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Catalog Number 2012.104.3
Object Name Camera
Title Repromaster Process Camera
Date c.1978
Year Range from 1973
Year Range to 1983
Description Large blue, black and orange process camera. The top of the machine has a hinged cover which unlocks by pressing the orange button at the front. Inside is the deck that the image which is being reproduced would be placed according to the page guide which is taped to the deck. A large compound camera lens can be seen below the glass deck. There is a dial gauge on top of the lid. Beside the cover on either side are shelves. The orange front of the machine has the manufacturer name "Geverat AFGA GEVERAT" in the top left and the model name in the top right "Repromater 2001" in black print. In the center are various toggles and switches for technical camera adjustment. There are also two red indicator lights on the front. On either side of the front orange panel are blue crank handles, one raises and lowers the lower deck and one raises and lowers the camera. the camera hangs below the copy deck and has two dials with rulers for adjustment. The lower deck is a glass top with a cardboard guide underneath and on either side a two light lamp is mounted with a shad that directs the light directly on the platform. The adjustment shafts and electrical wiring run down behind the innards of the machine and are covered by a black rolling backdrop which extends behind the lower deck. Below the machine are a motor and an electrical plug which are attached to length cords. Two spare florescent light bulbs accompany the repromaster in cardboard packaging.
Search Terms Quintus Graphics Incorporated
Dimensions H-117.5 W-143.3 D-80.6 cm