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A sample of the PPT projectors in Halifax

The following projectors are shown on this page:

Cinemeccanica Victoria X - Westrex 7000 - Century console - Cinemeccanica Victoria 8 (two pictures) - Westar 2001 - Kalee GK40 - Cinemeccanica Victoria 5 - Kalee GK37 - Kalee 8

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Cinemeccanica Victoria X

The Vic X from Bletchley Park is now in storage at Halifax and now has a Super Xenith carbon arc SN 536. Awaiting restoration.
The machine was originally installed at the Odeon Leicester Square in April 1962. Removed in 1983 and later installed at Bletchley Park Enigma until 2011 when it was replaced by a Vic 8 again donated by the OLS.

Vic X

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Westrex 7000

The Westrex 7000 (SN unknown) has an Orcon XH-16S lamphouse (SN BU 00542) on the back.
Awaiting restoration.

Westrex 7000

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Century console

The Century console with integral xenon lamp has a Century MSC-TA picture head (SN 011623) mounted on a Century MR3 optical sound head (SN 07898).
Awaiting restoration.

Century console

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Cinemeccanica Victoria 8

The Vic 8 was donated by the Biggleswade council from their theatre. It was originally 35mm only but has since been converted back to a dual purpose machine. V8 Projector SN 83911 and Super Zenith lamphouse SN 1956.
Currently being restored.

Vic 8

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Cinemeccanica Victoria 8

Cinemeccanica V8 ex Dolby preview theatre Wootton Bassett equipped for 70mm with variable speed 16fps to 30fps. (SN 8918). Integral optical sound head, 70mm sound head (SN 1377).
Recently fitted with Zenith X8001H lamphouse which requires some attention.

Vic 8

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Westar 2001

Westar 2001 E/2 projector Head (SN 1995) on a 2003 soundhead (SN R3716) on a Westrex base with a BTH lamp house modified to take a two electrode xenon lamp.
Requires minor work.

Westar 2001

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Kalee GK40

Kalee GK40 picture head (SN 40427) on a Kalee sound head (SN 1428). Mounted on an early Kalee pedestal with a Vulcan carbon arc lamp. (SN 163).

GK40

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Cinemeccanica Victoria 5

Cinemeccanica Vic5 picture head with integral sound head (SN6575) mounted on a box style pedestal with invertor for silent speed running. Lamp house is Strong Super Lumex type 39000-1 (SN 81165).
Runner but requires some remedial work.

Vic 5

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Kalee GK37

Kalee GK37 with integral sound head (SN 37504) fitted with Kalee xenon arc lamp (SN 120). Complete with GK37 style pedestal and spool boxes.

GK37

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Kalee 8

Kalee 8 projector head (SN 10334) mounted on a BTH Type A sound head (SN R124904). Old style BTH pedestal with a Kalee Vulcan carbon arc lamp (SN 40715). Awaiting full restoration.

Kalee 8

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