Saunders LPL 4500 contrast control settings / grade equivalents?

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  1. billbretz

    billbretz Member

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    Hello-
    Been looking for a chart listing the grade equivalents for b/w contrast control on a Saunders LPL 4500.... that is, of course, what magenta / yellow settings are comparable to a particular contrast filter/grade...

    Specific settings are different for every brand/model of enlarger, right? Haven't been able to find one particular to the Saunders.

    Thanks,
    Bill
     
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    Bob-D659 Member

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    The contrast settings should be on the instruction insert in your box of paper. IIRC Saunders/LPL use the Kodak CC numbers on their filter settings.
     
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    Here is what I have taped to the front of my 4500. It's derived from Ilford's data sheet.
     

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    You can make your own, like this. But really, unless you have an oddball enlarger or an oddball paper, you should not have to go to the trouble.

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