I'm still shopping around for a new enlarger, and have gotten interested in the Meopta Magnifax. I've read some glowing reviews, and it certainly has some unique and seemingly well thought out features: perspective correction, built in ND filters, true 6x9 coverage, and a rangefinder focus device that is claimed can eliminate the need for a grain focuser.

They're hard to come by here in the USA, but can be ordered directly from Meopta. The price is right: I could get the condenser head model, plus a multigrade diffusion head, for about $850.00 USD delivered.

Thoughts? Experiences?

I had settled on a Durst M670, but the prices for accessories and various doodads for it are obscene. A fine piece of gear, I'm sure, but still......