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The Geneva mechanism is an essential component of many film projectors which works in concert with other projector components such as the [[shutter]] in order to transform a film strip composed of static pictures into what appear to be "moving images". It is a mechanism which converts rotational motion into periodic motion.
 
The Geneva mechanism is an essential component of many film projectors which works in concert with other projector components such as the [[shutter]] in order to transform a film strip composed of static pictures into what appear to be "moving images". It is a mechanism which converts rotational motion into periodic motion.
  
==The "dwell state"==
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[[File:Geneva_mechanism.gif]]
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===How it Works===
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*Dwell state
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*Pull-down
  
[[File:Geneva_mechanism.gif]]
 
  
 
==Resources==
 
==Resources==

Revision as of 15:27, 21 April 2020

The Geneva mechanism is an essential component of many film projectors which works in concert with other projector components such as the shutter in order to transform a film strip composed of static pictures into what appear to be "moving images". It is a mechanism which converts rotational motion into periodic motion.

Geneva mechanism.gif

How it Works

  • Dwell state
  • Pull-down


Resources