Ilford multigrade 500 head

Discussion in 'Darkroom Equipment' started by jappie, Jul 28, 2003.

  1. jappie

    jappie Member

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    Hi, fellows
    I have the opportunity to buy a Durst 805 enlarger with an Ilford Multigrade 500 head.
    Does anyone have experience with that kind of head? Good or bad.

    Many thanks in advance.

    Jappie
     
  2. RAP

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    I worked with an Ilford VC head back in the late 80's when I worked part time for Mobil Oil in the photo department. I do not know if it is the same model you are referring to and I have not worked with an other since. But for what I remember, it worked fine. A double rheostat for each tube gave me all the contrast control I wanted. If at all possible, try to work with it before buying and call Ilford for additionall information.