Hexagon head nut screwed into
> one of the 4 side plates.Most likely it is under the sideplate that is
> held on with double sided tape. If you need any info, perhaps I can help
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