Dialyt or Tessar as an enlarging lens?

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  1. JPD

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    I'm planning to build a simple and cheap 9x12 enlarger using an old plate camera and a lightbox. Which lens would you recommend of a 4,5/13,5 Eurynar, Unofokal or Tessar? :D
     
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    Not the Unofokar :D The Tessar might have slightly better contrast but the Eurynar could be sharper so try it first.

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    The Unofokal isn't a bad lens. :smile: I wrote before about my Tessar in a Compur that I "killed". I hope it's usable as an enlarging lens. :tongue: Now I have a project this fall and vinter.