Meopta Enlarger

Discussion in 'Enlarging' started by Thomas Wagner, Jan 18, 2005.

  1. Thomas Wagner

    Thomas Wagner Member

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    As part of getting back into the MF area I went down to the locker and re-patriated the old Meopta. Can someone confirm the lamp size that should be in it? I have a #212 in it, but I suspect that may be out of my old Durst.

    Any comments on this old beast? My 2 1/4 stuff is pretty primitive, but I am only going to do B/W on it. It does have a filter drawer, a Beslar 3.5/50mm and a Meopa Belar 4.5/75mm. Have not used it on 35mm

    Tom
     
  2. TPPhotog

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    Best place for most info on the Meopta is here Alas mine doesn't have any markings on but my manual for my Opemus 5a says:

    Tungsram 724 or 721
    Narva FA 05 21 03 or FA 05 20 03
    Osram 4633 or 4613
    Philips PF 605 or PF 603
    Thorn P 3/4 or P 3/3

    There's some good old names for you :smile: Have fun the Meoptas are wonderful to use.
     
  3. Thomas Wagner

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    Migawd, my Meopta is positively archaic. The best way to describe mine (other than the fact it ways it was imported by Anglophoto Ltd) is _round_. Not a square item on it other than an adjustable negative carrier. It's complete and ready to go, but really OLD. Heck, then so am I so it obviously has a few good years left.

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    So that would make it a classic then :wink: