Note: the movie reel shown in some photos is for illustration purposes only and is not included; the take-up (empty) reel is included.
The Bell and Howell Model 346 is a compact and beautifully designed Super 8 movie projector with a very rigid chassis. The automatic loading was flawless in my tests. Please note that it is not a dual format projector (it only accepts Super8 film and the physically identical Japanese Single8 film--not old standard 8mm). The projector includes a working DJL lamp and a take-up reel. The included takeup reel is a quality metal unit with a slot for the film end but does not include 'teeth' for automating loading. Please let us know if you'd prefer a plastic reel with the autoload 'teeth'.
I could not find any information about this model online. It appears to be identical to the 346A model which is Made in the USA but this one is made in Canada.
Here are the specs for the seemingly identical model 346A (source: https://www.filmkorn.org/super8data/): marketed in 1965
design: 346A super 8 mm film lens: Bell & Howell Increlite f: 1.6 \ F: 1 inch lamp: 150 W, 120 V, DJL reel capacity: 120 m projection: forward projection speed: 18 fps film loading: automatic threading manual unloading: possible sound: no motor: magnetic motor power source: 115 V AC, 60 Hz, 500 W max, 5 Amp made in Usa by Bell & Howell
Condition notes This projector was tested with a super 8 movie reel and is running well with the exception of it being quite noisy in reverse/rewind; this noise doesn't seem to affect the performance. It is also missing the logo decal on the lamp housing (very common with Bell and Howell projectors).
Note: We guarantee that the installed DJL projector lamp will arrive in working condition but as lamps are consumables item, we cannot guarantee its lifespan. Otherwise, the projector comes with our normal 30 day full guarantee.
Should the lamp burn out, we strongly recommend long-lasting modern replacements available at Tvedenlampmodules.com (we are not affiliated with this company).