DeVere 504 Cathomag ... need advice

Discussion in 'Enlarging' started by jansenh, May 30, 2003.

  1. jansenh

    jansenh Member

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    Hello, list!

    I am looking for a decent 4x5' enalrger. Today I ran across a DeVere 504 with a Cathomag Head (incl. one spare bulb). I can get it for less than 1000US, which seems like a fair price.

    Is there an issue to consider regarding the cold-light bulbs... is it difficult getting new ones?
     
  2. bmac

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    Are you working with color or black and white? I am not familiar with that enlarger, but $1000 US sounds really expensive for an enlarger.
     
  3. David A. Goldfarb

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    DeVere makes pretty high-end stuff, so I'm not too surprised by the price, but there are less expensive alternatives. I think you should check with DeVere to see if they are supplying bulbs, or if it's one of the many cold light products that is really made by Aristo, in which case they could supply the bulb.
     
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