sheet film in a Jobo CPE2

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  1. livemoa

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    Hi all, I have a jobo cpe2 (with lift,) I want to process sheet film, 10x8, 5x7, and I know that you can't use the expert drum on these. Any suggestions, I have some tanks that are for prints, can I use, modify, what ever to process sheet film?

    Jobo says that you can't, owing to the anti halation backing on the films, any one say otherwise?
     
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    The jobo 2800 series is designed for prints. They will work with your cpe.
     
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    I heartily agree with DrPhil. I've used a 2800 series drum for 8X10 sheet film with no problems at all.
     
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    If you really want to spend more money, you can have jobo make special sheet film carriers for the print drums. These carriers allow the anti-halation layer to be removed. However, it isn't too difficult to rinse the film in a tray after you take it out of the drum either.
     
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    Thanks guys, will try some film in it over the next few days