Need some help with a Rapidoprint LD3

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by OeT, Feb 27, 2010.

  1. OeT

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    A couple of months ago I bought a AGFA-GEVAERT Rapidoprint LD3 to use when I'm making color prints.
    It seems to work fine when, I just don't know how to work it.
    Is there anyone here who's got some experience in this machine that can help me out or kwow where I can find a manual for it.

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  2. tiberiustibz

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    Have you tried turning it on and feeding paper through it? What do you mean by "seems to work?"
     
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    Yes it's feeding paper through.
     
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    The Rapidoprint process is a proprietory process intended for b&w papers containing already a developer. At a bath temp. of 22°C the processor feeds the paper through an alkaline activator, then through a fixer at a fixed speed. Other models had succceding washing baths installed.

    Employing such a processor for current colour papers would take some modifications I assume...
     
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    Color works at room temperature (68f and above) with a 2 minute development time and a 4 minute blix. You might be better off with trays unless you prefer the hands off approach.