Cachet Eco-Wash Experience?

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  1. jmcd

    jmcd Member

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    Can anyone comment on the Cachet Eco-Wash for paper? I can't find much information on this unit, and the PDF file I downloaded only contains the first page of 4, from what I can tell. I am considering a smaller unit than my old 11x14 Calumet for washing 5x7 prints.

    The 11x14 works great, but the volume of water is overkill for a small batch of 5x7 or 8x10. Other comments welcome.
     
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    eco-wash

    I'm a user of both the zone VI and the eco-wash....the eco beats it by a country mile....I am looking to move up to the 11x14 but the 8x10 works GREAT....the zone VI took more prints per wash but the water difference is major!!
    Best, Peter
     
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    Thanks, Peter. I appreciate your positive thoughts on the Eco-Wash.
     
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    sorry to show up late to the party... i have the 11x14" cachet ecowash... and the 16x20" calumet waterhog. i put a print in the ecowash with the recommended flow rate for an hour and a print in the calumet for an hour at the recommended flow rate...

    i used the photographer's formulary hypo test on those sheets... the ecowash came out significantly better. now i am in the market for a 16x20" ecowash...