Meopta Opemus Enlarger info

Discussion in 'Darkroom Equipment' started by johnny9fingers, Apr 26, 2006.

  1. johnny9fingers

    johnny9fingers Member

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    Hi All, I purchased a Meopta Opemus 6X6 enlarger after hearing good things about it on this and other forums. Is there someone in the U.S. that sells parts, manuals, bulbs ect. for this enlarger? I really don't know anything about this machine, I don't know what bulb it takes, or how to change lenses.
    I have made arrangements with an APUGer in Norway to purchase a negative carrier, so hope to be able to start making prints soon.
    Thanks,
    John
     
  2. PeterB

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    Hi John,
    I own an Opemus 6. I would highly recommend purchasing a fine focusing control adaptor (if one isn't installed already)
    Fine Focusing Control as listed on http://www.meopta.co.uk/accessories.html

    They make focussing much easier.

    Regarding a US distributor, apparently there are 164 in the US ! Not all of them would carry photographic enlarger parts since Meopta make other things like sports optics as well.
    visit this site and select which state you live in
    http://www.meopta.com/index.php?id=5&country=57

    regards
    Peter
     
  3. johnny9fingers

    johnny9fingers Member

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    Thanks Peter, I've checked the U.S. distributors and they are all dealers for rifle scopes. If I can't locate what I need from APUG members I will have to look for a dealer across the pond.
    John