Filter for laptop screen?

Discussion in 'Darkroom Equipment' started by JLMoore3rd, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. JLMoore3rd

    JLMoore3rd Member

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    I'd like to use a timing process program like this:
    Time It Software
    in my darkrom, but I can't find a source (locally) for a filter... anybody use an LCD screen in their darkroom & have a suggestion?

    John '
     
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    I've just been draping a darkcloth over my laptop when I need it in the darkroom.
     
  3. David A. Goldfarb

    David A. Goldfarb Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Check out the Comp N Temp software, which looks to be a very attractive compensating timer program (to use it that way, you need a USB temperature probe that you purchase separately), and Curt Palm, the designer, is an APUG advertiser--

    http://www.apug.org/ads2/adpeeps.ph...sferurl=http://www.curtpalm.com/Software.html

    He has some suggestions for safelight filters for laptop screens on the website, and is generally a very helpful person. I asked how well the software performed with the probe rubber banded to a stainless steel tank, and he actually ran a test and gave me the results (which were that it's probably not accurate enough that way).