“Anecdotally I can tell you that the take-up rate is fairly small,” said Smyth.
The take-up probably causes more trouble than any other part of the mechanism and it should be carefully watched.
The principle of the take-up mechanism is shown in Figure 44.
Here the give-up, the negation of the lower passions, synchronizes with a take-up, the assertion of a beatitude.
This controls the movements of a lever called the take-up, pivoted to the machine (Fig. 4).
He inserted the loose end in the take-up reel and motioned to Scotty.
The reels upon which the film is wound are mounted above and below—the upper is the feed reel and the lower is the take-up reel.
Singer improved upon this by furnishing his machine with a spring take-up lever, partially controlled by the needle bar.
In the Motiograph take-up, Figure 45, the necessary friction and slip are all in the belting.
He got the projector from its case, plugged it in, using his father's desk as a table, and put on the take-up reel.