Beseler/Minolta 45A Enlarger Focus Problem

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  1. jgwetworth

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    Hey guys, Having a bit of a problem with my new enlarger the Beseler/Minolta 45A, The exposure etc seem to work but the focus button does nothing nor does the remote display an error, anyone know whats going on?
     
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    I think the focusing bulb burned out. I think the 45A has 3 bulbs for exposure and 1 for focusing.
     
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    I have tons of extra bulbs it came with any idea how to tell what bulb is the focus and replace it?
     
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    Do you have the manuals? If not, I can post them.
     
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    The focus bulb will not be behind a filter like the other three. The bad bulb will also likely have burn marks inside where the electrodes gave up the ghost.