Any body know about Kienzle 13X18 enlargers?

Discussion in 'Darkroom Equipment' started by Soeren, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. Soeren

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    I stumpled upon their site and this C138 enlarger in particular is interesting since it will fit my darkroom in hight.

    http://www.kienzle-phototechnik.de/Vergrosserer/C-Baureihe/C138/c138.html

    So I wonder, are they still active making darkroom equipment and enlargers?
    If not is the C138 available somewhere SH?
    Anybody here who have used one and want to share their experience and opinions?
    Best regards
     
  2. Muihlinn

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    AFAIK they still build them if you order one, but I'd tell you to contact over phone to speed up things.
     
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    They are still manufacturing, at least that is what they told me two years ago. They seem to be busy with modifications too. And just last month they had a stand at a photo-fair.
     
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    They are by reputation superbly made and also extremely expensive. I have heard priced at around 6000 euro for 5x4 enlargers.
     
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    ouch € 6000,- thats way out of reach.
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    And the sad thing is you never see them sold second hand, at least I havn't. Your best best might be www.ebay.de