Techno-aide 2500D/S film duplicator for Palladium printing

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by chris schwer, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. chris schwer

    chris schwer Member

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    Hello, Has anyone tried to use a Techno-aide film duplicator for Palladium printing? This is a contact printer with an incorporated UV light source used for duplicating X-Ray films. I received one of these yesterday and had never seen this before. HEPL! Thank... Chris
     
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    Hi Chris,
    I did a quick Google search for the Techno-aide 2500D /S and found some online.
    My quick assement is, yes, it appears that it would work.
    The cons in my opinon are:
    image size and / or print size would be limited.
    printing times might be long.
    also, I normally use a contact frame to keep the negitive and paper in contact, I don't know if this would accomidate the thickness of the contact frame.

    Having said all that it looks like something worth exploring.
    Be sure to report back so we can all benifit from your experience.

    Gary
     
  3. chris schwer

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    Thanks Gary,

    I was given this unit and thought I might give it a try. It also looks as if it might be adapted to take a larger number of bulbs to increase printing speed. I will let you know when I have tried it out!

    Thanks again... Chris