Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/12

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Subject: Re: [Leica] RE: Jobo Processor
From: "Wilber Jeffcoat" <>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 15:11:45 -0500
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So Austin, what is a reasonable price?  + or - a few.
Cheers Wilber
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Austin Franklin" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2001 1:01 PM
Subject: RE: [Leica] RE: Jobo Processor

> >If I were buying a new one, I would be sure it's one you can set and
> >forget until it beeps that everything is done.  Mine has tanks to save
> >chemicals for re-use.  I would be sure the new one did, too.  I had to
> >a separate water panel for controlling the wash temperatures.  Some of
> >new ones include that, I think.  I don't think you could go wrong with
> >of the Jobo's though.  If you find one used, you'll probably save a lot
> >money.
> I bought an ATL-1500, and it is set and forget...and beeps when done.  I
> absolutely love it.  It is fully programmable, does 6 rolls of 120, 5 of
> in the large tank, or two 120 or two 35mm in the small tank.  It does
> require an external water temp controller/mixing valve, and I use the Hass
> Manufacturing Intellifaucet.  It too, is set and forget, and computer
> controlled.  Since I process both B&W and E6, and they require vastly
> different is as easy as turning the dial on the
> Intellifaucet...and it just gets it right.
> The 1500 does have chemical recovery capability.  I can say enough about
> It's small, very consistent and very reasonably priced...and especially if
> you can find one used.
> The only thing I can say about it is draining is done by gravity, not by
> pump...and you have to make sure you get the drain hoses done right, or
> have problems.  It isn't hard to do, you just have to be aware of it.
> Oh, and it also has a battery backup...though for the money, I'd buy an
> external UPS if I were you...more watts of backup, and less money.

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