Durst Laborator 1200 Automatic Color Control Head

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  1. jfdupuis

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    Hi all,

    I'm looking at a Laborator 1200 on the used market and there is this one with an "Automatic Color Control System". The head looks like the usual 4 wheels head like the CLS500 or CLS501, but inscriptions and other details are different. I tried to find information about it, but I can hardly find anything on it.

    Any one know what it is ? Is it a nice head or should I wait for another deal with a different head ? I'm really not in a hurry.

    Thanks
     
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    You may be referring to the VLS 501. Could be the basis of an excellent system. What else comes in the deal?
     
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    From what I understand, the VLS heads seems to be BW multigrade head. I saw a picture of the VLS500 which had only one control. The one I'm referring to is definitely a color head with 4 controls.
     
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    That seems to be the one. How is the Autocolor compared to the other like the CLS for instance ?
     
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    DO you have that manual in english?