A short guide to and description of Durst enlargers. M, , 35mm, /4 x /4, Condenser, No, $, Built-in supplimentary filters add 60CC Y and. Hi. Can anyone help please. I’ve just recieved a Durst M B/W enlarger that I bought on ebay. It has come with a transformer Durst TRAN. Hi I just bought on ebay for £10, a Durst M with colour head + philips timer, just to get the timer. The enlarger is surplus to requirements. Its.

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Someone PMed the suggestion that it might be a blown cap in the voltage regulator circuit. Please enter a number less than or equal to 4. Once you’ve got that straight, it all becomes simple, though a bit unorthodox. Eurst the lever places the condenser mount on the edges of the negative, pressing it flat in the carrier. Alignment tests were also well within tolerances.

Yes, my password is: You look down on the easel and you see three small squares. All seems well so far. Printing times were also quite drust sec. Postage cost can’t rurst calculated. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.

Maybe there is a site with specs claiming that your color head doesn’t reach the most extreme high or low contrast settings of the filter kit. It goes something like this: The numbers are slightly different for different papers and enlargers, but probably close enough.


The Durst M is truly a portable enlarger–it can be assembled or disassembled in just a few minutes. Here’s a couple of photos Don’t assume any such thing with the CLS 35 color head. What they do is offer a sort of tracking control so that once the image is focused, it stays in focus as you change the elevation of the head dusrt cropping. Of course part of me wonders whether I shouldn’t just wire the input straight to the transformer, but I suspect my enlarger lamp wouldn’t last all that long if I did.

The electronics store I know best has this: Maybe fine dutst Ham operator in your city or town and ask for help.

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Nevertheless, the Durst M plus the CLS 35 color head represents an ideal answer for the darkroom worker requiring a capable, low-cost color enlarger. All times are GMT 3m05 So, all this kind of made up for missing out on the Durst So we focused manually and kept on focusing that way.

Europeans are quite fond of using their enlargers to correct linear distortion, such as taking a building that is “leaning back” and using negative and lens swings to bring its lines back to vertical.

I preferred the more blueish black and higher contrast tones I got when using Multigrade with Tetenal K305 paper developer.

Have one to sell? Put the M and the CLS 35 together and they spell good color prints. You pull the negative carrier out half way which disrupts the negative position and can scratch the negative unless you’re extremely careful.


It goes up and down smoothly and stays where you want it without having to lock it in place. Also, thanks for your ” insight In addition, a small light leak coming from the lower part of the filter dials hit the ceiling with a splash of white light.

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There are mm305 items available. Skip to main content. Looked around the thrift store for about twenty minutes and could not find it Substituting a regulator producing volts increased our printing speed by more than a stop. By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

Durst M305 Enlarger with Ilford Multigrade

That’s pas de chance! Durst builds enlargers to a specific design philosophy which has remained essentially unchanged for the last 20 years or more. Find all posts by Bob. I still have my M Color.

This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking. On smaller enlargers this wouldn’t be a problem, but at larger magnifications and with lenses with shorter focal lengthsthis can become a concern.

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