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  1. Re: Durst L1840 Enlarger 8x10 10x10--Everything you wanted to know...

    Nobody knows?
  2. Re: Durst L1840 Enlarger 8x10 10x10--Everything you wanted to know...

    Hi,

    Is it possible to remove the baseboard arm from the 1840 chassis?

    Bests,
    C
  3. Thread: DeVere 504

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    Re: DeVere 504

    Oddyssey have been particularly useless in my search for a unit. You indeed have a closed loop head, a friend has hacked them to manually control filters. It is a messy job... When you are done with...
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    Re: Clarification of FS/WTB bumping rules

    I have posted WTB ages ago with no responses yet, kind of just gets lost in there. Strange that you cannot have a discussion in the threads either, other forums allow that and members can pitch in...
  5. Re: Midtone Machines - Automatic Film Processing Machine

    Still would of been possible to run it in the dark to develop B&W and test for even dev :) But probably easier to just go ahead and order sample, hopefully no changes will be required (still would of...
  6. Re: Midtone Machines - Automatic Film Processing Machine

    Nice, you didn't want to test the 3D printed one for development before then?
  7. Re: Midtone Machines - Automatic Film Processing Machine

    Position and slope!
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    Re: De Vere Enlarger factory

    Are they still manufacturing in China? Appears not
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    Re: De Vere 5108 manual

    I have messaged you!
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    Re: De Vere 5108 manual

    Anybody willing to email me a PDF?

    Bests,
    Caleb
  11. Re: Midtone Machines - Automatic Film Processing Machine

    Andrew is probably trying to test the prototype about now. Since we haven't heard back, just thought I'd point out some design oversights that may prevent some headaches;

    You mentioned you light...
  12. Re: Creo iQsmart3 and Supreme II scan speed

    I don't know anything about these scanners but have a look, you can get backlight units for most.

    https://www.imageaccess.de/?page=ScannersOptionsWheel&lang=en

    If you are willing to sacrifice...
  13. Re: Midtone Machines - Automatic Film Processing Machine

    Can you elaborate on the light trap? I haven't had any issues.

    Your designs look about the same size as a 4-roll tank I mean I don't see how it could be any smaller or larger regardless. Sorry I...
  14. Re: Midtone Machines - Automatic Film Processing Machine

    Just a thought; since the design of the tank is pretty much identical to the phototherm, perhaps you should also make it compatible? Just retrofit the probes and contacts and sell the same part as a...
  15. Re: Midtone Machines - Automatic Film Processing Machine

    I really wouldn't worry too much, I think the problem with the Phototherms was that the control and SW was so rudimentary with no overrides or fail-safes (say if the tank couldn't be identified via...
  16. Re: Midtone Machines - Automatic Film Processing Machine

    Sorry I meant the external heating pads on the tank will still need to be well over process temperature = poor transfer coefficient through the drum. Unless you preheat the drum itself or have more...
  17. Re: Midtone Machines - Automatic Film Processing Machine

    That is fair enough - I was going to ask what kind of volume production you were expecting. I have used heat resistant epoxy-resins from Smooth on (Epoxacast HT) there is a good store there in NZ too...
  18. Re: Midtone Machines - Automatic Film Processing Machine

    Hi there, cool project just like an updated Phototherm, I am not sure if the hairdryer is used to maintain temp or just drying?

    I have also played around with silicone heaters on tanks metal and...
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    Re: Chromagraph S3500

    Don't know too much about the Heidelbergs, best contact Karl Hudson and go from there.
  20. Re: Setting up a darkroom inside a shipping container

    Yep, thats the idea behind mine, modular and portable. Definitely would not want to try live in it.
  21. Re: Setting up a darkroom inside a shipping container

    Website is live..
    www.thecontainerlab.com
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    Re: DPL users/owners of Howtek/Aztek scanners

    Thanks again Sandy, point taken it really depends on what you are trying to do. Of course I don't have the machine or either software so I am just trying to determine its features otherwise I would...
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    Re: DPL users/owners of Howtek/Aztek scanners

    Hi Sandy,

    Thank you for response. I am curious, AFAIK Silverfast does not support log - are you able to show me where in the menu it has such an option? When it comes to various softwares, APIs,...
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    Re: DPL users/owners of Howtek/Aztek scanners

    Sandy,

    If you will allow me to shoot some questions for you, I appreciate your time if you could answer them:


    Can you elaborate on your use of Silverfast 6.6 re workflow and or direct...
  25. Re: Setting up a darkroom inside a shipping container

    Relfectix would do next to nothing methinks, good for open sheds and whatnot.



    There are several darkroom in a trailer projects I have come across. I will link back, it would be more suitable...
  26. Re: Setting up a darkroom inside a shipping container

    Sorry I was referring to everything; more so than just a darkroom, eg your home or business sowing equipment, where will those be? Do you want to expand capacity? (I thought you mentioned that...
  27. Re: Setting up a darkroom inside a shipping container

    I believe finding an old rural warehouse or derelict building and renewing/refitting would be a better fit for your aspirations. I would certainly do this if I didn't plan on taking all my equipment...
  28. Re: Setting up a darkroom inside a shipping container

    Building out-draining dehumidifier wall to control humidity along with general ventilation. Designed to run off solar <300W when off-grid setup, if I can upgrade solar array then can program...
  29. Re: Setting up a darkroom inside a shipping container

    This thread has garnered a bit of attention, I am currently working on the same project but going into the design, engineering and practicalities of it all. If you are interested in tracking progress...
  30. Re: Setting up a darkroom inside a shipping container

    I'll post some of my experience in the same kind of project, have you viewed the link I gave you?

    - Double the size-double the costs (volume is still low, transport, insulation, area etc)
    -...
  31. Re: Setting up a darkroom inside a shipping container

    I am building one among a few. There are a lot of compromises that need to be made and very costly. Sure the container is cheap, but that is about it. If you plan to have it as permanent item, I...
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    Re: Heidelberg tango drum scanner

    Hi Dean, what are you trying to achieve exactly? It may help you narrow down your decision making. Drum scanner vs pro flatbed is completely different workflow, so it really depends what you want to...
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    Re: Heidelberg tango drum scanner

    Hi Dean, is this the particular machine you are talking about? Not much of them pop up in Australia

    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/283442447456?ul_noapp=true
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    Re: Heidelberg tango drum scanner

    Where in Australia is this machine?
  35. Re: Aztek 8000 Premier, orange/yellow cast near image edge + scan lines

    Good to see making progress, appears mostly to be FORI lens (input to PMT)

    BTW:

    FORI - Fibre Optic Ring/Reflective Illumination
    FOTI - Fibre Optic Transparency/Transmission Illumination
  36. Re: Color seperation filter used in Drum Scanners

    Most drum scanners = CMYK separation workflow
    Isomet = RGB 'photographic' workflow

    Sorry not enough time to discuss more..
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    Re: 9000 dpi effective DSLR scanner

    I think this has already more or less been established, but you guys do realize you are essentially designing film scanner backwards? :p
  38. Re: Color seperation filter used in Drum Scanners

    I think all drew is trying to say is it a bit naive to think any colour negative and any ra-4 paper will work seamlessly, you still got to a lot of work to balance what wp with a dichroic CYM colour...
  39. Re: Color seperation filter used in Drum Scanners

    Now thats a whole other can of worms, what is digital capture? CCD or CMOS? Consumer digital cameras are mostly linear for the sake of it I think.
    ...
  40. Re: Color seperation filter used in Drum Scanners

    Hi Drew, picture is from paper and shouldn't be viewed out of context. Please give it a read, its just a theoretical example to explain a basic concept.

    But you are correct, there are many many...
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