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Elias Sunset
24-Apr-2017, 14:19
Hi All,

since I tried large format and the Zone System, I definitely kept missing a darkroom timer adapted to my needs.

Hence my decision to build my own (https://eliadarkroom.wordpress.com/f-stop-timer) and release all relevant info for anyone wanting to build one.



https://youtu.be/rmSGV807NaU


Comments welcome

Cheers

Elia

Elias Sunset
27-Aug-2017, 03:05
Dear All,

a User's manual is available here (https://eliadarkroom.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/monkito-users-manual.pdf) now

Cheers

Tim Meisburger
27-Aug-2017, 08:32
Is there no sound in the video?

Elias Sunset
27-Aug-2017, 11:25
Is there no sound in the video?

No sound... I was unaware of the copyright of my soundtrack....I had therefore to remove the sound.

When possible (very busy these days), I will upload a video showing the test strip with a real demo of split grade printing with test strips and dodging burning sequences.

Cheers

Ricardo Maydana
5-Dec-2017, 14:15
Felicitaciones... se puede decir en varios idioma Congratulations

Elias Sunset
7-Dec-2017, 06:09
Felicitaciones... se puede decir en varios idioma Congratulations

Aguyjevete my friend ! Thank you

Randy Moe
7-Dec-2017, 06:31
Dear All,

a User's manual is available here (https://eliadarkroom.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/monkito-users-manual.pdf) now

Cheers

404 File not found. No manual.

Looks great!

ic-racer
7-Dec-2017, 06:43
So, if I'm at f2.93 and I want to add 1/4 stop exposure, I would...get my calculator. In which case it is easier to add 1/4 stop exposure to the base time in seconds (multiply by 1.18). Maybe I need to see the manual.

Randy Moe
7-Dec-2017, 07:02
So, if I'm at f2.93 and I want to add 1/4 stop exposure, I would...get my calculator. In which case it is easier to add 1/4 stop exposure to the base time in seconds (multiply by 1.18). Maybe I need to see the manual.


Agreed
I have enough trouble setting my DIY Gas Burst timer with 3 time variables and pressure. I REALLY need the manual for Elias' f=stop timer.

Elias Sunset
7-Dec-2017, 09:23
Agreed
I have enough trouble setting my DIY Gas Burst timer with 3 time variables and pressure. I REALLY need the manual for Elias' f=stop timer.

Sorry all, I reorganized the links and menu...

Here is the new location for the manual (https://eliadarkroom.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/monkito-users-manual-rev-b.pdf)

Anyway, if lost, please refer to the main page (https://eliadarkroom.wordpress.com)

Thank you all

Elias Sunset
7-Dec-2017, 09:35
Ic-racer, no, no need of any calculator.
You can set the f-stop interval anytime in 1/100, 1/10, 1/4, 1/3, 1/2 or full stop. Once done (I use 1/10 by default ) you may adjust your time whenever you want, directly by rotating the encoder, no need to confirm anything, just set the f-stop/time and start the timer.
Once you have done a test strip, no need to set your time again to make your exposure, just select the strip of your choice and expose, nothing more.
Hope to be clear enough.....