4x5 Enlarger - Most compact

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I won't expect the impossible, but what might be the most compact and easily put-up/break-it-down 4x5 enlarger. Likely will only enlarge to 11 x 14. THANK

-- David Stein (DFStein@aol.com), November 22, 2000


The British made Lines & Jones model with cold-cathode head is easily the most compact and lightweight enlarger that accepts 5x4. It has a cantilever mechanism, so the column is relatively short, while it still has plenty of rise and fall in the head. Weighs about 20lb.

-- Pete Andrews (p.l.andrews@bham.ac.uk), November 22, 2000.

David, The AHEL enlargers are very compact but if you want to buy something old there are lots of Brands like " Horima" for example. regards

-- Andrea Milano (milandro@multiweb.nl), November 22, 2000.

The Omega DII (not the D2). This enlarger does a great job with up to 4x5 negatives. It sets up and tears down quickly and they are inexpensive.


-- harold todman (htodman@aol.com), November 22, 2000.

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