Bulk buy - De Vere ELH 300w 120v

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  1. Ian Grant

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    When I'm next in the UK, which should be April, I'm planning a bulk purchase of these lamps for my 5108 De Vere.

    Last time (2-3 years ago) I got the price down to between £3-£4 by buying a complete pack. I don't know yet what deal I can get but they would be under £9 inc VAT & carriage, less any additional discount for volume.

    If anyone else is interested let me know by posting on this thread.

    Ian
     
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    I'm interested. What size is a complete pack?

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    The pack size may depend on where I buy from, last time from memory it was a dozen. These came as a pack/brick from the US where they are made, and my UK supplier was prepared to give me a good discount on complete packs. (Otherwise they have small no's of a niche product on their shelves).

    We can split packs if there's enough people. I'm looking to secure sufficient lamps to last me at least 5 or 6 years and hopefully longer.

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    I'll take a full pack of 12. I got my 5108 working over xmas and did think about where I would get replacement bulbs.

    Thanks for solving the problem.

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    I'm sure these are the bulb in my 504 with Multigrade 500 head. I would be interested. Thanks.
     
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    Keeds,

    In the 5108 there are four of the lamps, presumably as two sets of lamps connected in series to accommodate UK mains voltage. The ILFORD MULTIGRADE 500 service manual I found suggests two lamps.

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    If you have the standard 500W transtab, the lamps for the 504 heads are the 12V/250W ELC types. Does the Multigrade 500 use the transtab?
     
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    I think the Multigrade 500 head is a separate system; with the disclaimer I've never used one.

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    Just checked. Yep the Ilford Multigrade 500 uses 2 x 300W 120V ELH
     
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    Ian, Who is the manufacturer and what is the product number. I have just started using a 5108 with the Difcon head..Thanks for any reply, Evan Clarke
     
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    Evan, the full details are in the UK on another PC there & also on the last invoice & delivery note. When someone goes to my house there I'll ask them to look for you.

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    Great, I really appreciate that. The lamps in my head seem to be OK and the photography here in Wisconsin as pretty slow right now so I am not in a big hurry. (-15° F. this morning)..Evan Clarke
     
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    Tom, as soon as I'm back in the UK I'll post the details, that should be around a fortnights time. I don't have the suppliers details here in Turkey unfortunately they are on the previous order & another PC :D

    Anyone wanting bulbs will have to buy (or share) complete packs of 12, as they are imported direct from the US and not held on the dealers shelf, which is why they will give me a far better rate.

    Ian
     
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    I may be in the market for a pack too... Will confirm shortly...
     
  17. Ian Grant

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    Mark, hopefully I'll be able to post the price of each pack in about 10 days time when I'm back in the UK, the more people who are interested the better the deal I should be able to get from my supplier.

    There's no commitment needed until I actually place the order, I'm making nothing out of this myself it's just that a bulk buy will get us all a much greater discount.

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    I am interested too. The prices as they stand for individual bulbs are ridiculous.
     
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