Canon Auto Zoom 518 Super 8 Movie Video Film Camera/w Case Made in Japan.

$165.00

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SKU: 375309540662 Category:

Description

Canon Auto Zoom 518 Super 8 Movie Camera – A Blend of History and Craftsmanship

The Canon Auto Zoom 518 Super 8, a marvel of its time, introduced in September 1967, stands as a testament to the era when filmmaking began to embrace the convenience of Super 8 film cartridges. This model, renowned for its perfect balance of performance, price, and design, features an innovative power zooming capability, adding a layer of ease for the user. Crafted with precision in Japan, this camera not only embodies the technological advancement of the late ’60s but also the artistic spirit of filmmakers of that time.

In today’s digital age, owning a piece of history like the Canon Auto Zoom 518 Super 8 offers a unique opportunity to connect with the tactile and mechanical roots of filmmaking. It serves not just as a tool for capturing moments but as a bridge to the past, inviting enthusiasts and collectors alike to explore the rich textures and distinct aesthetics that only film can offer. Whether for the nostalgia, the unparalleled warmth of film, or the joy of engaging directly with every frame, this camera stands as a cherished relic of a bygone era.


Technical Specifications and Condition


Our Canon Auto Zoom 518 Super 8 has been power-on tested and shows signs of functionality, though we’re unable to perform extensive testing due to the absence of appropriate media. It’s a testament to its durability and Canon’s engineering excellence that it remains operational. The camera features manual zoom and focusing, a 9.5 – 47.5mm f/1.8 lens, and supports Super 8 film cartridges, encapsulating the essence of vintage filmmaking.

  • R2V3 C5F1: Signifying a good cosmetic condition with standard signs of use but no significant damages, and collectible quality for its vintage appeal and historical value.

Includes: Original carrying case, with a few dents. 
Also includes A canon C-8 TELE Converter and 1.5X lens no 31682


R2V3 Category: C5F1 – Inspected with care, part of our commitment to sustainability and preservation of historical artifacts.

NOTE: There is some damage to the included case, noted in the photos. still holds camera well and clasps shut. 


 

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We use the R2v3 R2 Equipment Categorization (REC) for item grading and to assign the cosmetic, functional, and data sanitization status to Collectible and Specialty Electronics, and Functional Products. 

Cosmetic Description Grades

C0 | Not categorized 
C1 | Damaged (For materials recovery)

C2 | Used Poor ? Heavy use and age · Cosmetic blemishes are significant, such as multiple heavy dents, may require repair · Damages to latches, hinges, keyboards, etc. are prevalent · Critical parts are missing

C3 | Used Fair (Moderate use and age) · Cosmetic blemishes are consistent with wear, including multiple dents, discoloration, and light to heavy scratches · Damage to latches, hinges, keyboards, etc. · Some parts, panels, bezels, or covers may be missing

C4 | Used Good · Cosmetic blemishes include scratches and/or other surface imperfections from consistent use, but equipment is in good condition overall · Minor wear of labeling may be visible · Small dents and small areas of discoloration may be present from the removal of tags · No damage to latches or hinges, nor any missing parts, panels, bezels, or covers

C5 | Used Very Good · Cosmetic blemishes include minor scratches and/or other surface imperfections from consistent use, but equipment is in good condition · Minor wear of labeling may be visible · Minor dents and areas of discoloration from the removal of tags · No missing parts

C6 | Used Excellent · Overall excellent cosmetic condition · May have light scratches or other minor blemishes from normal wear · Minor cosmetic blemishes have no impact on the system?s overall functionality or performance · Fully cleaned with all non-original labels removed · No missing parts

C7 | Certified Pre-Owned (Seller or Manufacturer Refurbished) · Used equipment that has been fully restored to like-new condition with warranty · Fully cleaned and cosmetically repaired with no blemishes · No missing parts
C8 | Unused · New, out of box, unused equipment removed from original packaging with no signs of wear or alteration

C9 | New Open Box · New, unused equipment in original packaging where factory seals have been broken · No signs of wear or alteration

Functionality Description Grades 

F1 | Collectible or Specialty Equipment · Collectibles are rare, vintage, and no longer manufactured or supported by the OEM · Specialty equipment are rare and specialized equipment not generally available in retail · May have broken or missing parts 
F2 | Verified Specialty Electronics · Verified removed from operation with no known defects in functionality · No physical damage or defects · No corrosion · No missing parts · Part numbers and serial numbers verified accurate

F3 | Key Functions Working · A subset of the primary functions of the device that an ordinary user of the device expects to function are verified working through manual or software tests · Software may not be loaded or configured · Hardware required for key functions to be tested may have been removed after testing (e.g. Hard Drive) · May be missing components or parts not essential to key functions · Secondary functions may not be tested or working · May not include Focus Materials (e.g. Battery) that are not working or not tested · All missing components or parts will be listed for each item

F4 | Hardware Functional · All hardware is tested and verified working through manual or software tests · No missing or damaged components or parts · Software not loaded or configured · No hardware defects

F5 | Refurbished · All functions tested and verified working through software tests · Loaded and configured with legally licensed software for full operations · Software test results are available · No hardware or software defects

F6 | Like New · All functions tested and verified working through software tests · Repaired with OEM original parts · Loaded and configured with original manufacturer?s legally licensed software for full operation · Meets OEM specifications for full original functionality · Software test results are available · Zero defects More information about these testing standards that we use can be found on the SERI website.

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Additional information

Weight 5.00 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 12 × 4 in
Brand

Canon

Film Format

Super 8

Color

Silver

Country/Region of Manufacture

Japan