Shutter speed tester

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Shutter speed tester

Post by videofilm » Wed Oct 08, 2003 6:21 am

October Issue Q & A. Second website listing for a shutter speed tester is incorrect or discontinued.

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Re: Shutter speed tester

Post by RWA » Thu Oct 09, 2003 6:36 am

For what its worth I remember an article on testing shutter speed by photographing a TV screen and counting the scan lines captured on the film. A 1/60 of a second would show afully-illuminated screen, just the odd numbered lines. A 1/120 would show ½ a screen and so on. I have never tried it. The article was in a photo magazine.

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Re: Shutter speed tester

Post by toejam » Thu Oct 09, 2003 8:11 am

I think you may have to to tie the shutter release to the synchronization of the scan pulses, but with real fast film, maybe pushed a bit and enlarged, a neat way of solving problems could possabily evolve.

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