Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/07/18

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Subject: Re: [Leica] How many of you use cold light heads?
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 12:10:15 -0700
References: <002701bff0dc$4d7444c0$c73ffea9@ELNred735i>

Frank Filippone wrote:
> I use a VCL 4500 VC Cold light head.  My system is (somewhat) calibrated to
> the head.  Development is normal.  FIlm is almost exclusively HP5+... there
> are very different results reported for FP4+, so if you are using that film,
> your results in generl will be different.  Tri-X is reported to be similar
> to HP5.
> Enlarger is an Omega D5
> There are several really pseudo-scientific ( anal?? ) B+ W printing lists
> around.... sometimes they do NOT talk about time and temp.  Very little B/I
> and Dodging info, no masking.  Basic developer combos, in the great part.
> Frank Filippone

Hi Frank we did go through this about how I am using the same head with a D2?
I agree, a "normal" neg.
Mark Rabiner

In reply to: Message from "Frank Filippone" <> (RE: [Leica] How many of you use cold light heads?)