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Joseph Palladino
Film Handler

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From: new Egypt, N.J. USA
Registered: Feb 2007

 - posted 09-01-2011 04:39 PM      Profile for Joseph Palladino   Email Joseph Palladino   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
The Polynesian Cultural Center is switching to Digital and selling there Imax Projection system.
I run a Dome Imax how long before we go digital? I also thought that all Imax systems were leased not owned by the theater or science center.


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Frank Angel
Film God

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From: Brooklyn NY USA
Registered: Dec 1999

 - posted 09-01-2011 10:03 PM      Profile for Frank Angel   Author's Homepage   Email Frank Angel   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
They better sell their prints along with it otherwise the thing is not going to be able to do very much for whoever is thinking of purchasing it.

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Jim Henk
Master Film Handler

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From: San Diego, CA
Registered: Feb 2006

 - posted 09-02-2011 12:06 AM      Profile for Jim Henk   Email Jim Henk   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I thought those were all leased from Imax. They can be sold?

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Mark Gulbrandsen
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From: Bountiful, Utah
Registered: Jun 99

 - posted 09-02-2011 10:40 AM      Profile for Mark Gulbrandsen   Email Mark Gulbrandsen   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
There were a few systems that were sold outright by Imax... Dick Vaughn would know. But since film is obsolete and 4K DLP is now the king why would anyone bother with it. Would make a great display piece though...


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Monte L Fullmer
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From: Nampa, Idaho, USA
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..or a boat anchor for the "Queen Mary" ... lol

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Dave Macaulay
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From: Toronto, Canada
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 - posted 10-25-2011 09:03 PM      Profile for Dave Macaulay   Email Dave Macaulay   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
If they're selling it, you can safely assume they bought it outright. I installed it, nice gig. It's about 40' up in the air though: there is a door to get it through but that's a long first step down.

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