Aleksei Dominikovich Samarskii

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Samarskii, Aleksei Dominikovich


Born circa 1855; year of death not known. Russian inventor.

In 1896, Samarskii developed a design for a motion-picture camera that had an original intermittent mechanism for intermittent motion of the film, a locking device that entered a perforation (a prototype of the registering pin), and a device for regulating the exposure and projection speeds.


Sokolov, I. V. I storiia izobreteniia kinematografa. Moscow, 1960.
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