Ilford 500S up in smoke... :-(

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  1. keeds

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    Anyone know where I might get a 500S power supply (for Ilford 500H head) mended in the UK? Mine has gone up in puff of smoke.
     
  2. David H. Bebbington

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    One guy who might help (semi-retired electronics technician who has worked for major UK companies) is:

    Brian Chapman
    211 Chart Downs
    Dorking
    Surrey RH5 4DD

    Tel. 01306 888382

    He has done a good job on my elderly studio flashheads, I assume he can fix timers as well! A strong point of his is that he is willing and able to work on older gear.

    Regards,

    David
     
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    I needed help with the conversion of a Colourstar 3000 analyser to allow it to run on a Durst enlarger as opposed to a Devere which is what it had been set up for and Nova Darkroom put me onto a company called Lightwave which it has used for a number of electrical jobs.

    The guy there is very helpful and gave me advice on how I could do the conversion myself so he wasn't looking to capitalise on my ignorance and isn't looking for a "quick buck". Companies like that deserve our business.

    I can't say he can handle your job but he's worth a try.

    The number is 01959 570281

    pentaxuser
     
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    Thanks for your help. I've sent it off to Odyssey to see if they can fix it...
     
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    Thanks. Shame it's in the States. They weigh about 12kg, so I hate to think what the shipping would cost. I haven't heard if my unit is repairable so I may have to plum for this one anyway!