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Forum: Darkroom 14th September 2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,906
Posted By namir
A couple of years ago I had a M305, too, but sold...

A couple of years ago I had a M305, too, but sold it, because I thought, one enlarger would be enough, and I also had an old Meopta Opemus IIa, which (after some tinkering) was capable to do 35mm,...
Forum: Darkroom 18th October 2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,444
Posted By namir
I use LED bulbs (iirc 25w equiv.) in two Kaiser...

I use LED bulbs (iirc 25w equiv.) in two Kaiser Safelights (by-catch...). As one of the lamps came without the little mirror and thus was (with the old 15w tungsten bulb as well as with the LED)...
Forum: Darkroom 3rd October 2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,588
Posted By namir
I would keep them both (two enlargers is no...

I would keep them both (two enlargers is no enlarger) and use the colour head. When switching to a diffuse lighting I was surprised how clean my prints can look - had much less problems with dust. ...
Forum: Darkroom 19th July 2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,747
Posted By namir
I am no expert in concern of electric or...

I am no expert in concern of electric or electronic issues, I give my best:
I have a M305, afaik it uses the same transformer- the one I have is named EST 305, that is often sold together with the...
Forum: Introductions 19th July 2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,423
Posted By namir
welcome to the forum, Frank! (And Salve to...

welcome to the forum, Frank!

(And Salve to the sufferers of Latin)
Forum: Darkroom 16th November 2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,486
Posted By namir
I am sure Kaiser did specify the bulb - maybe...

I am sure Kaiser did specify the bulb - maybe they say not to use any bulb but "Kaiser 4459" which I do not believe is produced by Kaiser in Buchen (where I happen to live at the moment, btw) and...
Forum: Introductions 8th November 2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,828
Posted By namir
Servus Klaus, nice to find you here!

Servus Klaus, nice to find you here!
Forum: Chemical formulae 5th April 2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,522
Posted By namir
properly done it won't destroy a HP5. (So DON'T...

properly done it won't destroy a HP5. (So DON'T do things like use deacidified coffee or subsitute vit-C with citric-acid... just stick to tried and tested recipes published by reliable sources).
As...
Forum: Monochrome Film 21st March 2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,206
Posted By namir
Sometimes instruction leaflets are really...

Sometimes instruction leaflets are really helpful:

cf. http://www.ilfordphoto.com/Webfiles/2006130218312091.pdf, p. 4.

The leaflet only says double clearing time, afaik for T-Max/Delta/Foma T...
Forum: Darkroom 20th March 2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,170
Posted By namir
as for the capacity, I count films, I fix about...

as for the capacity, I count films, I fix about 10 films in 500ml 1+4, if I wouldn't change films all the time, I would orientate myself by film clearing time (as described e.g. in the Ilford...
Forum: Darkroom 19th March 2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,170
Posted By namir
some time ago, I had problems with Adofix, it...

some time ago, I had problems with Adofix, it went bad after a couple of weeks (it became smelly, strange things were swimming around in it, prints had pink stain), working solution and stock...
Forum: Monochrome Film 5th March 2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,116
Posted By namir
The Paterson top seems to be made of softer...

The Paterson top seems to be made of softer plastic, AP uses a rather hard plastic - which can be watertight, as it is the case with the old Jobo-tanks, but wasn't with my tank. Maybe lifting the lid...
Forum: Monochrome Film 4th March 2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,116
Posted By namir
the tank just looks like the one made by AP...

the tank just looks like the one made by AP (which could mean, that it actually the same product) Had one (the small one), one thing I didn't like about it was, that it leaked (I felt urged to add...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 24th February 2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,632
Posted By namir
I hardly ever dump paper-developer. Not because I...

I hardly ever dump paper-developer. Not because I used it up so fast, it canbe months between two sessions.
I used to use Calbe N113, I can't remember it ever went bad. . As Developer decreases in...
Forum: Monochrome Film 31st January 2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,377
Posted By namir
data given in the Rollei-factsheet is meant for...

data given in the Rollei-factsheet is meant for HRX-3. The latest HRX-version is called: "HRX-the successor of HRX-3 new"... so there were two updates in the meantime. I don't know, if...
Forum: Introductions 11th September 2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,744
Posted By namir
Hello and welcome, Michael! I never...

Hello and welcome, Michael!

I never switched away completely, when digital was new I used it a bit, played around with photoshop and so on. It has certain advantages, but I do not really like...
Forum: Darkroom 5th September 2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,114
Posted By namir
Thanks for showing! I think I saw pictures of a...

Thanks for showing! I think I saw pictures of a darkroom with 侘寂 "wabi-sabi"- characters pinned on the wall before, maybe somewhere on flickr?
If it was my darkroom (I would be happy if it was...),...
Forum: Darkroom 22nd August 2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,311
Posted By namir
I do not really intend to go on holiday with my...

I do not really intend to go on holiday with my darkroom, I was thinking about a traveldarkroom, because my last darkroom was in our cellar compartment and most of the time I couldn't use it, because...
Forum: Introductions 1st August 2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,722
Posted By namir
Thank you for the warm welcome! Took a closer...

Thank you for the warm welcome! Took a closer look at the new flat yesterday... had to realise that the new darkroom will be a temporary one again, the second bathroom is smaller than I remembered it...
Forum: Darkroom 30th July 2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,957
Posted By namir
I like to make small prints, I have a simple 5x7"...

I like to make small prints, I have a simple 5x7" LPL easel, which I am very fond of. It produces borders, that are acurate enough for my demands, and it gives me the feeling to have a proper tool...
Forum: Introductions 30th July 2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,722
Posted By namir
Hello from Heidelberg!

Hi everybody,

my name is Bernhard, I live in Heidelberg, Germany at the moment, are just about to move from here to what they call "Baden Siberia".
As for photography, I just make some pictures...
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