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You may find that the geometry of the modern bulb is different then the original Osram which causes some uneven illumination. I have my bulb retracted as far up as it can go which works well for me. At 05:03 PM 1/26/2009, you wrote: >Hi All, >Thanks for your answers, Lluis: I was able to find both a Focotar and >Componon for the enlarger. I'm curious to see the results. I think that I >do need to use only a 75 watt bulb in there although I noticed that the >previous owner had a 150 watt in there, but it gets pretty hot and I >really don't want to overload the wiring. Curtis, I checked again and the >condenser looks to be in beautiful condition, no scratches to speak of. I >was rather curious what the glass itself should look like: if clear like a >lens, or milky white like a light bulb because I have seen the condenser >glass for sale on the auction site, for the Ic, and it is milky. I guess >the true way to know is to try it out! (I also figure I can use the Ic >manual as there are few differences: the lack of AN glass and it doesn't >tip back to for easy negative insertion...) Thanks again to all! (and Walt >thanks for the link) > >email@example.com wrote: >>Send LUG mailing list submissions to >> firstname.lastname@example.org >> >>To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit >> http://leica-users.org/mailman/listinfo/lug >>or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to >> email@example.com >> >>You can reach the person managing the list at >> firstname.lastname@example.org >> >>When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific >>than "Re: Contents of LUG digest..." >> >> >>Today's Topics: >> >> 1. Re: Leitz Focomat I (Sonny Carter) >> 2. Test (Lluis Ripoll) >> 3. Re: Picture Samples using R lenses on my Nikon D700 >> (George Lottermoser) >> 4. Re: (SPAM: ?) re: Focomat (Curtis Bliss) >> 5. Fwd: [Leica] Hasta Luego (Lluis Ripoll) >> 6. 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Re: Leica R lenses on Canon bodies (Wayne Serrano) >> 27. Re: Leica R lenses on Canon bodies (Douglas Sharp) >> 28. Re: Leica R lenses on Canon bodies (George Lottermoser) >> >> >>---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >>Message: 1 >>Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 12:01:44 -0600 >>From: Sonny Carter <email@example.com> >>Subject: Re: [Leica] Leitz Focomat I >>To: Leica Users Group <firstname.lastname@example.org> >>Message-ID: >> <email@example.com> >>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8 >> >>There are some Focomat instructions on sale on Ebay. >> >>On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 6:25 PM, Leina Gonzalez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >> >>>Hi all, >>> >>>Am new to this group (as of today), and would like to ask a question about >>>the Focomat I that I picked up recently. After quite a bit of research I >>>am >>>fairly certain that it is the 1a model (on the enlarger itself it says: >>>Leitz Focomat 1) it has a Varob 1:3,5 lens which seems (amazingly) to be >>>in >>>pretty good shape; no fungus, scratches, or haze. I am curious if I can >>>fit >>>another lens and if the screw thread is 39mm. Also, this is my first >>>enlarger and I am curious how I can assess the condition of the condenser >>>glass. Sorry for the silly question, but I honestly don't know what it >>>should look like. In any case, I have replaced the power cord, the other >>>one >>>was in terrible shape. And after replacing the very old bulb, found that >>>it >>>works like a charm. I can't wait to try it out... In any case the user's >>>manual is nearly impossible to find, in German or English so any advice or >>>tips would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! >>> >>>_______________________________________________ >>>Leica Users Group. >>>See http://leica-users.org/mailman/listinfo/lug for more information >>> >>> >> >> >> >> > >_______________________________________________ >Leica Users Group. >See http://leica-users.org/mailman/listinfo/lug for more information Chris Saganich MS, CPH Senior Physicist, Office of Health Physics Weill Medical College of Cornell University New York Presbyterian Hospital email@example.com http://intranet.med.cornell.edu/research/health_phys/ Ph. 212.746.6964 Fax. 212.746.4800 Office A-0049 "I am the radiation"