ilford 500 head

Discussion in 'Enlarging' started by mitch brown, Sep 29, 2006.

  1. mitch brown

    mitch brown Subscriber

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    good day
    how good is a ilford 500 system for fine art B&W compaired to a cold light. also how would you rate the system overall?
    thanks
    mitch
     
  2. Jim Edmond

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    I have this system on an Omega D2 chassis that I use with the RH Designs Analyzer 500 controller. It's very convenient in use with even and stable light output. Split grade printing is easily accomplished. Print times are so short that I'm considering switching from the 300 watt lamps to 150 watt.

    Previously, I used a condenser head and don't have enough experience with cold light to make a valid comparison.