I inherited some equip and have no clue... help please

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  1. Fabian

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    Currently I am using a durst m 305 with multicontrast filters and a simple clock. No problems. The equipment i inherited seems a little more complicated, but I am very willing learning how to handle it.

    First problem is that i have no idea how to connect all of this:

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    this is where I dial in the exposure time right? if anyone has a manual i would be very grateful
    the connections:
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    ?

    equipment part 2:
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    I only plan to enlarge bw. Is this of any use for me? what does it do?
    back:
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    connections again:
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    and then there is this, the power suppy (?):
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    this connections:
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    from the back:
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    The new enlarger is a fujimoto g70. I plan to d black and white with the colorhead. I have never done it before, but thinking of not switching the filters seems convenient. Also I don't trust filters below the lens.
    Is there a chart on how to filter the colors to gain a 1 filter, and so on?

    The only thing i would then need is a red filter, like i have it on the durst. To put it here.
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    From the enlarger itself come those cables:
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    1) Any instructions on how to set this up?
    2) How to connect this?
    3) Is there anything I need to buy?
    4) Is this a good combination? Anyone owns such a thing?

    It is a pity that this things are waiting in my livingroom for their chance. No that I have to move my darkroom, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to get to know this equipment

    Thanks in advance...
    Clueless Fabian
     
  2. Stephanie Brim

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    Images aren't working.
     
  3. Nick Zentena

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    Thought I really need those new glasses -)
     
  4. Konical

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    Good Afternoon, Fabian,

    Ditto to Stephanie's comment. All I get are those annoying little boxes with the red X.

    Konical
     
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    You're lucky! I don't even have the little red X's!
     
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    I get blue boxes with white question marks.
     
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    All I get is ?
     
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    If I click on each question mark using "ctrl" click, then I can see them in a new window. It just takes awhile.

    edited - and I can't help with the connections, etc.. either. Sorry.
     
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    I can see all pictures
     
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    That's some pretty far out looking darkroom gear. The first rig looks like some kind of densitometer. The ham-master looks like an amplifier. You should try hooking a speaker up to it and see what happens.
     
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  12. Fabian

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    pictures again

    i'm not sure why some people seem to see the pictures while some do not. i will try to attach them here.
    hopefully it works now.

    first two pictures show the durst compulux, and it's connections
    the next two pictures show the back and the connections of the equipment in the last picture.
    5, 6, 7 show the Ham-Master.
     

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    OK, just idle speculation here. That "Ham Master" thing looks to me like a power supply. (Perhaps 12 volts DC to run mobile radio gear at home on the AC mains.) I wonder if the enlarging stuff runs on some DC voltage and this was used to replace the original power supply? E.g., there may have been some creative mods going on with this gear.

    DaveT
     
  14. Fabian

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    exactly those creative mods cause me problems. on the enlarger it says "input 12V". and i have no other power supply...
     
  15. Nick Zentena

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    I can't get the little pics to get bigger. All I get is an error message.

    Looking at the little pics the last one looks like a colour analyzer of some sort.

    The 12V doesn't sound that worrying to me. The bulbs are likely 12V
     
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    Not Just Idle Speculation!

    Hi Dave and all:

    Yes, this is a 12 volt regulated DC power supply made in Germany. (i.e. don't hook it up to a speaker as someone suggested -- it will burn it out). Netzgeraet translates to Power supply unit in english, according to Babelfish.

    As Dave said, it likely was used as a power supply for the enlarger to provide 12 volts for the lamp.

    Dave