Definition of slide duplicator in English:

slide duplicator

(also slide copier)


  • An optical device attached to the front of a camera lens for rephotographing a transparency.

    • ‘The simplest method is to make one exposure of just the moon using a very long lens and another of an interesting landscape, then combine them later in a slide duplicator.’
    • ‘If the filters could be placed between the slide duplicator and the camera, we'd be good to go.’
    • ‘Looking at slide copiers it became apparent that the costs were excessive for a single project.’
    • ‘There are slide copiers made for 35 mm cameras, usually designed to fit on an adapter ring around the lens.’
    • ‘I noticed other slide duplicators for this type of camera seem to have a longer tube than this configuration.’