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LAMPE-ECLAIR COMBUSTION LENTE [1 record]

Record 1 2007-07-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Audiovisual Techniques and Equipment
  • Photography
DEF

A flashbulb for use with focal plane shutters.

OBS

The light/time curve has a comparatively long and reasonably uniform peak (25 to 55 milliseconds half peak duration). The drawn out peak covers the run-down time of the shutter ensuring uniform exposures of the film even at the fastest shutter speeds (narrowest slit width).

OBS

FP stands for "focal plane."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Audiovisuel (techniques et équipement)
  • Photographie
DEF

Lampe éclair ayant une courbe caractéristique à crête aplatie, ce qui indique un temps d'éclair utile relativement long; à utiliser avec des obturateurs à rideau.

OBS

Ce type de lampe permet avec ceux-ci les vitesses d'obturation les plus courtes.

Spanish

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