Basic instructions for Beseler PM2 analyzer : LUSENET : Large format photography : One Thread

I just received a used Beseler PM2 color analyzer without the operating instructions and need to get it up and going quickly as I have a large wedding order to print. I have located a source to buy a manual, but it will not be here in time and have been unable to find a review of the PM2 on the web.

I think I am familiar with the basics of programming a channel (P1 or P2) using a good skin tone from a correct print, then adjusting the enlarger filtration in conjunction with the switches on the probe to null the meter on the new neg. I am unsure of the specific uses of the controls like the cyan master control.

I would appreciate any help. Thanks Bill

-- Bill McDiarmid (, December 12, 2001


Have you contacted Beseler?

-- Bob Salomon (, December 12, 2001.

I'd give Beseler a call. I lost a screw for my enlarger once, called them, and they shipped out a new one (with a spare for when I do it again). No charge, and I had bought the enlarger used. Their web site is and the phone number listed there is 908-862- 7999.

-- Jennifer Waak (, December 12, 2001.

Yes I emailed them today but of course it's too early for an answer. I was hoping that the basic instructions were somewhere on the net in a review or someone had a copy that a page could be emailed or faxed so I could start the job.


-- Bill McDiarmid (, December 12, 2001.

Calling is much faster then email if you have a deadline.

-- Bob Salomon (, December 12, 2001.

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