Quote Originally Posted by mwtroxell
I've been using a R40 65w floodlight/bulb in a reflector from Home Depot. I hang it 3 feet above the contact print frame and the times are around 9 - 13 seconds. The bulb cost around $5. I only started printing with Azo this year so maybe I'm missing something but why would you buy a special bulb?

My experience seems consistant with most others in that when the density range of the negative is consistant with the exposure scale of Azo paper that the negative exhibits enough density to require fairly lengthy exposure times.