Daylab 300 have you used one?

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by bogeyes, May 27, 2007.

  1. bogeyes

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    Just won a job lot of darkroom stuff on Ebay, amongst the lot is a Daylab 300. What is it and what does it do? Will I be able to make colour prints from negs with it?Thanks in advance for your input.
     
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    get in touch with daylab they should be able to send you a manual.

    It was at one time used for making color prints, but it is a bit awkard.
    We have one at the school but use it on other bases for doing polaroid transfers, etc.
     
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    Did you have any success with it?
     
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    goodness this is an old thread, and yes we did use it for transfers, lifts, etc
     
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    My advice is to stay away from them.

    I bought one (maybe 15 years ago?). Well it cost me over $20,000 so far. After I had one and saw how much fun it was I had to have a full darkroom. Then I needed another camera and few lenses. Then I needed a better enlarger and more lenses. Then I need medium format cameras and lenses. Then I needed a better enlarger. Then I needed.....